Mark joined Weightmans in January 2008.
He has specialised in employment law since qualifying in 1990.
Recent instructions have included: acting for local authorities in ongoing equal pay litigation, advising universities on a range of issues with academic and non academic staff, advising both local authorities and external provider organisations on staff issues arising on outsourcing of local government services, advising NHS trusts on issues arising from the transfer of services and staff between the client and another NHS trust. Mark provides advice across a range of private and public sectors on collective issues including restructures/redundancies and industrial action.
Mark also acts for senior individuals in disputes with their current or former employers.
Employers should not avoid suspension completely, but a decision to suspend needs to be a considered one.
The government appears set to press ahead with more tax reforms in off-payroll worker arrangements through the intermediaries legislation (IR35).
One of the announcements in the recent Autumn Budget concerns the legislation commonly referred to as IR35.
Policy review exercises don’t often appear at the top of an HR professional’s list of favourite tasks, but HR policies and procedures are important.
The Government appears set to press ahead with more tax reforms in off-payroll worker arrangements.
Legal directory quote
Weightmans LLP fields a number of standout individuals, including Mark Leach, who is 'extremely quick and commercial'. Legal 500 2017