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Preparing for Black Friday â?? the issues faced by Employers

Posted by on November 23rd 2016 in Blog Posts, Employment

Preparing for Black Friday â?? the issues faced by Employers

Having started as a tradition in the USA, the presence of Black Friday in the UK has gradually increased over recent years.

In 2016, Black Friday is scheduled for 25 November 2016. This is followed closely behind by Cyber Monday, which falls just several days later on 28 November 2016.

With more and more stores offering significant discounts on branded products on these “sale days” (which importantly, fall within what is considered the traditional working week), how do employers deal with employees doing their online shopping during working hours?

As many stores have extended their Black Friday offers from 1 day to 1...

Kitsons Praised in 2017's Chambers Directory

Posted by on November 8th 2016 in Blog Posts, Press Releases

Kitsons Praised in 2017's Chambers Directory

Leading Devon law firm Kitsons has been praised in the South West chapters of the latest edition of Chambers UK - the most prestigious guide to the UK legal profession.

Highlights this year include Kitsons’ Family lawyer, Anthony Hunt, reaching a ‘Tier 1’ status in the Chambers edition, whilst the Employment team reached ‘Tier 2’ for the second year running for their expertise in tribunal claims and disciplinary actions.

A total of five lawyers have been ranked and endorsed for their work across the practice, with recommendations in their fields: James Cross, Rhodri Davey, Anthony Hunt, David...