Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 18/12/2014

Following a recent case in which the EAT overturned a Tribunal decision that a manager was unfairly dismissed for posting offensive and abusive tweets from his personal Twitter account, it would appear that...



Posted on: 08/12/2014

Recently published Court cases highlight the importance of seeking expert legal advice where this is an international element to family breakdown. This is becoming increasingly common as people move more...



Posted on: 04/12/2014

Can gossip be grounds for harassment and discrimination?  According to one Employment Appeal Tribunal, the answer is yes.

In the case of Nixon v Ross Coates Solicitors, Ms Nixon brought a claim...



Posted on: 02/12/2014

With the festive season upon us, many employees and employers will be planning office parties. Employees may assume that on such occasions, the normal rules of the workplace do not apply - particularly when...



Posted on: 01/12/2014

A significant step forward for equality is on its way: from 10 December 2014 couples will be able to convert their...



Posted on: 26/11/2014

Couples are increasingly making a decision to live together without marriage. Yet there is still a common misunderstanding that a couple who have been together for a period of time have established a...



Posted on: 29/10/2014

It might sound more Country File than Top of the Pops. But not if the man in question is Sir Paul McCartney and the dog is his beloved Old English Sheepdog Martha who are the subject of a photograph...



Posted on: 02/10/2014

Now it’s not every day I can I say that sentence. Unlike some areas of law which change yearly, the law of inheritance has remained constant since the Administration of Estates Act 1925. Subject to a...



Posted on: 12/09/2014

Given the rise in social media being not just an outlet for personal feelings but becoming an ever increasing tool for businesses...



Posted on: 02/09/2014

Following on from our recent whistleblowing on Coronation Street blog, the not fit for purpose materials were...



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