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Feb
13
Boyes Turner recruits Simpson Millar’s Head of Personal Injury
Leading regional law firm Boyes Turner has appointed Claire Roantree as a Partner within the firm’s Personal Injury and Industrial Disease practice, joining the firm on 13 February 2017.
Feb
06
Travel companies' liability for damages for supply of contaminated foods
Travel companies will be interested to read the recent Court of Appeal case of Wood & Wood V Tui Travel plc trading as First Choice (“First Choice”) (2017) where the court found that Mr & Mrs Woods could recover damages for acute gastroenteritis suffered by them whilst on holiday.
Feb
03
Employment and HR Training Academy - February Training Trends
Welcome to our February Training Trends update – find out what training courses are available and what other organisations are training their people on…
Feb
01
Employment Law Case Update: Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 22
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd it was held that an employee was guilty of gross misconduct where he had failed to ensure that a key company procedure concerning staff engagement was properly carried out.
Jan
30
Employment and HR Training Academy – new service launched by Boyes Turner
The Thames Valley’s leading law firm, Boyes Turner has launched a new Employment and HR Training Academy.
Jan
30
Leisure & Hospitality: The year ahead
Last Thursday Boyes Turner co-hosted a webinar with the British Hospitality Association. John Guthrie, Employment Policy Adviser to the British Hospitality Association and Helen Goss, Employment partner at Boyes Turner, discussed the key issues facing the Leisure & Hospitality industry in 2017.
Jan
23
JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 – a guide to the key changes
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) is releasing a new suite of 2016 edition contracts. The new Design and Build Contract was launched on 23 September 2016. The contract incorporates a number of key changes with which contracting parties should make themselves familiar.
Jan
18
CGT and joint ventures, collaborations, sales agreements and options
Care needs to be taken when agreement is entered into with other land owners where the proceeds of sale are divided in accordance with their property holdings. This could be by way of a collaboration agreement, promotion agreement or otherwise.
Jan
18
Flexible working: Taking the right approach
This week the Modern Families Index 2017 reported that 47% of millennial fathers want to downshift into a less stressful job because they can’t balance the demands of work and family life and 38% of millennial fathers would be willing to take a pay cut to achieve a better work-life balance.
Jan
17
Social Media and Reputation
Threats to an organisation from employees in the technological information environment are becoming a hot topic for employers, but can be managed through secure policies and appropriate monitoring.

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