Practice Notes: Employment

Law Commission confirms validity of electronic signatures

The Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to execute documents and are, in most cases, a viable alternative to handwritte

12 Sep 2019

Martin Hopkins: Nurturing long-term relationships

A stint in a legal call centre and part-time work as a front-of-house manager have taught Birkett Long’s new managing partner that knowing the law is just

22 May 2019

Determining the course of employment in vicarious liability

Are the courts any nearer to providing clarity on issues of vicarious liability, asks Chri

12 May 2019


Effective top-down communication is essential to attracting and retaining the best lawyers, argues Lynne Burdon

01 May 2019

Knights acquires Cummins

Listed firm Knights has added Leicester-based Cummins Solicitors Limited to its growing list o

22 Jan 2019

Law firm culture under the microscope

Former trainee solicitor Tamara Rossi has launched an online petition demanding the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Law Society overhaul their pr

10 Jan 2019

London-based KWM employees awarded £1m

288 employees win ‘clear cut legal case’ following firm’

21 Sep 2017

MP calls for employment tribunal claim limit to be extended to six months

Give judges ‘proper, simple guidance’ one exceptional circumstances, says former justic

14 Sep 2017

Statutory authority for fees for tribunals and courts

Alec Samuels considers the background to the Unison case on employment tribunal fees, and whether it could have wider implications for the ordinar

07 Sep 2017

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