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Enhanced Consumer Measures Under the New Consumer Rights Act

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) enacted on 26th March sets out a framework for streamlining UK consumer protections for goods, services, digital content and unfair contract terms. In the interest of providing a modernised landscape for the complex area of consumer rights the new category of digital content has been added and wider powers of enforcement granted to Trading Standards Officers.

The next 5 years... Round up of Tory employment law plans

So, what can we expect from the Tory Government in employment law reforms over this next parliament? Well, if manifesto promises are to be believed, we should see a lighter touch to regulation of employers, and more support for businesses. Key words used are “fairness”, “flexibility” and “hard working”, not to mention the ubiquitous “long-term economic plan”.

The Business Show 2015 - Stand 1208

We're proud to be able to exhibit this year at such a fantastic event. We'll be at stand 1208, offering information on our services and how we would be able to help concerning all corporate, commerical and employment matters.

Anyone who attends the event can book a FREE one hour consultation with any of our expert solicitors following the show.

Gelbergs sponsors the Vox Holloway Community Choir in London premiere of Ona's Flood

We are proud to have sponsored the Vox Holloway community choir’s performance of Ona’s Flood on Sunday 29th March 2015 at St Luke’s Church in West Holloway.  The London premiere of Harvey Brough’s ensemble tells the tale of a young girl whose premonitions of a man-made flood reflect contemporary concerns about climate change. The haunting score was written as a companion piece to Benjamin Britten’s Noye’s Fludde.

Fit for Work - Sickness Absence Service

The new state-funded ‘Fit for Work’ scheme is designed to prevent sickness absence, to help ill employees return to the workplace and to support those in work with health conditions.

There will be two facets to this scheme:

  • Free, expert and impartial work-related health advice via a website or telephone line for employers, employees and GPs to help individuals stay in or return to work; and

How Can Virtuous Businesses Effect Social Transformation through Disruptive Technologies?

The concept of a business having scruples may seem anathema to some.  Aren’t companies supposed to just focus on making as much money as possible?

Oh sure, companies participate in all sorts of philanthropic activities and any good press officer will tell you that their organisation gives back to the community. 

Gelbergs Relaunch Gift Giveaway

As a massive thank you to everyone that was involved in the organisation and running of our fabulous re-launch celebration last night and to all of our clients, contacts and fellow local businesses, we have kept some of the 'Premium Gifts' aside for an online raffle, to give everyone a chance to win one of the fantastic prizes some of the local businesses were kind enough to donate.

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