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How can employers be liable for its employees’ actions?

How can employers be liable for its employees’ actions?

Employers can be liable for wrongful acts (or omissions) committed by its employees where there is a sufficiently close connection between the employees’ actions related to the employees ‘field of activities’, which falls outside the scope of the contractual relationship. This is commonly known as ‘vicarious liability’. The court will look at the nature of…

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Do I have to give a former employee a reference?

Do I have to give a former employee a reference?

The above question is one which we are frequently asked since some employers will, understandably, feel slightly anxious about controlling the fate of an ex-employee. This article focuses on the employer’s legal obligations to provide references to former employees. Sometimes, when an employee resigns or is dismissed, they can often leave on sour terms with…

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The Effect of Brexit

The Effect of Brexit

What effect will Brexit have on employment law? Many significant areas of employment law are based on EU law, such as working time rights and employee rights on the transfer of a business. After the UK leaves the EU, with or without a deal, EU employment law will be converted into UK law. Depending on…

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Business Services Seminars

My HR Audit

Thursday 9th May 2019, 8.30am

Location: Wakefield

This interactive HR event is a must for all managers /directors charged with overseeing HR function of their business. The event will provide a walk through to an ideal HR set up for any SME and to explore the HR requirements throughout the employee lifecycle including specific reference to: Recruitment Induction Absence Disciplinary Grievance Termination…

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Disability Discrimination – Top tips for Tribunal

Thursday 16th May 2019, 8.30am

Location: Huddersfield

 A specialist event on the complex topic of disability discrimination hosted by the Litigation Team at Chadwick Lawrence. The seminar will guide delegates through the different types of discrimination claims including direct and indirect discrimination, discrimination arising from a disability, harassment and the failure to make reasonable adjustments. The team will pass on their first…

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GDPR: A Brief Guide to Compliance

Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 9:00am

Location: Chadwick Lawrence, Paragon Business Park, Wakefield

The GDPR will be one year old on 25th May.  Chadwick Lawrence are presenting a free training session which will provide business owners with a short guide on how to conduct their own internal audit to address compliance with the Regulation. The training will assist both those who have yet to begin to consider their…

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I would just like to say how professional Simon Ingham, in the Litigation, Resolution and Recovery at Chadwick Lawrence, has been during our lengthy case. We telephoned Simon after the shock of receiving legal information. From day one he has guided me through the whole process sympathetically and systematically. Simon is very impressive with his…

Anonymous

We have used Chadwick Lawrence on various occasions and find them to be a breath of fresh air, without the usual pomp and ceremony normally associated with the profession.  So many law firms nowadays  have lost touch with reality forgetting about the client needs but Chadwick Lawrence are extremely good at understanding very complex issues…

Ken Ward, Director of Tenable Business Support Services Limited

Yorkshire Payments have been working with Chadwick Lawrence LLP  for some time now. We have worked on several different tasks together within our businesses and they have done a great job with each one. Peter Harling and Zoe Allen have been very patient with us, and have always made the effort to contact us personally…

Yorkshire Payments

To say you were exceptional today in your highly tactical delivery and achieving the best possible outcome is an understatement. I have no doubt that without your support throughout the process, the outcome would be far worse. I can’t thank you enough for all that you have done and am truly grateful. Whilst there are…

Mr T October

I was looking for a good solicitor and Chadwick Lawrence was highly recommended by a friend when I was looking for representation for an interview under caution. It was an extremely stressful and upsetting process but with Nils’ expertise and knowledge along with all the support made the process easier and gave us more confidence…

Mrs C April

I recently used Nils’ services and the outcome was the best possible outcome we could get, which was undoubtedly down to everyone’s statements and your defence, so thank you! I will be certain to recommend your company and self to anyone should they ever need representation.

Ms. J April