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Employers may propose changes to an employee’s contract of employment at any time, but if the employee does not agree to those changes, the employer cannot unilaterally impose the terms. However, where an employer has sound business reasons for the change, they may be able to fairly dismiss and offer re-engagement on the new terms […]
We’re delighted to share the news that Cartwright King’s Mental Health Team has been shortlisted for the prestigious Legal Aid Team of the Year (through the LAPG). Why is it important that our teams participate in industry awards? Head of Mental Health, Alison Ward, shares her feelings about being shortlisted: “Personally, the Mental Health team […]
A worker is an intermediate category of employment status between employee and self-employed. It has not always been easy to define the boundaries between each category. However, what is clear – in order to establish status as an employee – there must be mutuality of obligation. If an employee is obliged to carry out work, […]
BREAKING NEWS Cartwright King Immigration solicitor, Mohammed Hafejee, made his TV debut last night by featuring on ITV News Granada Reports. The story he commented on focused on David Kamson, a chef from Nigeria, who arrived in the UK in 2004 on a two year student visa. His application to extended his visa was refused […]
Cartwright King is fully supportive of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021. Millions of us have experienced a mental health problem in the pandemic, or seen a loved one struggle, and many turned to nature for comfort. Research shows going for walks outside has been a top coping strategy. Cartwright King will be supporting Mental Health […]
On 4 May 2021, the governments of the United Kingdom (‘UK’) and India signed a new ‘migration and mobility partnership’ deal which would allow young professionals between the ages of 18-30 to work and live in each others countries for a period of up to two years under the ‘Young Professionals Scheme’. Business immigration expert Mohammed Hafejee gives his thoughts.
A UK Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa is for companies who wish to locate a senior employee in order to establish a branch or wholly-owned subsidiary in the UK. A sole representative for the purposes of the visa application is an employee who has been recruited by an overseas company in a senior role.
Employee dismissed for over-zealous approach to health and safety succeeds with Employment Appeal Tribunal claim. In the case of Sinclair v Trackwork Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has decided that an employer could not rely on evidence that a supervisor had annoyed colleagues and demoralised the workforce when introducing a new safety procedure.
Samantha Sargeant is a Trainee Solicitor currently undertaking her final seat in Cartwright King’s Fraud department. Based in the East Midlands, she has previously undertaken seats in Employment and Child Care, and will qualify later in 2021. Samantha recently took part in (and won) the annual ‘Hammond Cup’, which offers fledgling legal hopefuls a chance […]
Here at Cartwright King we look to recognise the endeavours of our expert legal team. Through our 2021 promotions we celebrate the achievements and commitment of our colleagues. Congratulations… Here’s to your continued career progression at Cartwright King. Read more in our exclusive guide to CK Promotions 2021. Find out more about career opportunities currently […]
We are delighted to welcome two new employees to the Cartwright King team. Martin Cornforth joins us as the Head of Employment, in our Nottingham office, and shared his thoughts with us: “As an experienced employment lawyer with Cartwright King, I remain as enthusiastic now – as I was 12 years ago – about helping […]
Cartwright King Solicitors, national legal practice, is ready to deliver an ambitious new brand which reflects the firm’s modern and innovative approach, whilst remaining true to the heritage of the firm. Head of Marketing, Kelly Lyons, elaborates on why now is the perfect time to launch the rebrand: “A strong brand has always been essential […]