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Whistleblowing – Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Whistleblowing – Actions Speak Louder Than Words

UK workers are protected from being subjected to detriment by their employer on the ground ...
Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation | What is it and how does it apply to me?

Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation | What is it and how does it apply to me?

Under a Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation, the shareholders of a company themselves resolve to wind-up the ...
Members’ Voluntary Liquidation | What is it and how does it apply to me?

Members’ Voluntary Liquidation | What is it and how does it apply to me?

Under a Members’ Voluntary Liquidation, the shareholders of a company themselves resolve to wind-up the ...
Why do I need my landlord’s consent to alter my commercial property?

Why do I need my landlord’s consent to alter my commercial property?

Your landlord’s consent is usually required prior to alterations, which is typically documented in a ...
Employment status for tax purposes and employment rights won’t be aligned, Government confirms

Employment status for tax purposes and employment rights won’t be aligned, Government confirms

The Government has published its response to an earlier consultation on employment status and employment ...
All in a Day’s Work: Holiday and Annual Leave

All in a Day’s Work: Holiday and Annual Leave

In this month's 'All in a Day's Work' podcast episode we provide an overview of ...

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All in a Day’s Work: Holiday and Annual Leave

In this month’s ‘All in a Day’s Work’ podcast episode we provide an overview of all things related to holiday and annual leave.

Mitigating Rising Costs In B2B Commercial Contracts

Our Commercial Law team discuss the rising costs for UK businesses and how to mitigate these costs in B2B commercial contracts.

All in a Day’s Work: Worker and Employee Rights

This month’s episode covers the different types of employment status. We will provide an overview of the rights attributed to each type of employment status and look...

All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions

This month we are looking at employee inductions. Hannah King and Usof Shah will consider what these are, why they are important and what areas employees should address...

Contentious Insolvency – Transactions at an Undervalue

Our team explains the process around insolvency, looking at transactions at an undervalue, looking at case examples where this might happen and what happens if transactions at an undervalue are discovered.

All in a Day’s Work: Right to Work Checks

This month’s episode covers the legal requirements of right to work checks and how employers must conduct them going forward.

All in a Day’s Work: Managing Absence

This podcast offers practical tips on managing absences, updating policies and consideration of when Occupational Health involvement might be recommended.

All in a Day’s Work: Managing Performance

In this episode of the All in a Day’s Work series we offer practical tips for managing performance whilst also examining the legal risks.

All in a Day’s Work: Grievances

The first in Herrington Carmichael’s “All in a Day’s Work” series, this episode looks at the disciplinary processes used by employers in respect of their employees.

Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens)

This podcast discusses the copyright issues that arise from ownership of non-fungible tokens which are cryptographic tools based on digital ledgers such as blockchain.

Featured Insights

Option Agreements – Purchasing land

Imagine a developer identifies a plot of land he or she believes has significant future development potential, but obtaining planning may not be guaranteed.

Material Breach of Contract

What is a ‘material’ breach of contract by a party to a commercial contract?

Restrictive Covenants – The Price of Modification

Whether you are a private landowner looking to sell your land to a developer for housing or wishing to take advantage of that large garden plot to build an extra house on the land,

Works to your Property between Exchange and Completion

When buying a Property, one of the most exciting parts is thinking about how you wish to decorate your new home

Can I cut down a tree on my land?

When buying a property, trees on the land may not be the first thing on your mind. However, the regulatory status of trees is important

What is a title indemnity policy?

The title of a property will usually be investigated when the property is either being sold or leased out.

Adverse possession – does a fence matter?

Adverse possession (commonly known as “squatter’s rights”) is continuously using land which

What is a Full Repairing and Insuring Lease?

A full repairing and insuring lease (“FRI Lease”) is a lease in which the tenant takes on all of the costs for repairs

The Common Law Duty of Confidence: Can you rely on it?

If you find that your confidential information is being misused, the common law duty of confidence might provide useful protection.

Can I acquire land through squatters rights?

Most people are generally aware of the term “squatters rights” which in principle, allows a person who has been in possession of a piece…

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