Murrell Associates assist St Ives Workstation CIC purchase of Grade II listed building

18th September 2019

The commercial property team at Murrell Associates are pleased to have recently completed the purchase of one of the most historic and architecturally important Grade II listed buildings in St Ives on behalf of St Ives Workstation Community Interest Company … Continue reading

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People Management Breakfast Forums

12th September 2019

This autumn, Melanie Rowe, Employment Law Specialist at Murrell Associates will be holding our first in a regular series of People Management Breakfast Forums. The forums are aimed at anyone who has HR responsibilities such as business owners, operations managers, … Continue reading

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Myth busting: Do employees need employment contracts?

11th September 2019

One of the most frequently asked employment law questions, according to Google is: Do employees need employment contracts? One of the most common reasons employers give for not issuing a contract is that they are afraid of being held to … Continue reading

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New Employment Contract Fixed Price Package from £300

10th September 2019

Whatever the size of your business, as an employer it is vital to have the correct employment contracts in place. Employment contracts ensure not only that your business is protected but also that your staff are clear about what is … Continue reading

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What is a NDA?

4th September 2019

NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement. Traditionally in the UK and the US this term is used as shorthand for a confidentiality agreement used in a variety of commercial relationships where confidential information is to be shared with individuals who would … Continue reading

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Avoiding sexual harassment claims – 3 tips for managing relationships at work

22nd July 2019

Relationships at work happen. Recently the #metoo movement has thrown sexual harassment at work into the spotlight. As one of the instances in which employers can be liable for the actions of staff, business owners will be understandably anxious to … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Should disciplinary and grievance meetings be recorded?

18th June 2019

Employment law specialist, Melanie Rowe, discusses the pros and cons of recording disciplinary and grievance meetings and gives her top 5 tips on how best to handle them. Continue reading

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Autumn Breakfast Seminar

7th June 2019

Following on from our popular spring breakfast seminar, our next breakfast seminar takes place in September and this time will focus on commercial property development. Continue reading

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Buying and selling a small business: What to expect and how to prepare

3rd June 2019

Whether you are selling a business that you have developed and worked hard at, or you are embarking on a new venture or lifestyle change, you should make sure that you are fully prepared and protected. Most small business transfers … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Should I give a reference?

23rd April 2019

References are often an area of confusion and concern for employers. Many decline to provide a reference for fear of the potential legal consequences of responding honestly. This has the negative side-effect of reducing the worth of a valuable recruitment … Continue reading

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