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Royds Mock Employment Tribunal

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In The Case of: DENISE ROYLE (Claimant) v CALL CENTRES R US LTD (Respondent) WITNESS SUMMONS You are summoned to attend the hearing of this case at The Old Court Room on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 at 5.30 pm.

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Supreme Court ruling could have a considerable impact on divorce law

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The family law team at City-based solicitors Royds LLP have said that a landmark ruling could have significant implications for future divorce battles. The Supreme Court last week ruled in favour of two women who had claimed to have been …

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Discuss death over tea & cake – the rise of the Death Cafe

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It’s usually a very private topic that not many people want to think about, let alone discuss with others; that topic is death. And dying. And anything else in that morbid category usually left only to ‘industry’ professionals such as solicitors, accountants, doctors and funeral directors.

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ICE Regulations and meaning of “undertaking”

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In Moyer Lee and others v Cofely Workplace Limited the EAT has upheld the decision of the Central Arbitration Committee regarding the definition of the term “undertaking” in the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004 (ICE).

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Two Withy King lawyers come out on top at Bristol Law Society awards

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Sarah Goodridge & Rebecca Stevens

Two of our lawyers – Sarah Goodridge and Rebecca Stevens – were among the winners announced at Bristol Law Society’s annual legal awards which recognise the brightest and best legal talent working in Bristol and Bath. Sarah Goodridge, who is …

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City solicitor appointed to charity’s board of trustees

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Royds solicitor Thomas Bjorn has been appointed to the board of trustees at a leading national charity. Thomas, a member of the law firm’s Corporate and Commercial team specialising in life sciences and technology law, has joined the top team …

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Women win divorce settlement appeal at Supreme Court

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In a landmark divorce ruling earlier today, two women who say they were misled by their ex-husbands and should get more money in their divorce settlements have won their Supreme Court fight. Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil claim the men …

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Bribery Act expert to attend European conference

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A Partner from City-based solicitors Royds will be addressing a top international conference on the subject of the UK’s Bribery Act.

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HSBC helps gets Swindon climbing centre off the ground

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A new climbing centre in Swindon is due to open at the end of October after securing a funding package worth £225,000 from HSBC Commercial Banking. Rockstar Climbing Centre¸ which totals 7,000 sq ft and will house a number of …

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Landlord update – changes to the Deregulation Act 2015

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From October 2015, a number of changes come into effect regarding the Deregulation Act 2015, particularly Section 21 notices and landlords’ additional responsibilities to assured shorthold tenants.

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Inquest jury concludes police taser is most likely cause of death

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An inquest into the death of a Plymouth man has concluded that a Taser fired by a police officer was the most probable cause of a fire which killed him.

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The Legal 500 results revealed: Withy King retains seven top tier rankings in the South West and achieves two firsts in the South East

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Withy King has been named as a major player in Bath, Swindon and Oxford by The Legal 500, the UK’s leading guide to the law. Withy King retained its top tier rankings in the South West in seven practice areas …

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