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3rd April 2023

Ellisons Solicitors advises the exiting shareholders of Shore Engineering Limited

We recently advised the exiting shareholders of Shore Engineering Limited on the sale of the Company to global firm, SOCOTEC. First established in 2002, Shore provides professional consultancy…

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21st March 2023

Ellisons Solicitors recently advised Aquos Schottel Marine Technologies GmbH in connection with their acquisition of Swift Anchors Limited

Ellisons Solicitors recently advised Aquos Schottel Marine Technologies GmbH in connection with their acquisition of Swift Anchors Limited. Corporate and Commercial Partner, Petra Sharp, led the transactional team…

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16th March 2023

Harassment by Third Parties

The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill recently had its first reading in the House of Lords and is likely to be passed as law  later…

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How Predictable?

A “Private Members Bill” known as the Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill has recently been introduced and, unusually for such type of  potential legislation, it has received…

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Direct discrimination and the appropriate comparator

In a marriage discrimination claim, do you need to determine whether a claimant has suffered less favourable treatment because of marriage, or less favourable treatment because of a…

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Dismissal and Re-engagement – Draft Code of Practice

The government has published a draft Code of Practice on Dismissal and Re-engagement. A consultation period has been launched seeking views on the Code, which has come about…

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13th January 2023

Hot Topics for 2023 in Employment Law

New legislation over the past 24 months or so has been dominated by responses to the pandemic. This as well as political turmoil and changes of administrations has…

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Holiday pay for part-year and casual staff – are you calculating this correctly?

The Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) entitle a full-time worker to a minimum of 5.6 weeks’ (28 days) paid annual leave.  Part-time workers are still entitled to 5.6…

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Government proposals for flexible working

The government has recently published its response to its consultation on updating the law on flexible working. The proposals include the right to request flexible working from day…

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18th November 2022

Domestic abuse policy seeks to help victims and perpetrators alike

A leading East Anglian law firm has announced it is set to help both victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse with the development and implementation of a Domestic…

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