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17/04/2018

Innovate Optician is Awarded Business of the Month Award

Kate Booth

Allegro Optical based in Meltham has been awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award. The business awards celebrate the hard work, brilliance and innovation of businesses based in Kirklees, Calderdale or Wakefield.

Allegro Optical is an optician’s practice with a difference. While the business... Read More


12/04/2018

Is your Will up to date?

Ben Cooper

You are already in a better position than most - you have a Will. However, your Will needs regular updates to ensure that it adapts to your life and circumstances as they change over time.

So ask yourself; have there been changes to my relationships or family that are not reflected in my Will? Have there been... Read More


11/04/2018

Agreement signposts post-Brexit direction on intellectual property

Chris Taylor

Brexit negotiators have finally thrown a light on the future of intellectual property rights, with an indication that EU-wide rights will be replaced with equivalent UK rights after the end of the transition period.

Currently the EU Trade Marks (EUTM) and Registered Community Designs (RCD) are valid in both... Read More


12/03/2018

Employment Law Update

Kate Booth

Breakfast and presentation at the offices of Eaton Smith Solicitors, 14 High Street Huddersfield:

Thursday 19th April 2018

(8.30am – 10.30am)     

You are warmly invited to join us for our next bi-annual employment law update seminar.
As you'll know, if you've been along to one of... Read More


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshop

Kate Booth

We're delighted to bring you our latest series of the popular Employee Management workshops in conjunction with the Personnel Partnership. The workshops are £125 +VAT for the half day workshops and £245 +VAT for the full day workshops. If you book the whole program by 31st March we can offer you a fixed price of... Read More


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshop - Module One

Kate Booth

MODULE ONE: START AS YOU MEAN TO GO ON: THE EARLY DAYS
Tuesday 24 April 2018, 9.30am to 4.00pm, Eaton Smith Offices

In this module, we will look at how best to ensure that you have found someone who is a good fit for your business and what to do in those important... Read More


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshops - Module Two

Kate Booth

MODULE TWO: KEEP IT GOING! 


This module is split into 2 parts:

PART 1 – STAYING ONE STEP AHEAD: ENGAGEMENT, PERFORMANCE, AND SUCCESSION
Tuesday 5 June 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm Eaton Smith offices

In our first workshop, we’ll look at “the good stuff” including how... Read More


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshop - Module Three

Kate Booth

MODULE THREE: THE INFAMOUS WORK/ LIFE BALANCE 
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm, Eaton Smith Offices.

In this module we will look at a variety of personal life issues that infiltrate the workplace and need to be dealt with to ensure minimal disruption and maximum productivity for your... Read More


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshop - Module Four

Kate Booth

MODULE FOUR: FUTURE PROOFING YOUR BUSINESS
Tuesday 13 November 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm, Eaton Smith Offices

In this module we’ll focus on the future and how you might plan your workforce to meet your future needs. In this module we will look at:


05/03/2018

Employee Management Workshop - Module Five

Kate Booth

MODULE FIVE: THE BEGINNING OF THE END
Tuesday 29 January 2019, 9.30am to 4.30pm, Eaton Smith Offices

In this module, we will look at the myriad of ways in which the employment relationship might come to an end and how best to manage that process to minimise the fall out and the risks to your business.... Read More


05/03/2018

Firefighter ruling sparks new heat for employers

Kate Booth

The standby arrangements for Belgium’s volunteer firefighters are set to cause new headaches for employers with workers who are paid flat rates for time on-call or when sleeping in the workplace, with a judgement that will affect companies across the European Union.

The Court of Justice of... Read More


05/03/2018

The Financials

Kate Booth

As we’re getting close to the next financial year, there are a few changes which will take effect from 6 April 2018:

 

  •  The maximum limit on a week’s pay will increase from £489 to £508. If you need to make any redundancies in the next financial year, this change will increase the... Read More