- Price Transparency Era - Toward the end of 2018 The Solicitors Regulation Authority introduced new rules to ensure clients have the best possible information on solicitor’s fees at the outset. Law firms are now required to publish price and service information on their website for the following areas of law; residential conveyancing, probate and employment tribunal claims to name a few. The aim is to provide greater transparency to clients enabling them to make informed decisions about their legal matter.
- Grants of Representation - A Grant of Representation is the document required to confirm your authority to deal with the estate of an individual who has died. A Grant of Representation can be necessary whether or not the deceased left a Will.
Redundancy is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, but may involve the employer having to make a statutory or contractual redundancy payment to the employee.
This area of law is complex and the procedures to be followed will vary widely. It is essential that any potential redundancies are well planned and meet a fair procedure is designated and followed.
Some specific rules apply in relation to the planned redundancies of 20 or more employees.