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Lawyer is a generic term; solicitors and barristers are both lawyers. However, there are some very important differences between solicitors and barristers regarding their training, the work they do, how they work and how they are regulated. In England and… Read on
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 or “TUPE” protects employees when the business in which they work is sold or the services in which they work are outsourced, in-sourced or carried out by a new contractor. The… Read on
As the UK braces itself for a blast of wintry weather, employees and employers may be wondering what their rights are in the event that staff are prevented from working due to snow or other bad weather. While the law… Read on
Following on from our article: the solicitor’s hourly rate explained we have put together a few hints and tips for keeping your legal bill as reasonable as possible and getting the best value from your solicitor. Hourly rates Charging… Read on
We’re going on an exciting journey of growth and we’d like to take you with us. But we guess your question will be: why should I work for Springhouse solicitors? The answer is, because we’re different. Here’s how… Springhouse is… Read on
Where an employee’s employment has transferred to a new employer under TUPE, the employer will be able to make contractual changes if it has an ETO reason for doing so. However, changes imposed simply because the employer wishes to harmonise… Read on
A calderbank offer is an offer from one party to another in a dispute, via correspondence marked “without prejudice save as to costs”. This is generally intended to put the other party on notice that this is a serious attempt… Read on
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
Springhouse managing partner, Ben Power spotted a trend this festive season – employers doing away with the staff Christmas party. So if you were denied your annual yuletide entertainment, you were not alone! It’s very unlikely though that staff have… Read on
If you are lucky enough to work for an employer which still throws a Christmas party (it’s been reported this year that many are cancelling the annual shindig and making a donation to charity instead), then there are various legal… Read on