We’re hiring – Childcare Paralegal

We are seeking a motivated, hard-working graduate to join our Childcare Department as a paralegal.   We are looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate their ambition, drive and enthusiasm to develop their career with…

Safely working from home

Many people have been working from home for some weeks now, and with government advice continuing to be to ‘work from home if possible’, Simon Thomas, partner at Hutchinson Thomas Solicitors, looks at what employers…

Employment contracts: what employers need to know

If you’ve started employing people, it’s vital that you know the legalities around employment contracts. Simon Thomas, partner at Hutchinson Thomas, outlines the key considerations. Building your team can be hugely exciting, but it’s important…

Is coronavirus a force majeure event?

If COVID-19 prevents you from fulfilling a business contract, you may be able to be released from your obligation by claiming ‘force majeure’. Darren Davies, partner at Hutchinson Thomas, explains how it works. The term…