What the Taylor Review means for HR

July 14th, 2017

After many months spent reviewing the UK’s changing employment practices The Taylor Review has called for work to be “fair and decent”. Matthew Taylor (Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts) was commissioned by the Government to conduct a review into changing employment models. His report explores how workers’ rights should be protected, while … Continue reading “What the Taylor Review means for HR”

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Joelson opens new doors into China

July 11th, 2017

One of London’s leading law firms Joelson has spent the last month forging new ties with businesses in China, as it continues to see growing interest in its legal services from South East Asia. Joelson began its month of international relations with China by attending the Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit 2017 at Grosvenor House in London … Continue reading “Joelson opens new doors into China”

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Joelson drastically expands property team with appointment of talented solicitors

July 7th, 2017

The property department at one of London’s leading law firms Joelson has appointed four new solicitors to its team following an increase in demand for its services. Tegan Cummins, Kerry Coleman, Rory Holland and Jude Salmon have all joined the practice’s growing property team in the last month. Associate Tegan joins the firm having previously … Continue reading “Joelson drastically expands property team with appointment of talented solicitors”

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Take notice of notice provisions in leases

June 30th, 2017

It is important for both landlords and tenants to properly follow the terms of leases/tenancy agreements in relation to the service of notices otherwise the notice served may be invalid. Laura Bushaway, a Senior Associate in our property litigation team, examines the recent Court of Appeal decision in Grimes v. The Trustees of Essex Farmers … Continue reading “Take notice of notice provisions in leases”

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Top immigration solicitor questions the need for ‘settled status’ plans

June 28th, 2017

This week the Government unveiled its plans for the residency rights of EU citizens post-Brexit, calling for the creation of a new ‘settled status’. This status would be offered to EU citizens once they have lived in the UK legally and continuously for five years, but Jennifer Maxwell-Harris, a partner at leading London law firm … Continue reading “Top immigration solicitor questions the need for ‘settled status’ plans”

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Joelson’s immigration team questions new Government plans

June 28th, 2017

This week the Government unveiled its plans for the residency rights of EU citizens post-Brexit, calling for the creation of a new ‘settled status’. This status would be offered to EU citizens once they have lived in the UK legally and continuously for five years, but Jennifer Maxwell-Harris, partner in the Joelson employment & immigration … Continue reading “Joelson’s immigration team questions new Government plans”

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Lessons for operators from the Gambling Commission’s enforcement action against BGO

June 26th, 2017

In April this year the GB Gambling Commission issued a fine and formal warning to the operator BGO in relation to marketing and advertising breaches, the first such instance of a licence review by the Commission for these reasons. Richard Williams, Partner and Joint Head of Licensing and Gambling Team at Joelson reviews the circumstances … Continue reading “Lessons for operators from the Gambling Commission’s enforcement action against BGO”

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UK’s top non-executive directors to gain useful legal insight from Joelson

June 22nd, 2017

  Leading law firm Joelson has been invited to take part in an event at the London School of Economics (LSE) aimed at some of the country’s top business leaders. Hosted by In Touch Networks and sponsored by Joelson, the event held on the 4 July 2017 from 6.30pm will offer attending non-executive directors the … Continue reading “UK’s top non-executive directors to gain useful legal insight from Joelson”

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Value of hiring over 55s missed

June 22nd, 2017

It is not uncommon in a number of UK employment sectors for employees over 55 to be viewed as being ‘over the hill’ and therefore surplus to requirements. Exits of these individuals often result in threatened claims for age discrimination which are uncapped and can be of substantial value if the individual can show they … Continue reading “Value of hiring over 55s missed”

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Sweating your assets

June 19th, 2017

Running a café is an expensive business. Niall McCann, Partner at Joelson explains to EP’s readers why not using the regulatory regime to its full extent can be wasteful in the extreme… To read the full version of this article published by leading magazine EP, please click here.

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