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How long must my employer consult with me on a TUPE transfer?

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

How to keep your legal fees as low as possible

  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

Calderbank offer

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

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

Christmas party cancelled? You are not alone!

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

Christmas parties at work: what to watch out for

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

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