Curtain falls on solar windfall boom as slashed tariffs come into force

The curtain fell on a solar windfall boom arising out of a race by developers to complete large scale developments before 1st August, when the Government’s slashed feed-in tariff rates...


Nelsons Warns New Equality Act Could Catch Employers Out

Employers need to prioritise policy-making and training in light of the Equality Act 2010, says law firm Nelsons, following a recent survey of clients and business contacts regarding equality issues....


Solicitor Runs London Marathon for Headway

Lisa Preece, a Director in the Personal Injury team at law firm Nelsons, is running the London Marathon on 22nd April in aid of the Lincolnshire branch of the brain...


Forced Retirement Legislation to be Abolished in 2011

Despite industry opposition and pleas to delay the repeal of the Default Retirement Age (DRA), the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has confirmed that the legislation will be phased...


Extension of right to request flexible working confirmed

The Government has confirmed that the extension of the right to request flexible working to parents of children up to the age of 16 will be implemented in April 2009,...


Charities to benefit from solicitor’s first marathon run

Three charities have benefitted from more than £2,000 raised by a Derby-based solicitor, David Kaplan following completion of his first ever marathon run. Cash raised by David, a director at Nelsons,...


Nelsons Lawyer Takes up National Chief Assessor Role

Stuart Barlow, an Associate at Derby law firm Nelsons, has been appointed as the Chief Assessor to the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme. A family law solicitor for more...


Sally Joins Law Society Children Panel

A solicitor at the Nottingham office of Nelsons, Sally Hartland has been appointed as an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Panel, bringing the total number of members within...


One in two employers fear cost of royal wedding holiday

Almost half of employers surveyed say the extra bank holiday for the royal wedding will have a detrimental impact on their business, according to a new report by East Midlands’...


Pensions Act 2008 receives Royal Assent

The Pensions Act 2008 recently received Royal Assent. The Act implements the latest stage of the Government’s pension reforms, and there are a number of implications for employers: From the...


Brothers Acquire Forest Hill Golf Club in £Multi-Million Deal

The Leicester offices of law firm Nelsons and accounting, tax and business advisory group Vantis plc have completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Forest Hill Golf Club...


Nelsons’ Employment Team in Derby Welcomes New Addition

Nelsons has appointed solicitor Anna Guy to its Employment team in Derby. Anna, who trained with Nelsons prior to qualifying as a solicitor in October 2009, is an employment law...