RadcliffesLeBrasseur relocates to the City

RadcliffesLeBrasseur has signed a nine-year lease on 28,000 sq ft of office space in the old Reuters building at 85 Fleet Street. The firm has secured a six-month rent-free period and half rent for a further 30 months and is hoping…

Employment Law News December 2014

In the last Enews for 2014, we review what is in store for 2015 Shared Parental Leave The most significant change for businesses in 2015 in our view is the introduction of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) on 5 April 2015. …

Anorexia, force feeding and best interest

The Court had previously given clear guidance in the Aintree case1 that when considering best interests, the welfare of a patient should be reviewed in the widest sense. A recent case2 has considered the application of this in the context…

The Care Act 2014 in a nutshell

The Care Act 2014 is an historic piece of legislation, not only because it includes the first overhaul of social care statute in England for more than 60 years, but also because of the collaborative nature of its passage through…

Employment Law News November 2014

In this month’s Enews we consider when the duty to offer suitable alternative employment arises in the case of an employee who is on maternity leave during a redundancy process; what constitutes a fair dismissal in a case of gross…