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July 2022

Four reasons why you would benefit from an employment agreement

What is an employment agreement? An employment agreement that sets out an employee’s conditions, rights, responsibilities and duties. There are several different types of employment agreements, some examples include: Agency worker contracts  Apprenticeship contracts  Admin employee contracts  Managers contracts  This blog demonstrates how essential it is that your business enlists one of our specialist contract solicitors to write a secure...

What is a Joint Venture Agreement and why might you need one?

A Joint Venture agreement is intended to be a legally binding agreement typically between two or more business entities that are undertaking a specialised project together. In these types of agreements, both parties establish their duties and obligations for the duration of the business relationship. There are several different types of joint ventures; it is...

What is a Partnership Agreement and why would you need one?

A Partnership Agreement is a written agreement made between business partners necessarily outlining several important clauses, such as: Duration of partnership Profit and loss distribution Dispute resolution Percentage of ownership Authority Severance For example, a Partnership Agreement is used to frame exactly how this business relationship will be navigated. Factors such as responsibilities of each party, and mechanisms for decision-making must...

January 2022

What is a Settlement Agreement?

A settlement agreement is a legally binding agreement made between an employer and employee usually when the employees’ employment is being terminated.  Settlement agreements set out each party’s legal position regarding key areas such as compensation, confidentiality, post-termination restrictions, references and more. If an employee signs a settlement agreement they are giving up their...

Automatic Unfair Dismissal Claims

Automatic Unfair Dismissal claims If you have been dismissed from work and have been working there for a period of less than 2 years, you are generally unable to pursue a claim for unfair dismissal. However, it is possible that you may be able to pursue a claim for automatic unfair dismissal. At Adam...

December 2021

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement and why you may need one?

At London-based Adam Bernard Solicitors, we care about legal education; therefore, we created a blog post all about non-disclosure agreements; what they are, what they include and how you may need them. Some of you may have heard of non-disclosure agreements from discussions about celebrities and big corporations. For example, it is a well-known fact...

Elements of Unfair Dismissal

Do I have an Unfair Dismissal claim? At Adam Bernard Solicitors, our employment law experts are commonly instructed for unfair dismissal claims. Unfair dismissals occur regularly, and it is essential that all employees understand their rights during dismissal and whether they qualify to pursue an Employment Tribunal Claim for Unfair Dismissal. Understanding your employment rights...

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