Can a ‘Right to Disconnect’ code of practice work for employers and employees?

Working from home: call to ban out-of-hours emails from bosses By Valerie Lambert, partner at HCR Hewitsons The right to disconnect effectively gives employees the ability to switch off from work and not engage in electronic...

New partner appointed to Larking Gowen Corporate Transactions team

Regional accountancy and business advisory firm, Larking Gowen, has appointed a new partner to its Corporate Transactions team based in its Norwich office. Jack Minns qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2011, and joined Larking...

HCR HEWITSONS: A LAW FIRM WITH A PASSION FOR PEOPLE

A new legal force with a passion for people is the result of a merger between two legal firms, both of which have a strong presence in the city. Award-winning top regional lawyers Harrison Clark...

Directors’ Personal Liability

Most directors of a limited company know that it is a solemn responsibility, and that they can have some personal liability.  However, few people bother to look into or understand what that actually means and...

Birketts’ webinar ‘Homeworking: the new normal’

Birketts has held the latest in its highly regarded series of webinars, this time on the topic of home working. Abigail Trencher hosted the session with contributions from Matthew Gowen, Julie Gowland and Kitty Rosser. Jeanette Wheeler, Head of Employment, joined...

Construction webinar provides roadmap to pitfalls of adjudications

Birketts’ construction team has provided an invaluable lesson on the issues surrounding adjudication in their latest interactive webinar, now available to watch in full on YouTube. Led by Birketts’ Partner Ruth Sunaway, Senior Associates Carolyn...

Debt recovery webinar – getting your money

More than 150 people tuned into Birketts’ webinar offering vital advice on debt recovery and how individuals and businesses can recover their money in the rapidly changing COVID-19 landscape. Partner Andrew Rush led a team...

Becoming a licensed sponsor – is your business ready?

Businesses wishing to recruit workers from overseas post January 2021 must become registered, licensed sponsors in post-Brexit Britain. Are you ready, asks Gemma Hill, senior solicitor at local law firm Hewitsons. Having left the EU...

Birketts offers tech-based solution to assist clients with estate planning and Wills

Following the successful utilisation of Settify by Birketts’ Family Law Team, clients of the firm’s Private Client Advisory Team can now access the same platform to get assistance with their Wills. Birketts was one of...

Are you a shareholder? Then you need a Shareholders Agreement. Neil Ashley of...

When you first set up a limited company, it will invariably be purchased “off the shelf” with a ready-made set of ‘articles’. The articles are the constitution of the company.  They will either be the...