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Rollits and Young Plus Ltd would like to invite you to a FREE workshop to support leaders within the Education sector. For years all sectors have been investing professional time...
https://www.rollits.com/events/education-breakfast-briefing-equality-diversity-and-inclusion/
Rollits and Young Plus Ltd would like to invite you to a FREE workshop to support leaders within the Education sector. The session will focus on forming a new MAT,...
https://www.rollits.com/events/education-breakfast-briefing-mat-governance/
Rollits and Young Plus Ltd would like to invite you to a FREE workshop to support leaders within the Education sector. This session will focus on the evidence base within...
https://www.rollits.com/events/education-breakfast-briefing-the-importance-of-employee-wellbeing/
Totton & Anor v Totton, 2022 EWHC 2345 Ch Most people will be asked by a family member or a friend to act as an Executor in their estate and...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/executors-duties-is-it-really-worth-going-to-prison/
In September the Government published the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill. The purpose of the Bill is to introduce reforms to tackle economic crime and improve transparency over corporate...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/overhaul-of-companies-house-director-verification/
Following on from our earlier article on the proposed introduction of Director Verification measures under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill (“Bill”), which seeks to tackle economic crime and...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/overhaul-of-companies-house-wider-powers-of-investigation/
A Company Share Option Plan (CSOP) is a tax-advantaged share option arrangement for incentivising employees of eligible companies. These have become less popular recently, due to the introduction of Enterprise...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/mini-budget-2022-changes-to-company-share-option-plans-csops/
As the Conservative Party Conference has ended and Liz Truss fights on to live another day after a turbulent week, we review below what was perhaps the biggest announcement of...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/property-market-october-2022-residential-sdlt-round-up/
In R (on the application of Spitalfields Historic Building Trust) v Tower Hamlets LBC [2022] the High Court dismissed a claim for judicial review against Tower Hamlets LBC’s decision to...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/high-court-dismisses-judicial-review-claim-rules-preventing-members-voting/
Rollits has underlined the value and versatility of its work for clients across the Yorkshire and Humber region with recognition for the excellence of its people and services in the...
https://www.rollits.com/news/press-releases/rollits-recognised-in-legal-500-for-excellence-of-people-and-services/
March 2024 I have enjoyed my first month in the Dispute Resolution team. I have attended different client meetings and seen the discussions in relation to the progression of a...
https://www.rollits.com/careers/staff-blogs/molly-bloom-trainee-blog/
March 2024 My first month in the Commercial/Corporate team has been extremely busy. I have been lucky enough to hit the ground running since I started at the beginning of...
https://www.rollits.com/careers/staff-blogs/emma-horscraft-trainee-blog/
Earlier this year, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) published new standard documents to allow for transfers of personal data to destinations outside the UK and the European Economic Area...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/international-data-transfer-agreements/
Harpur Trust v Brazel enabled the Supreme Court to decide, for the first time, how holiday pay should be calculated for an employee or worker who works variable hours for...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/holiday-pay-in-light-of-harpur-trust-v-brazel/
Rollits  has announced the appointment of two new trainee solicitors who were both attracted to apply by their experience of work placements with the firm. Building on the success of...
https://www.rollits.com/news/press-releases/trainees-choose-rollits-after-completing-work-experience/
Assets of Community Value, or ACVs, are not a new concept. They were introduced by the Localism Act 2011, but we are seeing increasing use of them, particularly to protect...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/assets-of-community-value/
This is the first of what will be regular Rollits blogs on what is happening in the food sector. The intention is to highlight issues of relevance to anyone in...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/credit-control-has-never-been-more-important/
Over the last few years we have seen an increase in issues arising for development sites where the access to the site is over a private access and not an...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/excessive-use-of-rights-of-way/
The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 outbreak started on 27 October 2021. At the beginning of November there were 230 cases in England, of which 96 instances have been...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/turkeys-may-not-get-to-vote-for-christmas/
Earlier this year we produced a newsletter (which can be read here) which provided an overview of The Charities Act 2022, which received Royal Assent on 24 February 2022. On...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/charities-act-2022-first-set-of-changes-come-into-force/
My first Rollits Food Blog was on corporate insolvencies and the need for tight credit control. My second blog was on Avian Flu and the devastating culling of flocks. I...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/a-taste-of-yorkshire-on-a-special-occasion/
Modern communication has evolved so that email has become one of, if not, the leading method of business communication.  Such evolution has resulted in email becoming increasingly formal as well...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/binding-agreements-emails-and-e-signatures/
The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar on Sunday 20th November and many employers may be anticipating a drop in employee productivity as a result, particularly if the...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/football-fever-world-cup-2022-and-the-potential-employment-impact/
Mae West, whose career spanned over seven decades in the golden days of Hollywood once famously said ‘every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out from...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/as-leaders-do-we-overprotect-our-staff/
Rollits has reinforced its strong credentials across its practice areas with a series of recommendations in the latest Chambers and Partners UK legal directory. The 2023 volume is acknowledged as...
https://www.rollits.com/news/press-releases/repeat-recognition-for-rollits-in-chambers-legal-rankings/
Oscar Wilde said “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness”. True words indeed, but it is a fine line between using someone or something...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/have-the-copycats-gone-too-far/
In the autumn statement on 17 November 2022, the Government announced an increase to the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW), from 1 April 2023. The rates...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/national-minimum-wage-increases-announced-for-april-2023/
In the recent case of Ian Paul McLean and Ors v Brett McLean H10CL283 (unreported) (“McLean”), the Court has shed light on the binding nature of mutual wills, and, the...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/enforceability-of-mutual-wills-and-necessity-of-a-contractual-agreement/
With the festive season fast approaching your Christmas shopping is likely well underway, but what happens if a gift you have purchased is broken or faulty? Whether you purchased the...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/tis-the-season-to-know-your-consumer-rights/
We often find it hard to discuss what might happen if a marriage does not work out and therefore don’t consider the plans we can put in place at the...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/pre-nuptial-agreements-and-how-they-can-help-you/
Half a dozen eggs are a bit like a pint (or now a litre) of milk. Not many people up to now have known precisely what they cost. They are...
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/time-for-another-buy-british-campaign/
Recently Rollits invited a Menopause Specialist to speak to employees about the effects of menopause both in a personal and work context. This was a well-attended event by both male...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/menopause-in-the-workplace/
A team of local business professionals are pressing on with their part in a million pound plus nationwide charity push-ups campaign after each hitting their target by the deadline of...
https://www.rollits.com/news/press-releases/professionals-press-on-with-charity-push-ups-challenge/
Fraudulent Calumny in the limelight – Sharpe v Dyson and Anor [2022] EWHC 2462 (Ch) As our loved ones approach old age, most people seek to spend more time with...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/wills-for-blended-families/
On 5 December 2022 the government published its response to last year’s “Consultation on Making Flexible Working the Default”. The document is lengthy but set out below are the key...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/changes-to-right-to-request-flexible-working/
It is quite hard to believe that the vote on the UK’s continued membership of the European Union took place on 23 June 2016, six and a half years ago....
https://www.rollits.com/news/blog/how-long-can-brexit-remain-a-taboo-subject/
A young lawyer’s cupboard clear-out has kickstarted a campaign to encourage colleagues and clients to support food banks in the run-up to the festive season. Emma Horscraft, a trainee solicitor...
https://www.rollits.com/news/press-releases/cupboard-clear-out-inspires-young-lawyers-to-launch-food-drive/
A planning application for development must include a red-line plan identifying all land to which the application relates and this should encompass direct access to a public road. When a...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/highways-issues-in-respect-of-development/
With great power comes great responsibility. For company directors, these responsibilities can present serious personal liabilities when things go wrong. Section 37 of the Health and Safety at Work Act...
https://www.rollits.com/news/articles/health-and-safety-what-directors-need-to-know/
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