Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 12/08/2014

Move over Carla, there’s a new employment law shirker in town. Todd, the new business man on the block (didn’t he become a solicitor in London?) has been taken on at his brother’s building...

Posted on: 25/07/2014
Annulment or divorce

Following from our divorce and annulment blog regarding Coronations Street’s Carla and Peter, Emmerdale is now at it...

Posted on: 18/07/2014
Obesity in the work place

There is currently a Danish case – Kaltoft v The Municipality of Billund - in the European Court of Justice concerning obesity, and whether this can be classed as a disability. The ECJ referred the...

Posted on: 08/07/2014

We’ve all seen, either the bride or groom wake up after the wedding and realise they hate the person they are sleeping next to and want a divorce. Ok, we might have only seen this on TV, but as always...

Posted on: 30/06/2014
Zero hour contracts

Short answer – No.

Long Answer – Somewhat

Following the recent uproar on the use of zero hour contracts, the Government implemented a public...

Posted on: 24/06/2014
Making a Will

Research released recently has disclosed that only 36% of Britons have made a will. Not surprisingly 83% are uncomfortable discussing their dying wishes, however many people do not realise what happens upon...

Posted on: 18/06/2014
New lending rules 2014

So what’s changed?

On 26 April 2014 ...

Posted on: 16/06/2014
Asset protection when marrying later in life

The media is reporting a significant rise in the older generation often termed "baby boomers" marrying for the first or subsequent time. There are a host of reasons cited with research perhaps...

Posted on: 13/06/2014
Drop in new employment tribunal claims

Figures released from the Government have shown a dramatic reduction in the amount of new employment tribunal claims being issued.

For the period January – March 2014 there were 5,619 new...

Posted on: 03/06/2014
Holiday pay

Under the Working Time Directive workers are entitled to be paid...