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Can Continuous Service be carried over by Employees in Education?

An employee accrues continuous service for each year they work for an employer. This provides the employee with certain statutory rights, for example, the right to claim unfair dismissal after 2 years. When a person moves from one employer to the next, those years of accrued continuous service do not move with them and the… Read more »

Coronavirus and the Workplace

With a higher number of new cases of the Coronavirus now reported outside of China than within, there is an increased risk that an employee might have been to an area affected by the Coronavirus. This can potentially cause confusion for employers. To provide guidance, we have looked at three main questions below. Should I… Read more »

Chester law firm SAS Daniels expands to Vicar’s Lane

Following its expansion across Chester and North Wales Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels LLP has relocated its Chester office from White Friars to Vicar’s Lane. The full-service law firm, headed up by partner and commercial lawyer Kaye Whitby, had previously been based at White Friars before taking control of the larger space at 3 Vicar’s… Read more »

Trainee solicitors graduate to permanent roles at SAS Daniels

Law firm SAS Daniels LLP has expanded its litigation, commercial property and employment and HR departments following the retention of four trainee solicitors who have successfully completed the firm’s two-year training scheme. Katie Hitchen, Charlie Wood, Gemma O’Brien and Alex Nortier beat over 100 applicants to land a place on the coveted training programme and… Read more »

The Rules Of Business And HR During The World Cup

With the World Cup starting today Cheshire Law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has shared its own sporting rules to ensure businesses and employers use the event to boost team morale and not fall foul of staff sick days. The firm’s Employment Law and HR Group Manager explains: “There are a number of ways that businesses… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP Raises Record Amount For Children’s Mental Health Charity

Leading Cheshire law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has raised over £6,500 for its charity of the year, Visyon. SAS Daniels announced Visyon, a children’s mental health charity, as its charity of the year in 2017. Twelve months on, it has achieved a record-breaking amount, surpassing all its previous fundraising campaigns. Visyon, based in Congleton and… Read more »

Seven Promotions As Law Firm Retains The Region’s Best Legal Talent

Cheshire law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has made a number of promotions as part of its growth and development strategy. With the North West being the largest legal hub outside of London, the area attracts the highest calibre legal talent. With so many opportunities for career seekers and firms working to recruit the best, SAS… Read more »

High Street Gloom: What Are Your Redundancy Rights?

Following the collapse of Toys R Us, New Look store closures and the end of Maplin, thousands face redundancy, but do you know your redundancy rights? The British high street has faced a tough start to the year, with a number of high-profile store collapses. This now includes ladies’ fashionwear retailer, Select, filing for a… Read more »

Do I Need To Pay Absent Employees On A Snow Day?

The bad weather has hit us hard in the form of heavy snow, courtesy of the Beast from the East and Storm Emma, with road and school closures resulting in employees being unable to make it into work. But what does that mean for businesses whose employees can’t make it into work because of bad… Read more »