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Our recent employment law seminars have proved to be our most popular to date.

Bethan Southcombe, Head of our Employment Department and HR Business Services, and her team hosted four seminars along the M4 corridor which were free to attend for HR professionals, senior management and business owners.

Our seminars cover a variety of employment law issues, taking place in Swansea, Bridgend, Cardiff and for the first time… Bristol. Our February attendees received in-depth advice relating to managing sickness absence and mental health in the workplace. More...

In a recent preliminary hearing judgement, the Employment Tribunal (ET) confirmed that veganism can amount to a protected characteristic under the Equality Act (EqA) 2010. More...

The UK government has announced that from 6th April 2020 parents who lose a child under the age of 18 will be entitlement to bereavement leave and pay. 

As a result, the UK will be the first in the world to offer parental bereavement leave and pay.

The regulation known as ‘Jack’s Law’ has been campaigned for, in memory of Jack Herd, by his mother since 2010, when Jack’s father was only able to take three days leave (including the day of the funeral) after his son’s death.

Shockingly, this is not the only case. In some situations, parents have even had to take holiday leave to attend their child’s funeral. More...

The Legal 500 is published annually to recognise the expertise and experience of individual legal professionals and law firms.

The industry leading guide undertakes considerable research to identify the leading legal talent in the market.  We are therefore incredibly proud to announce that several of our solicitors and departments have been recognised in the Legal 500 2019 edition.

The individuals and departments recognised in the guide are outlined below. More...

It’s officially December, and Christmas is just around the corner. That means the working year is nearly over, but not before you celebrate it with a bang.

Of course, festive fun is to be had by all. However, you may like to have a go at this quiz to ensure you know how to handle, and prevent, merry mistakes. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com