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Endeavour Partnership hosts first Ladies in Property Event

Today Endeavour Partnership hosts its first Ladies in Property event at its new offices on Teesdale Business Park. Over 25 ladies from the property and construction sectors will meet for an informal networking lunch to share their contacts and expertise. If you are interested in being part of any future events, please email Joanna Gibson […]

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TUPE – Service Provision Changes – which employees transfer?

When a business changes its service provider (for example cleaning services) it will invariably constitute a Transfer of an Undertaking under which all employees of the service provider assigned to providing that particular service transfer automatically to the new service provider with their terms and conditions protected and with enhanced protection against unfair dismissal. Questions […]

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Redundancy and maternity leave: alternative vacancies

The EAT has held that the duty to offer a woman on maternity leave a suitable alternative vacancy arises when the employer becomes aware that her role is redundant or potentially redundant. This decision suggests that employers should note the exact point in time when a redundancy situation arises and offer any suitable vacancies from […]

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Look out for unofficial HMRC emails

People are warned to be aware of fraudulent emails and imitation HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) websites as the 31 January deadline for self-assessment tax returns looms.

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Working time and statutory holiday pay

In a landmark decision, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account when calculating statutory holiday pay. Payments for overtime that a worker is required to work but which an employer is not required to offer (non-guaranteed overtime) should be regarded as “normal remuneration”. Allowances that are directly […]

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Government increases threshold for bankruptcy petitions

Last week, the Business Minister Jo Swinson, announced that the Government is increasing the minimum level of debt for which someone owed money can force a person into bankruptcy from £750 to £5000. The limits were last revised in 1986.

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New appointment for Endeavour

Nick Dent joins Endeavour Partnership’s insolvency team.

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Pensions: new auto-enrolment report

The Department for Work and Pensions has published its annual automatic enrolment evaluation report. The report uses the latest available research and analysis from a range of sources to show what has happened since automatic enrolment began. Key findings in the 2014 report include:

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Posted in: Employment Law News & PR

Redundancy and maternity leave: alternative vacancies

The EAT has held that the duty to offer a woman on maternity leave a suitable alternative vacancy arises when the employer becomes aware that her role is redundant or potentially redundant. This decision suggests that employers should note the exact point in time when a redundancy situation arises and offer any suitable vacancies from […]

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Posted in: Employment Law News & PR

Business partnerships: applying for a new lease

A recent Court of Appeal case illustrates the difficulties that can arise when a business partnership operates from shared premises but does not give full consideration to the legal structure at the outset. The court held that an application for a new business tenancy made by one of the two business partners was not a […]

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