Business community praises Thursfields for GDPR seminars

Thursfields Employment Team 2018 Jade Linton Michelle O'Hara Lisa Kemp James Monk

Small businesses have praised Thursfields Solicitors for the practical advice it gave on the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) at a hattrick of recent seminars. The HR Exchange events were held simultaneously at Worcester Cricket Club, Halesowen Rugby Club and Thursfields’ Solihull office on 22 March. Thursfields’ employment solicitors Lisa Kemp, James Monk and…

Thursfields welcomes national domestic abuse inquiry

Hollie Domestic Abuse Consultation

Thursfields Family Lawyer’s have welcomed the launch of the Government consultation on domestic abuse. MP Yvette Cooper, chair of the Home Affairs Committee, announcing the inquiry, said: “Domestic violence and abuse destroys lives, wrecks families, damages children’s futures and undermines women’s equality.” Hollie Styles, who deals with all elements of family work at Thursfields, pointed…

Public votes Thursfields’ boss into final of top regional award

Shane -WEB Colour 2018

A public vote has selected our head of the Family Law department as a finalist in a top regional business award. Shane Miller, a director and shareholder of Thursfields, was nominated in the Wonderful Worcestershire Awards’ Director of the Year category earlier this year. And now, following an online vote open to the public, she…

Asking about pregnancy during interviews is unlawful

Jade Linton - Colour WEB 1

Thursfields is reminding employers that they could be breaking the law if they ask women about pregnancy at job interviews. The comment comes after a recent poll by the Equality and Human Rights Commission revealed that a third (36%) of private firms thought it reasonable to ask women about their plans to have children during…

Domestic Abuse Consultation

Hollie Domestic Abuse Consultation

The term Domestic Abuse is often thought of as a taboo subject. What do you think of when someone says “Domestic Abuse”? Do you think of a women lay in a hospital bed with a bloodied face, crying or unconscious? Do you think of your neighbour who can’t access their own money for shopping and…

Should I register my property/land with Land Registry?

Jasvir Sandhu Colour WEB

Registration of your property or land assists in identifying the boundaries in conveyancing transactions. When HM Land Registry was established in the 1800’s, there was no real requirement for property owners to register their land or properties.  However, since 1st of December 1990, it became compulsory for all land and properties in England and Wales…

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