Latest News From Wilkes

Jas Dubb, The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Law, Birmingham, Solihull Employment Law & The Gig Economy (Thursday, 21 September, 2017) - If you are recruiting staff – whether on a self-employed basis, hiring workers or employing staff directly – the law is an ever changing minefield of regulations you need to comply with. In a high profile Employment Tribunal case taxi …
Sarah Begley - The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Solicitor, Birmingham, Solihull Sports Direct Under Scrutiny for Claims of Race Discrimination (Thursday, 24 August, 2017) - Sports Direct have been accused of indirect race discrimination after an internal notice was distributed to staff banning them from speaking in any language except English, even during personal conversations at work. Sarah Begley, Solicitor in the Employment team at …
Stuart Tym, Head of Planning, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Birmingham, Solihull Is Retail The Next Big Thing In Planning? (Monday, 21 August, 2017) - Statistics show that planning applications for new retail premises have fallen to an eight-year low amid continued growth of e-commerce, a new study shows. There were 6,525 applications in England in the year to March, almost half the number in …
Sarah Begley - The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Solicitor, Birmingham, Solihull Gender Pay Gap Reporting Should Be a Wakeup Call For SMEs (Wednesday, 16 August, 2017) - The gender pay gap has been hitting the headlines recently, with both the civil service and BBC revealing the discrepancies between what men and women are paid in their organisations. This is part of a new legal requirement for all …
Sophie Fenn, Lasting Power of Attorney, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Solihull, Birmingham Safeguarding the Vulnerable – Deputy or LPA? (Tuesday, 15 August, 2017) - Denzil Lush, retired senior judge of the Court of Protection, has today spoken out regarding the lack of safeguards in the power of attorney system in England and Wales and has vowed to never sign one himself. Sophie Fenn, Associate …