Update on Zero Hours Contracts
The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 came into force last week on 26 May. This implemented several changes relevant to employers, including an increase in the maximum financial penalty for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage to £20,000 per worker.
Bakery’s Refusal To Bake A Cake Supporting Gay Marriage Was Unlawful Discrimination
In a case that has garnered a lot of attention in the press and social media, the County Court in Northern Ireland has ruled that a bakery’s refusal to bake a cake for a customer amounted to direct discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.
Corporate Team Advise On JMC IT Deal
The Corporate team at Turner Parkinson have completed their latest deal advising the shareholders of technology services provider JMC IT on the company’s sale to IT Lab, which has its headquarters in London. Both businesses are Sunday Times Best Companies award winners.
6 in 5: Deals Record On the Back Of Record Sales
Manchester business law firm Turner Parkinson has had a hugely successful run of corporate finance completions at the same time as achieving record breaking year-end figures. The firm recently announced a 14% hike in like for like sales, with revenues at their highest level in the firm’s 20 year history.
Record Revenues For Turner Parkinson
The firm is celebrating the most successful financial year in its 20 year history. The firm’s decision 18 months ago to focus solely on advising mid-market businesses is being rewarded as like for like sales for the year to April 2015 are up 14%.