Guidance on Employment References - September 11, 2018
ACAS (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) has issued new guidance on employment references. Read…

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House of Fraser to close London Flagship store – What about the employees? - July 20, 2018
With increasing rents, business rates, Brexit and the continued rise of the internet competitors, High…

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Budget 2017 Update - November 29, 2017
In this Briefing Note, we provide a summary of some of the main measures announced…

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Supreme Court rules that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful: What Next? - September 7, 2017
After a four year legal fight, UNISON, won its case against the government for Employment…

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Supreme Court rules that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful - July 26, 2017
After a four year legal fight, UNISON, has won its four year legal fight against…

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Swearing of Documents - June 1, 2017
Numerous legal documents, such as Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Insolvency Forms, must be sworn on…

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Challoner House, Clerkenwell Close: A Brief History - May 12, 2017
Those of you who frequent Clerkenwell Close, probably pass Challoner House every day.  It’s the…

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Promotion Announcement – Dispute Resolution and Employment - April 7, 2017
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Aaron Heslop to Associate. Aaron joined Rooks Rider Solicitors…

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Employment Law: What to Expect in 2017 - January 19, 2017
A number of important employment law changes are being made in 2017. In this Briefing…

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The Office Christmas Party - December 6, 2016
Christmas party season is underway and now is the time for employers to take a…

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EAT Case – Has there been a dismissal? - October 27, 2016
In the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Sandle v Adecco, it was held…

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Establishing the Right to Work: Directors banned after avoiding illegal worker fines - September 6, 2016
The directors of six restaurants who put their businesses into liquidation to avoid paying fines…

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Brexit: what next for UK employment law? - June 28, 2016
The votes are in and the UK has decided to leave the EU. With many…

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Brexit – The Future - June 24, 2016
Now we know of the result of the Referendum, some things in an uncertain world…

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Starbucks loses dyslexia case - February 22, 2016
An Employment Tribunal has held that a dyslexic employee was discriminated against by Starbucks and…

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Employment Law: What to expect in 2016 - February 8, 2016
A number of important employment law changes are being made in 2016: Protection for zero…

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The Dangers when Giving a Reference - December 15, 2015
In the case of Pnaiser v NHS England and Coventry City Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held…

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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 – How will the new measures affect you? - November 24, 2015
In a bid to increase the transparency of ownership and control of UK companies, the…

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Chancellor announces extension of shared parental leave and pay to working grandparents - October 9, 2015
The Chancellor has announced that he will extend shared parental leave and pay to working…

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Elena Tzialli awarded full membership of STEP - July 28, 2015
Congratulations to our Wealth Planning team member, Elena Tzialli, on successfully completing the Society of Trust and Estate…

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Exclusivity terms unenforceable in zero hours contracts - June 2, 2015
Following the enactment of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, with effect from…

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Government announces increase in the bankruptcy petition threshold from £750 to £5,000 - February 6, 2015
On 15 January 2015, the Government announced that, with effect from 1 October 2015, it…

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Employment law and the work Christmas party - December 16, 2014
Whilst work Christmas parties can be a great exercise in team bonding, employers would be well…

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In the news: non-guaranteed overtime must be included in holiday pay - November 11, 2014
In a landmark ruling at the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), workers have won the right…

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Verbal assurance not binding – Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling - September 19, 2014
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer who did not increase an employee’s…

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Distressed about the recovery of commercial rent arrears? - August 8, 2014
The ancient common law remedy of distress (now abolished in respect of commercial premises) was…

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Follow @RooksRider on Twitter - August 5, 2014
Rooks Rider Solicitors is now on Twitter! Follow @RooksRider and keep abreast of latest news and industry…

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All employees can now request flexible working - July 2, 2014
With effect from 30 June 2014, all employees with at least 26 weeks’ continuous employment…

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Employees and the World Cup 2014 - June 20, 2014
The World Cup 2014 is firmly upon us and, with over 3 weeks to go…

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New ACAS Early Conciliation Procedure for Employees - April 28, 2014
With effect from 6 May 2014 employees will not be able to bring a claim…

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English Employment Law for Overseas Investors - April 11, 2014
The relationship of employer and employee is highly regulated under English law, with legal provisions…

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Employment: What to expect in 2014 - January 6, 2014
A number of important employment law changes are being made in 2014. Read our latest briefing…

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Pensions: The Cost of Failing to Comply with Automatic Enrolment - November 29, 2013
Since 1 October 2012, the UK’s largest employers (by reference to the size of their…

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