May 15, 2020
“Coming down the mountain is often the most dangerous”. This was Boris Johnson’s message to the British people, as the country begins to edge its way out of an historic lockdown. Whilst intended to urge caution in the interest of public health, this adage aptly applies to the terrain that many British businesses need to navigate to recommence trading to avoid going bust. (more…)
May 7, 2020
What is a settlement agreement?
A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract between employer and employee which settles claims that the employee may have against their employer. However, this does not mean that future claims are impossible. If you were unaware of a grievance at the time of signing, such grievances are not covered by the original agreement and you are free to make a new claim. (more…)
April 27, 2020
It is inevitable that in private companies disputes and deadlock situations may arise from time to time between the parties. This problem is likely to be exacerbated by the Covid-19 situation and the knock-on effect upon the economy. These disputes can be both expensive and stressful in personal terms.
April 20, 2020
The Dentists Act 2006 together with the NHS General Dental Services Contract govern how dental practitioners working within the NHS operate. (more…)
April 16, 2020
April 15, 2020
No-one can have predicted the scale of the economic impact of the government’s restrictions. Some very bleak forecasts are being reported in the press today (15 April 2020). (more…)
April 14, 2020
As we enter another week of lockdown, we ask what is to happen to the dental business generally and how is the landscape going to change when life finally returns to normal. (more…)
March 30, 2020
The Landlord has a number of different remedies available. It is our strong advice that a collaborative approach is made to the landlord or the landlord’s agent, involving your solicitor at an early stage, to seek to resolve issues before they progress too far. (more…)
March 26, 2020
What is Furlough leave?
Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those employees that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis by classifying them as a furloughed worker. (more…)