An employment appeal tribunal (EAT) decision has overturned an employment tribunal ruling, making an important clarification of what constitutes continuous employment. The facts of the case are that an employee worked at a shop in Sheffield that closed down resulting in his employment being terminated on 23 February 2010. The employee then accepted an offer… Read more »
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that the UK failed to adequately protect the rights of an employee who wished to display her faith by openly wearing a cross. Businesses need to take note if they opera a uniform policy or manage issues relating to religion and its expression. The main issue… Read more »
What happens to caretakers, maintenance engineers and cleaners when a leasehold/freehold property is sold? New case law guidance on this issue is not as helpful as it first appears. The TUPE headache Most property investors are already aware that a piece of legislation commonly referred to as TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (employee rights)) interferes with… Read more »
Mark Chick, Head of the Landlord & Tenant team at Bishop & Sewell LLP takes a look at the role of the enfranchisement solicitor in running a successful transaction in the current edition of Flat Living Magazine. To read the article click here.
Mark Chick from the Landlord & Tenant team at Bishop & Sewell will be speaking at the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) Conferece at the Lancaster Hotel in London (Thursday 7th February 2013 ) on the subject of ‘adding value in a changing market’. For details of the conference click here.