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Planning & The Queens Speech – What Next? (Friday, 23 June, 2017) - Prior to the recent “snap election” Stuart Tym, Head of Planning at The Wilkes Partnership gave the manifestos of the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats consideration in terms of what they mean for the planning system. On Wed 21 …
The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Law Birmingham Solihull Pam Sidhu Wilkes Launch HR Policies for Business (Thursday, 22 June, 2017) - Wilkes’ Employment team are currently offering businesses the opportunity to purchase a comprehensive set of HR policies and procedures at a fixed price. They are the product of 25 years’ experience representing and advising many hundreds of companies in employment …
The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Law Birmingham Solihull Lisa Moore Can An Employee’s Negligence Amount to Gross Misconduct? (Wednesday, 21 June, 2017) - Can an employee’s negligence in failing to ensure that a colleague followed company policy amount to gross misconduct justifying summary dismissal? Yes, was the decision of the Court of Appeal in the recent case of, Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited. …
Sarah Begley - The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Solicitor, Birmingham, Solihull ‘Uber’ Caution – Worker Status and the Gig Economy Update (Thursday, 15 June, 2017) - The question of whether an individual is an employee is not easy to answer. In recent news, following on from the highly publicised Uber decision, the Court of Appeal upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) decision that the plumbers employed …
Gavin Evans, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Birmingham, Solihull, Debt Collection New Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims – A Help or a Hindrance? (Wednesday, 14 June, 2017) - From 1st October 2017 a debt claim between a business and an individual (which includes a sole trader) will be governed by a new Pre-Action Protocol. Gavin Evans, Senior Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team at The Wilkes Partnership …