Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 14/12/2015
Sleeping at work after staff Christmas party

With the festive season approaching, many employees and employers will be relishing the prospect of letting their hair down at office parties that typically provide a platform for all manner of scandal,...

Posted on: 07/12/2015
Mature woman sat at a laptop sorting out divorce over 50

There is a reported upsurge in the number of people seeking to ...

Posted on: 02/12/2015
No fault divorce for unhappy marriage

On the 4th December 2015 there is to be a second reading of MP Richard Bacon’...

Posted on: 01/12/2015
Same sex marriage groom cake toppers

The Civil Partnership Act will be 10 years old on the 5th December 2015. This landmark law created...

Posted on: 24/11/2015
Tribunal fees

On 17 November 2015, the House of Commons Justice Committee heard evidence on the impact of the introduction of employment tribunal fees which were introduced in 2013. The vast majority of the...

Posted on: 23/11/2015

It is becoming increasingly popular when young couples buy a new home to do so with financial assistance from their parents. Parents often help out with the deposit and the amounts involved can be quite...

Posted on: 16/11/2015
Employment law update

Every year there are a number of changes to Employment Law. To ensure your business is prepared, here's an overview for 2016.

Employment Tribunal fees

Fees which were...

Posted on: 09/11/2015
Caste discrimination in race discrimination employment tribunal ruling

A recent case, and the first of its kind, has resulted in the Employment Tribunal ruling that caste is covered by the legislation designed to prevent race discrimination.  Permila Tirkey was a migrant...

Posted on: 09/11/2015
Rise of divorce for older couples known as silver splitters

As life expectancy increases, so does the rate of couples who seek to divorce at a later stage of their lives. Silver...