When does the right to a protective award arise?

A protective award is an award of compensation available to employees where: 20 or more employees are made redundant at a workplace and the employer fails to properly inform/engage in consultation about the redundancies; or employees are transferred from one company...Read More

Why your Company needs a Shareholder Agreement

Although it is not a legal necessity, it is recommended practice when starting a business with more than one shareholder to get a shareholder agreement drawn up. The shareholder agreement is a contract that regulates business between the shareholders, setting out...Read More

Settlement Agreements – What you need to know

A Settlement Agreement is an agreement between an employer and employee to settle any matters, usually before the employee leaves their employment. The employee effectively waives their right to make a claim against the employer/go to a tribunal and usually gets paid...Read More

Directors’ Duties – A Guide

What is a director? A director has overall responsibility for a company. There can be one or more directors who will share responsibility equally. They take control of the day to day running of the of the company, make important decisions and ensure that all accounts...Read More