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Continuing duty of care to former employees

It's long been established that an employer providing a reference owes the relevant employee a duty to take reasonable care in the preparation of the…

Mark Landon
Mark Landon Partner

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Preece v JD Wetherspoons plc

This case highlights the importance for an employer of having a robust social media policy as the use of social media sites continues to increase.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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Successor practice - pitfalls and premiums

In these tough financial times, law firms are considering mergers and acquisitions in order to consolidate their position in the market.


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BIFA Terms revisited: time bar and set off

This case reinforces the market understanding that the BIFA 9 month time limitation, and prohibition of setting off against charges, are reasonable.

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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Chasing debts and harassment claims

In these uncertain times, traders & directors must do everything in their power to ensure that their businesses do not get affected by economic…

Roddy Macleod
Roddy Macleod Partner

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Contaminated foodstuffs

Few things can ruin a food company's reputation faster than a foreign body complaint. KFC have long been dogged with the urban myth about a Kentucky…

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

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Stress claims - how to prevent them

You can hardly pick up a newspaper today without reading an article on somebody suffering from stress.

Roddy Macleod
Roddy Macleod Partner

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Limitation matters - or does it?

It may seem to defendants that courts no longer consider the issue to be important and that the chances of succeeding with a limitation defence are…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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