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pokemon-small Pokémon Go Related Trespass Does Property Law Protect the Land Owner? (Monday, 15 August, 2016) - Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm in recent months. Headlines around the world have reported instances of people walking into moving traffic, walking off cliffs, phone thefts and trespass, the list goes on. Carl Csukas is a Partner …
Last will, Will writing, Wilkes, Birmingham, Solihull , Solicitor, The Wilkes Partnership No longer a safe place to hide? (Thursday, 4 August, 2016) - Emma-Louise Green is a solicitor specialising in Contentious Probate at The Wilkes Partnership LLP.  In this article, she explores the recent case of Elliott v Simmonds [2016] EWHC 962 (Ch) and the impact of the decision on individuals seeking to …
The Wilkes Partnership, Solicitors, law, Lawyers, Birmingham, Solihull, Employment Law, Unfair dissmisal The ACAS Code and Ill Health Dismissals (Tuesday, 2 August, 2016) - Recent case law has clarified the scope of the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures (“ACAS Code”) and confirmed that it does not apply to ill health dismissals. Sarah Begley, Employment Solicitor at The Wilkes Partnership comments: …
slavewebsite-small The Modern Slavery Act – Implications & Recommendations for SMEs (Tuesday, 2 August, 2016) - The Modern Slavery Act (‘the Act’) was originally passed in March 2015 in an attempt to alleviate child and slave labour, including excessive working hours and unsafe working conditions, from supply chains. Lisa Outram, Solicitor in the Employment team at …
Brexit, Law, Solicitors, The Wilkes Partnership, Solihull, Birminmgham, Employment Solicitor How will Brexit Impact on UK Employment Law? (Tuesday, 2 August, 2016) - On 23 June 2016, 52% of UK citizens voted to leave the European Union (EU), otherwise known as “Brexit”. What effect will this have on current employment protections in the UK? Pam Sidhu, Head of Employment at The Wilkes Partnership, …