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22nd November 2019

How safe are your “Protected Conversations”?

The concept of a “Protected Conversation” came into being about six years ago under Section 111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996. This allows employers and employees to…

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Recent developments in Immigration law – what employers need to know

Immigration law remains a topical issue, not least because of Brexit.  Very recently, the Home Office announced changes to its Immigration Rules and some of these changes have…

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To what extent is an employer liable for discriminatory or offensive social media postings outside of the workplace?

Whilst blogs and similar media can present a unique opportunity for creating a positive image of your business the other side of the coin is that legal liabilities…

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Covert workplace surveillance

Can employers secretly record staff if they suspect misconduct? The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights considered whether the use of hidden video cameras by…

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11th October 2019

Chambers UK Results

Ellisons Solicitors celebrates another year of great results released this week within the Chambers and Partners 2020 directory. Ellisons received notable mentions within seven practice areas: Corporate and…

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3rd October 2019

Ellisons Solicitors’ commitment to client service propels the firm in this year’s Legal 500

We have received a raft of recommendations in this year’s Legal 500, including the highly-regarded Tier 1 ranking for our immigration and commercial property departments. The firm received…

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19th September 2019

Legal Advice Privilege

Can an employer cherry pick which documents in a transaction it may wish to waive legal privilege on and disclose? Legal Advice Privilege The case of Kasongo v…

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Holiday for part-year workers

What is the correct method for calculating holiday and holiday pay for “part-year” workers, for example those who work term time only? Holiday for part-year workers The Court…

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Brexit – Implications for UK employment law

With the UK’s potential withdrawal from the European Union (EU) fast approaching, there continues to be uncertainty surrounding Brexit and its implications for employers and employees. Any changes…

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19th July 2019

Employees who Covertly Record Meetings

Is it misconduct for an employee to make a covert recording at work?  According to the recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Pheonix House Ltd…

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