Emsleys Blog

  • What would the impact of Brexit be on UK employment law?

    What would the impact of Brexit be on UK employment law?

    With an in-out EU referendum set to take place on 23 June 2016, we consider some of the possible areas for change in UK employment law. It may be that for those voting “out” the point is not what may change but simply that Parliament… Read More

  • National Minimum Wage offenders named and shamed

    National Minimum Wage offenders named and shamed

    The Government has released the latest list of 92 employers who failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage to the tune of £1,873,712.   The list covers many different kinds of businesses but noticeable is the… Read More

  • Jury Service - Back to Basics Series

    Jury Service - Back to Basics Series

    Although employees do not have a right to take time off for jury service, they are protected from being dismissed or subjected to a detriment as a result of that jury service (which is almost but not really the same thing). An… Read More

  • Dyslexia and disability discrimination in the workplace

    Dyslexia and disability discrimination in the workplace

    The coffee chain Starbucks made headline news this month for being on the wrong side of an interesting disability discrimination decision in the Employment Tribunal. Employee Meseret Kumulchew suffers from dyslexia and has trouble with… Read More

  • Senior Appointments at Emsleys Solicitors

    Senior Appointments at Emsleys Solicitors

    Emsleys Solicitors has appointed two solicitors. The appointments follow a period of growth and increased success and recognition regionally and nationally. Solicitor Helen Gott joins the firm to head up the Wills and Probate team. Helen… Read More

  • New Year, New Starters

    New Year, New Starters

    Emsleys Solicitors has appointed nine legal experts in the last few months. The appointments follow a period of growth and increased success and recognition regionally and nationally. Laura Jones joined the firm in September as a… Read More

  • What is a ‘Finding of Fact’ in a children case?

    What is a ‘Finding of Fact’ in a children case?

    A recent news story has revealed that the father of a child has been judged to have committed sexual abuse on his young daughter shortly before her death; despite there having been no criminal proceedings brought against him and despite him… Read More