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Welcome to the Davis Blank Furniss blog

Holiday Pay: Locke -v- British Gas, ET

Mr Locke had claimed that the commission he had earned should be taken into account when calculating his holiday pay so that he would not lose income by taking annual leave. Following the ECJ’s decision last year, which we have …

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Anita Shepherd: VOICE OF THE CHILD

The Voice of the Child Dispute Resolution Advisory Group (the Group), has published its final report dated March 2015. It was set up to ensure that: • Steps are taken to promote child inclusive practice in out of court dispute …

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Corporate and Commercial Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to the latest departmental newsletter from Davis Blank Furniss. Our focus this time is on our Corporate and Commercial team. DeBrieF OPINION Sonio Singh – partner in our Corporate/Commercial department – discusses… Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) Schemes – Tax …

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Davis Blank Furniss Confirms Latest Trainee Qualification

Davis Blank Furniss is pleased to announce that Jessica Greenhalgh has completed her training programme after qualifying on 16th March 2015. Jessica started her training contract at the firm in March 2013. Over the past two years she has had …

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Employment Law Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to our March 2015 Employment Law Newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law and informing you of recent case developments over the last month. CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS Collective Redundancies and the meaning of ‘establishment’ The …

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Anita Shepherd on Wyatt v Vince

Yesterday there was a landmark (and much publicised) ruling in the case of Wyatt v Vince which saw the wife being given permission to proceed with her financial claims against her former husband whom she separated from 30 years ago …

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Making childcare arrangements during a divorce and separation

When parents choose to divorce or separate, important decisions have to be made about care arrangements for their children. As parents work to determine the best solution, it is important that minimal harm is caused to their children‘s lives. Being …

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Wills, Trusts & Probate Newsletter – March 2015

Welcome to our latest departmental newsletter. The focus this time is on our Wills, Trists and Probate team. DeBrieF TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Karen Witter, Partner… What does your role at Davis Blank Furniss involve? I am a partner and the head …

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Davis Blank Furniss Announces Dates and Details of its LPA Week 2015

Davis Blank Furniss Glossop will be holding its 2015 Lasting Powers of Attorney Week from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th March at its Ellison Street office. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint a trusted friend, relative …

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Anita Shepherd – head of the Family department – on Presumption of Parental Involvement.

Most people will agree that shared or co-parenting or the ongoing role of both parents in a child’s life following a family breakdown is in a child’s best interest.  However, all too often family breakdown brings mistrust and insecurity which …

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