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Changes ahead for flexible working?

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As the government launches a drive to increase the uptake of flexible working, Paula Kathrens outlines workers’ rights to work flexibly and the benefits to employers of such arrangements. More …

Blake Morgan Construction Law Update - March 2019

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Read our Construction sector update for February, on the changes and updates in the world of construction as well as any relevant news. More …

Private Client Issues - February 2019

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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. Insight and advice on developments affecting private individuals. More …

Blake Morgan's Employment Law Newsletter - Winter 2019

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A warm welcome to Blake Morgan's Winter newsletter, keeping you informed of the latest developments in Employment Law. More …

The unavailability of the companion – to postpone or not to postpone?

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Carrying out a fair disciplinary, capability or grievance procedure is essential for avoiding unfair dismissal claims and the EAT decision in Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith dealt with the common situation where an employee requests a disciplinary hearing to be postponed on the basis that their preferred companion is unavailable. More …