Lindsey Knowles is the Head of Employment Law at Kirwans Law firm and the Director and the Chair of Employment Law Committee at Liverpool Law Society
Feb 18 2020 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Entrepreneurs considering selling their business are being offered free personalised legal advice from a leading expert at Kirwans law firm.
Feb 12 2020 12:00AM
Legal Business News - It s an issue that has stumped many employers at one point or another just how far they can go in telling staff what they can and can t post on social media. However, according to a leading employment law solicitor, addressing this issue is key if SME owners are to avoid facing claims of vicarious liability.
Feb 11 2020 12:00AM
Legal Business News - A Wirral solicitor is preparing to walk along the Great Wall of China to raise money for cancer care organisation Maggie s. Claire Currie, managing partner of Kirwans law firm, is hoping to raise at least 3,000 for the charity, which provides support, information and practical advice to anyone who has been affected by cancer.
Oct 23 2019 12:00AM
Property Business News - Letting agents who fail to obtain licences for rented properties that fall under selective licensing rules could be held jointly accountable with the landlords, a leading solicitor has warned.
Sep 24 2019 12:00AM
Property Business News - Landlords in some areas of the region who do not meet strict licensing laws are attending interviews under caution without a solicitor present and are risking harsh civil penalties and even prosecution as a result, according to a leading solicitor.
Aug 29 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Dynamic, thought-leading business owners are failing to include a business lasting power of attorney in their crisis management preparations, a leading solicitor has claimed.
Jul 30 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Start-ups and SMEs looking for sources of funding need to think carefully before signing personal guarantees, according to a leading corporate lawyer.
Jul 16 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Many employers who don t make clean drinking water and containers available to their employees do not realise they are breaking the law, a leading solicitor has claimed.
Jul 01 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - The number of penalty notices served on small businesses for failing to pay their data protection fee is being ramped up, a leading solicitor has warned.
May 23 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - A new ruling obliging all employers - regardless of size - across Europe to ensure that adequate systems are in place to record the exact number of hours worked by employees has been handed down by the European Court of Justice ECJ .
May 14 2019 12:00AM
Leisure Business News - Cyclists flocked to the Wirral coast to enjoy Bike amp Go s second Cycle to the Sands wellbeing event. Held to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs until this Sunday, the event was hosted by Bike amp Go to highlight the feelings of positivity that cycling can bring.
May 14 2019 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Well-meaning employers are still struggling to understand how to properly support employees experiencing mental health problems, a leading solicitor has claimed.
Jan 23 2019 12:00AM
Property Business News - Wirral landlords are being urged to ensure they re not affected by the council s extension of its selective licensing scheme after a family of landlords were fined more than 16,000 for failing to comply with the scheme.
Dec 19 2018 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Employers in the region need to prepare now for new legislation coming into force next year, a leading solicitor has advised.
Dec 17 2018 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Liverpool s business leaders are being urged to take urgent action to improve staff wellbeing after the city was placed second in a list of geographic areas across the UK where workers are more likely to hate their jobs. Lindsey Knowles, employment law solicitor at Kirwans law firm, said the CV-Library research, which revealed that 51.
Nov 30 2018 12:00AM
Legal Business News - Employers are being reminded of their legal responsibilities when it comes to protecting their staff at Christmas parties after a Court of Appeal Judge held a company liable for the behaviour of its managing director at a festive get-together.