We have scored ten out of ten in the 2018 Northern Law Awards, after all ten of our entries were shortlisted in their respective categories. We have been nominated for Team of the Year in the Awards’ Corporate & Commercial, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Employment, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence, Private Client, […]
A volunteer is anyone who carries out unpaid work for a charity, fundraising body or voluntary organisation. If you hire volunteers to work for your organisation, there are a number of potential pitfalls and legal issues – see our guidance below to avoid any problems… Do voluntary workers have a contract? As volunteers are not […]
Under the Working Time Regulations (WTR) employees are entitled to a rest break of twenty minutes if their working time exceeds six hours in any one day.
Renowned for its high-quality partner-led legal advice, Hay & Kilner has been recommended in 19 practice areas in The Legal 500 2017, a clear sign of the quality and breadth of service offered to its loyal client base. Named as a regional heavyweight, the full-service Newcastle based firm is regarded in the highest terms for […]