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Changing terms of employment >

Employment contracts often change during employment, for example, when the employee gets a pay rise or promotion. These types of changes are consensual and cause no problems. But how can employers effect changes that the employee may not want?

Paul Seath outlines the procedures to follow and examines recent case law for guidance. 

Posted on 03 Feb 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

The Right to Rent Scheme >

The government plans to extend the Right to Rent Scheme nationwide from February 2016, following mixed reviews of the pilot scheme, which went live in the West Midlands on 1 December 2014. Chetal Patel explains the scheme, which requires landlords to conduct
immigration checks on all new tenants. 

Posted on 07 Jan 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

Making your property work for you >

With large or small capital projects, a funder will often look to take security over property as a condition of providing funds. This article looks at the different types of security a funder or grant provider might require. 

Posted on 17 Dec 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Lessons in solar panel leases >

The feed-in tariff system is likely to change under government proposals, but, in the meantime, schools can be particularly attractive locations for renewable energy providers. Tom Allen explains some key considerations for solar panel leases. 

Posted on 08 Dec 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Tribunal watch >

In the case of O v C, the Employment Tribunal considered whether a number of allegations made against C was sufficient to justify O’s resignation and constructive dismissal claim.

Posted on 04 Dec 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Holiday (issues) never end… >

The Summer holiday period is now behind us, so employers are starting to look ahead to the Christmas period and to 2016. Lucy McLynn addresses some frequently asked questions about holiday entitlement. 

Posted on 02 Dec 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Engaging for success >

Employee engagement brings positive benefits for both employees and employers. But what exactly does it involve? Paul Seath takes a look at new approaches to engage employees. 

Posted on 17 Nov 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >

Challenging procurement decisions >

A decision to appoint a new service provider following a procurement process can be devastating for the incumbent provider. Selman Ansari and Claire Whittle comment on a recent case which may help those considering a challenge. 

Posted on 16 Nov 2015 in BWB Publications Read More >