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August 13, 2020
Double joy for Lauren as she joins leading Warrington law firm permanently

A newly-qualified solicitor has secured a permanent role at a growing Cheshire law firm. Lauren Singh joins Watsons Solicitors after completing her two-year training contract with the Warrington-based company and will split her time between the employment law and family law departments. Her appointment further bolsters the firm’s ever-growing team of young solicitors as it […]

July 15, 2020
Cheshire employment solicitor advises of caution when approaching redundancy process

A Cheshire employment law specialist is urging employers to seek advice to ensure a fair redundancy process is held. It is expected by many business analysts that as the financial support provided by the furlough scheme decreases, organisations may be forced to cut staff as they deal with the fallout from the coronavirus. And Latham […]

June 8, 2020
Employment law specialist urges businesses to act quickly with furlough decisions

A Cheshire-based employment law specialist is urging businesses to take note of the government’s furlough updates, with one of the key deadlines fast approaching. The current scheme ends on 30 June, with a new flexible coronavirus job retention support programme scheduled to operate until the end of October. However, the new scheme is only available […]

May 21, 2020
Employment law specialist urges caution as employees return to the workplace

A Cheshire employment solicitor is warning employers to be mindful of potential costly mistakes as lockdown measures ease.   Under updated guidelines, those unable to work from home are allowed back into the workplace, with businesses issued with government guidance on keeping them as safe as possible.   There are concerns across England about the […]

March 13, 2020
Dealing with mental health issues in the workplace

Dealing with and supporting those experiencing mental health difficulties in the workplace is something employers should take seriously.   Research has revealed that one in four people will experience mental health problems every year so employers should be alert to this and create working environments where employees can talk openly about mental health and wellbeing.

February 11, 2020
New legal right to paid parental bereavement leave

Expert commentary by Cheshire employment law expert Latham Parry. From April 2020 working parents who suffer the death of a child under the age of 18 years are set to be entitled to two weeks’ paid bereavement leave. The UK Government has said that this will be the most generous offer on parental bereavement pay […]

January 9, 2020
Veganism tribunal decision should increase employer awareness

A tribunal decision that ethical veganism can be recognised as a philosophical belief has marked an interesting start to the New Year. A Judge sitting at the Norwich Employment Tribunal ruled that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief protected by discrimination legislation. The ruling was the result of a case brought by Jordi Casamitjana who alleged […]

August 23, 2019
Pride season: alternative family arrangements and implications of will writing and employment law

Pride season is well underway with Cheshire hosting events throughout 2019, catering for the growing LGBT+ community. There are further events scheduled, including in Manchester between Friday 23 and Monday 26 August and Chester on Sunday 22 September. Legislation to allow same-sex marriage in England and Wales came into force in 2014 and the most […]

March 14, 2019
Watsons Solicitors celebrates record-breaking year for employment cases

A Warrington law firm has cemented its reputation as a leading employment law solicitors after taking on a record number of employment cases. Watsons Solicitors handled 127 employment law matters in year end 2018, with its eye on increased growth over the next financial year. The law firm, which has more than 25 years’ experience […]

January 4, 2019
Cheshire employment lawyer urges employers and workers to be aware of legislation changes

A leading Warrington employment lawyer is urging employers and workers to take note of workplace reforms, which the government intends to introduce in the not-too-distant future. Details of The Good Work Plan, described as the largest reform in workers’ rights in more than a generation, were revealed by business secretary Greg Clark MP. Changes to […]

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