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Davis Blank Furniss Launches In-house Employment Law Training Service

Davis Blank Furniss has launched a new in-house Employment Law training service that can be tailored to the size, needs and resources of a particular business. The programme, which is headed up by Anna Bunting – partner, and Shiva Shadi …

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Anna Bunting Talks About Our In-house Employment Law Training Programme

The whole Davis Blank Furniss team believes that effective communication and maintaining close working relationships with our clients are essential. We offer all the services you’d expect of a law firm but we like to go above and beyond when …

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Shiva Shadi Discusses the Importance of Service Agreements on Bdaily

Shiva Shadi, head of the Employment team at Davis Blank Furniss, on why Service Agreements are so important and why it’s risky for companies which choose to ignore them. You can read her full opinion piece on Bdaily by clicking …

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Anna Bunting asks: Is ‘Fatism’ on the horizon?

Can obesity amount to a disability? Do overweight workers have the right to bring a claim of discrimination if they are treated less favourably, victimised or harassed on the grounds of their obesity? Are employers under a duty to make …

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Employment Law Newsletter – August 2014

Welcome to our August 2014 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. DEVELOPMENTS TO LEGISLATION Shared parental leave: draft regulations laid before Parliament …

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Carlyn Weale Confirmed as Speaker at SJ Live 2014

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) – has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s SJ Live Conference. SJ Live is an annual event organised by Solicitors Journal. It …

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Davis Blank Furniss Sees 55% Rise in Demand for Pre-nups but Warns of Risks to Clients

Davis Blank Furniss has reported a 55% rise in clients enquiring about prenuptial agreements over the past 12 months, but is warning potential users not to be complacent and to understand their potential pitfalls. Although not legally binding in accordance …

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Employment Law Newsletter – July 2014

Welcome to our July 2014 Employment Law Newsletter; keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case law developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Compulsory Retirement Age You will remember the …

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Worried that your child has been misdiagnosed?

What is misdiagnosis? If you’ve needed to take your child to the doctor for any reason, you know it can be a difficult experience. The suggestions from the Doctor can mean a drastic change in lifestyle for both yourself and …

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Carlyn Weale Discusses ‘Negotiation’ On Solicitors Journal

Carlyn Weale – solicitor-advocate (higher courts civil-proceedings) at Davis Blank Furniss – discusses how in negotiation, differences can actually mean solutions. You can read her thoughts on Solicitors Journal.  Just click here. To learn more about Carlyn and her work, …

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