1,858 Monarch Staff Redundant

Monarch’s failure to consult on redundancies has resulted in the Unite union pursuing legal action on behalf of 1,858 Monarch staff. Where 100 or more redundancies are proposed, the minimum consultation period before dismissal is 45 days. In Monarch’s case…

Commercial Property Pitfalls – and how to avoid them

Unless you have been living under a rock you will be aware that the Government announced that tax relief on buy-to-let mortgage interest payments for residential property would be slashed (phased in from April 2017) and that buy-to-let residential properties…

Civil partnerships for opposite sex couples?

Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have this week been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in their ongoing legal battle for civil partnerships to be made available to opposite sex couples. Mr Keidan, 40, and Ms Steinfeld, 36,…

Slater Heelis Launches FoRiday: Supporting Friends of Rosie

  Most of us know somebody who has been diagnosed with cancer. The diagnosis turns worlds upside down. Thankfully, the chances of survival are improving all the time due to the research that is being done. When my son was…

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Road cycling

Slater Heelis Legal Clinic – Road Cycling Accidents

Most cyclists will know the challenges of cycling on Britain’s roads, among them the condition of many routes. David Rowlands explains what you should do if you have an accident because of disrepair on the roads.   Q.) As a…

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A key summary of the General Data Protection Regulation

For all businesses that hold personal data, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force from May 2018. In conjunction with our partners at Eurotek UK, we have produced a report to summarise the key points from this legislation, how…

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Construction Law Update: NEC3 Compensation Events

Court decisions regarding contracts from the NEC suite are rare. This article by our expert Construction, Engineering & Projects solicitors covers a recent court decision which involved the assessment of compensation events under the NEC3 Professional Services Contract. Read the…

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