Commercial Solicitor, Helen Martinelli, discusses the new rules for charities' fundraising activities which came into effect on 1st November 2016Read More
BPE Solicitors led by Corporate Associate Solicitor, Adam Kean and Commercial Property Partner Jo Bewley advised Lilian Faithfull Homes on the acquisition of Royal Court Care
Members of BPE Staff, led by Senior Associate Anna Wood, have collected essential items for homeless people in need this winter in support of Gloucestershire charity, Emmaus.
In deciding whether an employer could defend a discrimination claim the Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) held that the employer’s actions, not their policies, are what should be taken into account by the Tribunal.Read More
An Employment Tribunal has recently ruled that an employer’s failure to pay enhanced shared parental pay to a father, at the same rate as the mother’s company’s enhanced maternity pay, amounted to indirect sex discrimination.Read More
In most cases, it is clear when a dismissal has taken place, as employers tend to communicate this quite clearly to their employees. However, what about a situation where an agency employer fails to find further work for an employee? In that situation, could the employee treat themselves as dismissed and bring a claim for unfair dismissal? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) case explored these questions.Read More