Winston Solicitors LLP blog

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...

Posted on: 05/11/2015
Discrimination at work - Carneiro v Mourinho

The news that Chelsea Football Club Dr Eva Carneiro has issued proceedings in the Employment Tribunal against...

Posted on: 28/10/2015
Protect your limited company on a divorce

Businesses, including shares held in a limited company, form part of the assets to be distributed on divorce. They are a central part of financial proceedings and discussions when a divorce takes place....

Posted on: 27/10/2015
Civil partnerships for heterosexual couples

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 gave same sex couples who took part in a civil...

Posted on: 20/10/2015
Updated on no fault divorce in House of Commons

On 13 October 2015 there was a first reading of MP Richard Bacon’s private members bill...

Posted on: 15/10/2015
Dishonesty divorce cases in Court

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeals of two ex wives in the landmark cases of Sharland v...

Posted on: 13/10/2015
Sharing a home - joint tenancy or tenancy in common

Congratulations if you’ve taken the decision to purchase a home together. However have you thought about and decided whether you want to own the property as joint tenants or ...