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Can I give my home to my children as a gift?
Gifting your home can seem like an attractive solution, perhaps to help fun
Can I contest an allegation of using a mobile phone while driving?
Often cases involving use of a mobile phone while driving depend on witness
How do I create a settlement agreement?
Settlement agreements are used to end an employment relationship on agreed
How does GDPR affect me as an employer?
To comply with GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) you need to be
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‘Meal ticket for life’ bid backfires
The courts have again favoured the clean break over a ‘meal ticket for life’, this time in the case of Kim Waggott and her millionaire ex-husband TUI finance boss William Waggott. Kim Waggott had been awarded a hefty settlement of £9.7m with £175,000 in annual maintenance payments for the rest of her life when she […]13th April 2018
Beswicks’ employment lawyer guides business leaders through GDPR minefield
Business owners and HR managers attended an exclusive seminar today, which aimed to demystify GDPR. The seminar, hosted by Beswicks Legal, focused on GDPR from an employers’ perspective, highlighting the key considerations for organisations when handling staff data. Laura Franklin, Beswicks’ employment solicitor, gave a presentation outlining the importance of having clear, specific policies and […]
Top tips on dealing with sickness absence
Every week the Beswicks’ employment team answers dozens of questions from employers. We know first-hand the issues that are causing business-owners and HR professionals, sleepless nights. One of the biggest headaches is how to handle absenteeism, so we thought it might be useful to share with you the top three HR questions that we have received so far this year on this hot topic.
Are you up-to-speed with the pre-action protocol for debt?
On 1 October 2017 a new pre-action protocol for debt claims came into force, which aims to encourage early engagement between parties, avoiding the need for court proceedings.
Is a work email address personal data under GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is raising many questions among employers, not least whether a work email address should be regarded as personal data.