The Sherrards Blog: employment law

Putting the ‘self’ into ‘self-employment’

20th July 2017

The “Gig Economy”, and the employment status of those working within it, has certainly been under the spotlight this year. This has now been brought under a whole new focus as a result of the recent publication of the Taylor Review into modern working practices. Whilst the proposals in the …

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Putting the ‘self’ into ‘self-employment’

Hiring and firing employees in the UK: What international companies need to know

12th June 2017

Sherrards’ Partner, Paul Marmor, explains various human resources issues that will impact international companies that move people across borders in different countries. For more information, please contact Paul Marmor or visit our International legal services page.   Share

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Hiring and firing employees in the UK: What international companies need to know

Mistakes Commonly Made by Chinese Companies Assigning Staff to UK

6th June 2017

Find out the thoughts of Sherrards, Laurel Zhang, on the mistakes Chinese companies are making when assigning staff to the UK.   Solicitor Laurel (Xueying) Zhang heads up the firm’s China and Far East Group. She is a native Mandarin speaker, originally from Beijing, Laurel has worked on a number …

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Mistakes Commonly Made by Chinese Companies Assigning Staff to UK

Merry Christmas, One and All?

12th December 2016

Christmas is nearly upon us and, in time honoured tradition, festivities are taking place in most workplaces, including office parties, Secret Santa presents and gifts from suppliers. Generally, the season passes by in a blur of tinsel and mince pies, without any incident or complaint … at which point, HR …

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Merry Christmas, One and All?

Sherrards Employment department is ranked in prestigious legal directories

8th November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Sherrards Employment department has been ranked in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, the two most prestigious legal directories in the UK. The department has been recognised with a full ranking in Chambers & Partners, and the Department has also increased their …

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Sherrards Employment department is ranked in prestigious legal directories

BREXIT Untangled: Expatriate Services Report Provides Reference Tool for Those Looking Beyond the UK following BREXIT

8th July 2016

A new Expatriate Services report is available from Sherrards Solicitors’ international alliance (Alliott Group) for businesses and individuals looking at life beyond the UK, following BREXIT. The report, published by Alliott Group, a leading international alliance of professional services firms, in which Sherrards Solicitors LLP is the local affiliated member …

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BREXIT Untangled:  Expatriate Services Report Provides Reference Tool for Those Looking Beyond the UK following BREXIT

Brexit Untangled: the effect on Employment and Labour Laws

29th June 2016

On Friday 24 June 2016, the Great British public awoke to the news that the majority had voted to leave the European Union (EU). Although the outcome was a distinct possibility (after all, the odds were akin to playing ‘heads or tails’), it seems that many including the Government, the …

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Brexit Untangled: the effect on Employment and Labour Laws

The Uber Economy

12th January 2016

Following a recent case brought to the High Court by Transport for London (“TFL”), which sought to clarify the legality of Uber in the UK, it has been confirmed that the “ride-sharing app” does not breach the law. What is the current legal status of Uber in London/the UK? Is …

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The Uber Economy

Employment Seminar: Improving Employee Engagement and Retention

27th November 2015

The latest session from our ‘From Hatching to Dispatching’ series ran successfully this week at our free breakfast seminar at Beales Hotel, delivered by Sherrards employment solicitors Joanne Perry and Mark Fellows.  The second of a three-part series on the best practice approach to managing the employment lifecycle focused on …

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Employment Seminar: Improving Employee Engagement and Retention

Video on employment law & the recruitment process

27th August 2015

In the video below, employment solicitors Joanne Perry and Mark Fellows (London and St Albans) provide tips on the recruitment process for those responsible for their company’s HR. Watch the video below or read on. One of the most important areas to be highlighted relates to discrimination – there are nine different characteristics …

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Jo Perry
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