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  • Lewis Silkin announces new partner

    Press

    02 April 2013

    Rebecca Peedell has been appointed partner in Lewis Silkin’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration team effective 1st April 2013.

  • The state of migration: employing migrant workers

    Press

    21 March 2013

    Practice Development Lawyers Samar Shams and Bethan Carney, have contributed to a report for The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) which explores the trends and the factors that influence employers in recruiting migrant workers. The report discusses issues such as skills shortages, the availability of UK-born workers, and ‘work ethic’.

  • Collective agreements and TUPE - more dynamic than you might think

    Press

    12 March 2013

    In Beerg's Global Labor newsletter, Katherine Shaw discusses the transfer of employees to another employer under TUPE.

  • Irate RBS bankers could challenge bonus clawbacks

    Press

    08 March 2013

    In an eFinancialCareers article, James Davies suggests that the investment bankers who have had their bonuses reduced, or even clawed back, in response to the breaches of others may challenge the decision as it could appear to be legally dubious. James argues that issues arise when bonus clawbacks are used as penalties rather than as recompense for damage done. RBS, which is 82 percent owned by the UK government, announced last week that it was cutting bonuses for 2012 and clawing back bonuses for previous years to cover its £390m Libor fixing fine.

  • The Great British immigration scandal

    Press

    27 February 2013

    In an article for Management Today, Mary Croydon discusses Silicon Roundabout's rich, cosmopolitan identity but is concerned about the squeezing of entry routes into the UK for overseas talent. Mary goes on to warn that unless companies find ways to overcome these hurdles in order to attract the brightest and the best, it is questionable how long Silicon Roundabout will remain open for business.

  • Can we stop our former multichannel director disclosing our strategy to her new retail employer?

    Press

    08 February 2013

    James Walters discusses the possibility of former employees disclosing sensitive company information and how best to approach it in an article for Retail Week.

  • EU data protection proposals - implications for employment

    Press

    07 February 2013

    Steven Lorber discusses the impact of the Data Protection Regulation for employers, and explains how EU lawmakers are ducking employment issues.

  • Why government reforms on employment law make little sense

    Press

    28 January 2013

    In a Law Gazette article, Michael Burd discusses new governmental employment reforms and mentions how, in some aspects, they may actually be doing the opposite of what they set out to do.

  • Government limits unfair dismissal awards to a year's salary

    Press

    21 January 2013

    James Davies comments on new limits on unfair dismissal awards in a Solicitors Journal article.

  • Motivating shop floor staff

    Press

    18 January 2013

    Laura Farnsworth discusses the changes in buying habits and how this affects shop workers in an article for Retail Week.

  • Let's not lose disabled talent

    Press

    11 January 2013

    Richard Miskella urges all to make the Paralympic legacy last in an article for Broadcast.

  • Workplace rights : General strikes

    Press

    03 January 2013

    Michael Burd and James Davies discuss anti-austerity unrest and explain where the law stands on general strikes in an article for Management Today.

  • Can I check a job applicant's profile on Facebook before employing them?

    Press

    07 December 2012

    Partner Lisa Patmore encourages employers to be cautious about consulting a candidate's social media profile before recruiting them in an article in Retail Week.

  • Lewis Silkin expands with third office in Cardiff

    Press

    16 November 2012

    Lewis Silkin's third office opening in Cardiff has been covered by Bloomberg.

  • Lewis Silkin creates Cardiff base

    Press

    13 November 2012

    The South Wales Echo has written an article on Lewis Silkin's decision to expand into Wales.

  • Lewis Silkin opens Cardiff base

    Press

    13 November 2012

    Insider Media Limited has written a piece about Lewis Silkin opening a new branch in Cardiff.

  • Lewis Silkin opens new office in Cardiff

    Press

    13 November 2012

    PS Finance has written an article on Lewis Silkin's expansion into Cardiff.

  • Minister welcomes decision by Lewis Silkin to open new office in Cardiff

    Press

    12 November 2012

    Welsh Business Minister Edwina Hart has welcomed the news that Lewis Silkin is expanding its footprint within the UK and is to open an office in Cardiff to join its London and Oxford locations.

  • Lewis Silkin expanding into third office

    Press

    12 November 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announced that it is expanding its footprint within the UK, and will shortly be opening an office in Cardiff to join its London and Oxford locations.

  • Lewis Silkin opens third office in Cardiff

    Press

    12 November 2012

    The new Cardiff office is scheduled to open on Monday 19th November. The office will initially focus on supporting clients on issues related to employment law.

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