For directors & business owners

 

What we have learned from managing and marketing a business during lockdown

This event was led by our Managing Partner, Martin Hopkins and our Marketing expert, Jennie Skingsley . Martin and Jennie reflected on how they have managed and marketed our business during lockdown and what they have learned along the way during an...

Employment law - what a year, and what's next!

This employment law update was led by Julie Temple , Head of BLHR and Employment at Birkett Long. She looked back at 2020 and looked at what's to come in 2021, including furlough changes, IR35 overview and other developments. Julie was available for...

Debt collection options

For business owners, directors and FDs This event was led by Tracy England , associate solicitor and head of the Dispute Resolution team in Colchester and Holly Smith , paralegal and debt recovery expert at Birkett Long. Tracy and Holly took us...

Who owns your business' intellectual property?

This event was led by Jonathan Perlmutter , Head of Intellectual Property at Birkett Long. Jonathan talked about identifying and protecting your business' intangible assets.  The initial ownership of an intellectual property object tends to,...

WFH!? How does the Job Support Scheme work?

This event was led by Julie Temple , partner and head of the BLHR and employment team. Julie provided an overview of the new Job Support Scheme and the announcement that, where possible, people should work from home. She considered the impact on...

Sustainability & cost saving, Directors' responsibilities

This event was led by David Rayner, partner and head of the Environment & Energy team and Tim Field, a senior associate solicitor in the Commercial & Corporate Finance team at Birkett Long. David, Birkett Long's resident Jolly Green Giant,...

Bite-sized employment law

This event was led by Julie Temple , Head of BLHR and Employment at Birkett Long. Julie provided an update on employment law focusing on the furlough scheme and the challenges businesses may face in relation to their staff.   Julie then...

Managing employment tribunal claims; Protecting your family

This event was led by Julie Temple , partner and head of the BLHR and employment team and Tim Ogle , partner in the Wills, Trusts & Probate team at Birkett Long. Julie provided an overview of the issues involved in managing tribunal claims. Tim...

A guide for landlords in the current pandemic

This event was led by Emma Jenkins , a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in property disputes. Emma provided an overview of the issues commercial and residential landlords have been faced with as a result of COVID-19. Emma was also joined by...

Bite-sized employment law - refusing to return to work and furlough

This event was led by Julie Temple , partner and head of the BLHR and employment team.  Julie provided an overview of the issues businesses have been faced with in relation to their staff as a result of COVID-19, in particular issues around...