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If one is to believe the opinion polls, it seems likely that the Labour Party will form the next Government of the UK following the General Election on 4th July 2024. In this article, we examine what that would mean for...
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In our recent article on the use of “dark patterns” when selling online to consumers, we promised to keep you informed on the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into...
Obesity is associated with a significant increase in absenteeism amongst workers (absence from work because of illness or other factors). According to Public Health England...
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Workers in the UK are entitled to 5.6 weeks of holiday in every leave year.  For people who work five days a week, this means that they are entitled to 28 days of holiday a year.  An employer can ask workers...
Natasha Moore of Woodfines Solicitors
With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme drawing to a close at the end of September, many employers are facing some difficult decisions, writes Natasha Moore of Woodfines Solicitors...
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In the latest legal column from Woodfines, Lily Burton a solicitor in their Corporate Commercial team, gives an insight into drafting Terms & Conditions...
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Any well-drafted commercial contract will contain a range of terms and conditions that clearly set out the rights, responsibilities and obligations of each party. As a legally binding document, parties enter...
As the festive season draws near, it is time to think about the work Christmas party. This is often a highlight in the annual working calendar allowing you to treat your staff for their hard work all...
A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that an employer can have a neutral dress policy preventing workers from wearing any political, philosophical or religious signs...
Emily Havard
Having been awarded a Training Contract, I was overjoyed and a little apprehensive about beginning at Woodfines, like all people starting a new job. The global pandemic was not...
This month, Amy Matthews from Woodfines Solicitors shares their essential house move to-do list, ensuring you won't miss any essentials or forget anything important in the run-up to...
It is well known that people with dementia are at risk of financial abuse – particularly if they don’t have a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). This is according to a recently published...