Company not held responsible for an assault on a fellow employee by its Managing Director following the work Christmas party

The Christmas break is now a distant memory for most of us but spare a thought for the employee who went for ‘impromptu’ drinks following the work Christmas party which ended in him being subjected to a violent assault by his Managing Director – Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited (2016).

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How warnings for misconduct can affect the fairness of subsequent dismissals

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) case of Perrys Motor Sales v Edwards has highlighted the significance of live warnings for misconduct when assessing the fairness of any subsequent dismissal.

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Brexit WILL Impact Deals Activity

Turner Parkinson, the Manchester-based business law firm, has said 2016 was its best ever year for deals, but is sounding a note of caution around future North West deal volumes.The firm, which has 71 staff and 16 partners, completed 96 deals last year, with a combined transaction value of £735m (2015: 86 deals worth £590m).Operating from a single office in Manchester, TP’s deal performance offers…

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New JCT 2016 edition Suite of Contracts

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has now released the full suite of 2016 edition contracts including the Standard and Design and Build Contracts and their associated Sub-Contracts, the Intermediate Building Contract family and the Minor Works contracts, together with the 2016 edition of its Collateral Warranty documents.

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TP Associate Shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’ Award

Turner Parkinson are delighted to have Corporate Associate David Hayes shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’ at The Made In Manchester Awards 2017.

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