Monthly Archives: May 2013

Commercial Property: Leases

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Court in M&S Case Favours Tenant Taking a Break From Its Lease In today’s competitive market tenants are increasingly managing to negotiate an upfront contractual right to end their leases early. For many tenants this can mean the right to call time on a failing business without on-going liability under their lease, or for growing... Read More

Social Media and Your Employees

Monday, 20 May 2013

An employee who posts inappropriate comments on social networking sites about their employer and/or its customers is liable to be disciplined, in particular if the employer has a policy on the use of social media. Social media in the workplace is an area of law which is developing at pace but Employment Tribunals are becoming more... Read More

Employment: Disciplinary Investigations

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Where an employee is facing a very serious allegation of misconduct, the employer’s investigation into the allegation needs to be carried out thoroughly and carefully. In a recent case at an airport, an employee was accused of stealing from the duty free shop after he walked outside the store boundary to speak to a colleague... Read More