US quick-service chain sets sights on rapid UK expansion

February 15th, 2019

An American chain with 200 restaurants under its belt has opened its first site in the UK and plans to launch more in 2019.

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Joelson advises Graze’s management team on sale to Unilever

February 12th, 2019

London law firm Joelson has advised CEO Anthony Fletcher and the Management Team of snack brand Graze on the company’s sale to Unilever.

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Healthy pickings for Travers and DLA on Unilever’s £150m graze buyout as firms navigate Interserve rescue saga

February 11th, 2019

Travers Smith and DLA Piper have sated their appetites on The Carlyle Group’s £150m disposal of graze while a raft of advisers sat tight as a further twist in the Interserve saga unfolded.

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Deal watch: Healthy pickings for Travers and DLA on Unilever’s £150m graze buyout as firms navigate Interserve rescue saga

February 11th, 2019

Travers Smith and DLA Piper have sated their appetites on The Carlyle Group’s £150m disposal of graze while a raft of advisers sat tight as a further twist in the Interserve saga unfolded.

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Five key expectations for employment law in 2019

February 8th, 2019

David Greenhalgh, Employment Partner at London law firm Joelson discusses employment topics that we should expect to see develop this year.

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Gig economy: Hermes couriers to be offered holiday pay

February 5th, 2019

Couriers working for the delivery firm Hermes are to be offered holiday pay, as part of a deal struck with the GMB trade union.

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New ‘self-employed plus’ status will not solve gig economy woes, warn experts

February 5th, 2019

Courier firm’s offer to workers hailed as ‘groundbreaking’ – but concerns raised over tax implications and lack of legal clarity.

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Hermes couriers entitled to holiday pay and minimum wage after ‘groundbreaking’ gig economy deal

February 4th, 2019

Couriers for delivery firm Hermes now have the option to take paid holiday and receive guaranteed earnings under a new deal that the GMB union hailed as “groundbreaking” for gig economy workers.

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Hermes offers gig economy drivers better rights

February 4th, 2019

The delivery firm, has struck a deal with the GMB union to offer couriers paid holiday and guaranteed wage rates. Under its new “self-employed plus” status, Hermes workers can opt to receive up to 28 days of paid leave. They can also choose pay rates of at least £8.50 an hour over the year – more than the minimum wage of £7.83 an hour, which rises to £8.21 in April.

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Joelson advises ADB Safegate on acquisition of Ultra Airport Systems

February 4th, 2019

London law firm Joelson has advised intelligent aircraft solutions specialist ADB Safegate on its successful acquisition of Ultra Airport Systems, a global provider of airport software solutions.

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