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Endeavour’s Jamie Brown and Catherine Devereux present award

Endeavour Partnership’s partner Jamie Brown and Associate Catherine Devereux presented Middlesbrough amateur swimming club chairman with a Teesside Heroes Award, given to unsung community champions by Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Society.

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Posted in: News & PR

Covert recordings of meetings admissible in evidence

In Punjab National Bank (International) Limited and others v Gosain UKEAT/0003/14, the EAT held that covert recordings of public and private conversations by an employee at disciplinary and grievance meetings were admissible in evidence and could be considered by the Tribunal when it came to determining the case at full hearing.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Wages were not a pre requisite for employment status

In the recent case of Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Knight UKEAT/0073/13, the EAT considered whether a managing director and sole shareholder who had not received salary for two years could be an employee and therefore entitled to a redundancy payment from the Insolvency Service under section 166 of ERA 1996.

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Posted in: Employment Law

New policy on national minimum wage enforcement

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has published details of its updated policy on enforcement of the national minimum wage, which includes the revised scheme for naming and shaming employers, and the new system of increased financial penalties of up to £20,000 for the most serious cases.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Endeavour Partnership advises on financing of new product launch

Endeavour Partnership advised Growthfunders and Rivers Capital Partners on their investment into Chop2Bowl.

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Posted in: News & PR

Changes in regulations relating to selling goods / services

If your business sells goods, services and/or digital content to consumers, you should be aware of some upcoming changes which may mean that you will need to amend your sales processes and procedures (including your relevant terms and conditions).

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Posted in: Corporate / commercial updates

Chancel Repair Liability – Risk Reduced but Not Gone…

What is Chancel Repair Liability? Chancel Repair Liability stems from medieval times and is the liability of a landowner to pay for the repair of the chancel of a parish church. It was generally considered to be of academic interest only, until it shot to prominence about ten years ago when Andrew and Gail Wallbank, […]

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Iceland and Aldi move into Guisborough

Endeavour has advised long-standing client, Ryedale Estates on negotiations with Aldi and Iceland on the letting of the first units in its Cleveland Gate development at Rectory Lane, Guisborough.

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Posted in: News & PR

Endeavour Partnership strengthens associate team

Corporate solicitor, Fiona Gibbon from Teesside business law firm, Endeavour Partnership, has been promoted to associate bringing the total number of associates in the firm to four.

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Posted in: News & PR

New arrival!!

We are delighted to announce that Nicola Quigley, solicitor in our property team, gave birth to Alexandra Rose in April 2014. Congratulations to Nicola and her family on their new arrival!

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Posted in: News & PR

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