Part-Time Work – Top Employment Law Tips

The rights of part-time workers can sometimes be overlooked. As a part-time worker, you should not be treated less favourably than a full-time worker. Reasons for working part-time One of the main reasons workers choose the part-time option is to… Read on

Surge in New Coronavirus-related Employment Issues

As businesses struggle to deal with the fallout from the pandemic, claims made by employees against their employers in respect of unfair treatment are on the increase. Latest figures suggest employers are breaching employment law rules According to the Ministry… Read on

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding For clients who want to fund their case using the latest donation based funding, we work with CrowdJustice (a crowdfunding platform for legal action) using their online tool specifically designed for private fundraising and tailored to employment issues.  This… Read on

The solicitor’s hourly rate explained

Excuse us if we talk about money for a moment. We know it’s something that people can find embarrassing. But, we want to be as transparent as we can about the costs of the legal service we offer and we… Read on

Why does anyone need to use a solicitor?

What can the legal profession do for me? Why should I use a solicitor? It’s a fair question and, we think it needs answering – in detail! At Springhouse we specialise in employment law – we don’t do anything else… Read on

Online DBS checks go live

The Disclosure and Barring Service has introduced a new online system for basic disclosure certificates. The new system will cost £25, and should provide faster turnaround times for certificates. Multiple disclosure checks still need to be made through a Responsible… Read on

Enhanced rights for parents of premature babies?

A London Council has become the first employer to offer enhanced leave to parents who have a premature baby. Waltham Forest council is introducing an extra week’s maternity and paternity leave for every week that parents of premature babies spend… Read on

Springhouse is going paper free

We are proud to announce that we will be going paper free as a firm, with a start date of 1 February 2018. We hope this will make working with us easier, and help with our carbon footprint as a… Read on

Vacancy: Marketing Exeutive: Woking

About Us Springhouse is an exciting and dynamic employment law firm currently with 6 offices across Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex. We well ambitious and well defined growth plans. We are looking for a Marketing Manager with the experience and… Read on

Corporate governance legislation update

The Government has clarified its proposals to change the way large companies are run at the top level. The Government plans to legislate so that all large companies (whether PLCs or not). Their proposed way of doing this is to… Read on