Links between Cheltenham based BPE Solicitors and Estonian law firm, LEXTAL were further strengthened recently when Kathryn Johnston, a Solicitor from BPE was invited to spend a four week secondment in Estonia through an exchange programme between the two firms.
BPE Solicitors has been Pure Gym’s property lawyers since the Company opened its first two sites in 2009. Six years on and 98 sites later, the Commercial Property Team at BPE has supported their client to become the largest gym operator in the UK with the recent takeover of LA Fitness.Read More
Heyma Holmes looks at a recent case dealing with when an employer should suspend disciplinary proceedings to hear an employee’s grievance.Read More
Chris Aldridge looks at the recent European Court of Justice case of Lyttle v Bluebird which provides comfort to retailers on their redundancy obligations to consult collectively across their stores.Read More
Lisa Gettins looks at what employment law changes the Conservatives might introduce in their second term in office.Read More
In Thomas v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust the EAT held that a dismissal was procedurally unfair due to the fact that the chair of the disciplinary panel had no experience or training in conducting disciplinary hearings. The EAT found that this lack of experience led to the disciplinary panel misapplying the disciplinary procedure making the dismissal also substantively unfair.Read More