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New Partner Appointed

Loosemores Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of a new partner. Maria Cosslett has been promoted to partner at the firm where she started her career. Maria is head of the Private Client department and is a highly experienced…

The impact of Brexit

A fortnight after the historic vote to leave the EU the dust doesn’t look like settling anytime some. At the moment it is impossible to predict with accuracy precisely how the vote will effect employment law, commercial transactions and corporate…

Esports enter new era

The world of electronic sports (better known as esports) has entered a new era with the creation of a first world association – The World Esports Association (or WESA) – which seeks to claim jurisdiction over matters such as regulations,…

New fundraising guidance for Charities

New guidance from The Charity Commission sets out a number of principles which charities are expected to follow when fundraising from the public. The guidance aims to encourage public trust and confidence in charities following a series of reported concerns….

Social media moves in sport

Wimbledon may be seen by some as a beacon of tradition in sport but The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club has shown it is at the forefront of innovation amongst major sports rights holders by reportedly signing a…

Childcare Vouchers and Maternity Leave

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently decided that childcare vouchers provided to employees through a salary sacrifice scheme can be classed as ‘remuneration’ and as such do not have to be continued when an employee is on maternity leave….

Pulling a sickie

A recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who ‘pulls a sickie’ is dishonest and in fundamental breach of contract. This is a conduct rather than a capability issue and the employer is entitled to…

National Living Wage

The National Living Wage (NLW), initially set at £7.20 per hour, was introduced for all workers in the UK aged 25 or over on 1st April 2016. Non-compliance can result in a penalty of up to £20,000 for each worker…

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