The Sherrards Blog: employment law

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

A six-step guide to protect your business against breach of restrictive covenants

12th March 2015

Breaches of employment contracts happen every day – being vigilant and making employment contracts water tight is critical.  St Albans dispute resolution solicitor Gemma Newing provides a six-step guide to protecting your business. 1. Seek legal advice at the earliest opportunity  The relationship between your employees and your customers is …

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A six-step guide to protect your business against breach of restrictive covenants

Retail Focus: Minimum Wage

19th June 2014

If you work in the Retail sector take note,  the Sherrards Employment Team have a series of blogs coming your way explaining all there is to know regarding employment law  in the retail sector. First we focus on the National Minimum Wage. Retail and Low Pay In their 2014 Report, the …

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Jo Perry

The Queen has spoken

6th June 2014

Just when it seems that employers are getting to grips with the new employment legislation introduced earlier this year, the Queen’s Speech has highlighted the Government’s proposals for a number of new employment related measures contained with the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. We set out below some of …

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The Queen has spoken
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