June 2017 Archive

Blake Morgan advises on the sale of Landscape Group

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Leading law firm Blake Morgan has completed on the sale of 90% of the entire issued share capital of Landscape Group to Xeretec Group Ltd. More …

Shared parental leave - to pay or not to pay? The dilemma for employers

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The recent decision in Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd is significant because, for the first time, the Employment Tribunal held that giving a father two weeks' paid paternity leave and shared parental leave at the statutory rate while giving female employees 14 weeks' paid maternity leave constituted direct sex discrimination. More …

Queen's Speech 2017 – what is the impact on Employment law?

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In the Queen's Speech yesterday, many of the Conservative Manifesto pledges relating to Employment law have been dropped, and even those that remain are mentioned in extremely vague terms. More …

Outline planning consent granted for Swansea city centre regeneration

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In April, Blake Morgan advised the City and County of Swansea in relation to the submission of if its application to regenerate the city centre. More …

Holiday pay for the self-employed?

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A recent European Opinion which could pave the way for "self-employed" workers to claim holiday pay going back several years. More …

A hung parliament – what does this mean for Brexit?

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When Theresa May called the General Election back in April, it was widely assumed she would consolidate, if not increase, the Conservative majority in Parliament to give her the mandate for a strong Brexit negotiation. How wrong could so many of us be as, instead, today, we wake to a hung parliament. More …

Residential Property Spotlight

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Welcome to Blake Morgan's latest edition of Residential Property Spotlight, bringing you a round-up of the topics most relevant to you and your clients. More …

Private Client Issues - June 2017

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Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan's monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. More …

Private law's client listening programme

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Private law's client listening programme was launched just over two years ago as part of our overall commitment to improving the level of service we provide to our clients. We ask clients for their feedback across various aspects of our service delivery and the overall results continue to be very positive. More …