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What Does Proxy Voting Mean

A guidance note on what proxy voting means and how it works. For more information on voting see Voting Generally.
Tuesday 3rd of October 2017 11:39 AM

Will you be GDPR ready by 25th May 2018?

The Government has confirmed its intention to implement the EU data protection regulations into UK law, however, to date has only issued a statement of intent rather than any official details.
Tuesday 26th of September 2017 09:55 AM

Case Study: Monitoring Emails in the Workplace

Monitoring emails in the workplace - Case Study
Thursday 7th of September 2017 12:53 PM

Liability of committee members – obligations when not incorporated – Debts, Loans, Mortgages

When starting a golf club or any business it is important to consider what legal form it will take.
Thursday 7th of September 2017 12:06 PM

Adverse Possession and Golf Clubs

As members of an association where the primary focus of your sport concerns the land it is played on, the law of Adverse Possession could highlight rights and risks you didn’t know the club had.
Thursday 7th of September 2017 11:57 AM

Employee Well Being at Golf Clubs

Employers have a legal duty of care to employees to ensure health at work, as set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Monday 4th of September 2017 04:57 PM

Venue Hire and damages to your function room

Many Clubs have function rooms or dining areas they wish to allow their members or the public to hire for various events. So, what happens when the hiring party (member or non-member) causes or allows damage to be caused to the room or equipment?
Friday 1st of September 2017 10:32 AM

Late Payments of Golf Club Membership fees

What can you do?
Thursday 3rd of August 2017 02:27 PM

Matters for Golf Clubs to consider when selling land

Golf courses are often regarded as prime real estate, whether they are in the country or in town and can attract developers seeking to embark on developments where they can see a potential gain. But what should you consider when planning to sell?
Monday 31st of July 2017 02:39 PM

Landmark decision made by Supreme Court on Employment Tribunal fees

On 26 July, the Supreme Court made a decision which will have an enormous impact on golf clubs and employers throughout the country.
Thursday 27th of July 2017 12:07 PM

Marketing and Social media for Golf Clubs

The problem we face in the digital age is creating a personal bond which generates trust for your customer or member. So how do we go about bridging this virtual gap through the online world?
Thursday 27th of July 2017 11:53 AM

Staff Socials – Where does Employer Liability End

Many employers treat their employees to a summer or Christmas party as a means of thanking them for their efforts during the year. But does what happen at the Christmas Party stay at the Christmas party?
Wednesday 26th of July 2017 01:05 PM

Prospective Bankrupt standing as a Committee Member

Prospective Bankrupt standing as a Committee Member
Wednesday 26th of July 2017 01:02 PM

Effective Induction for Golf Club Employees

Poor induction programmes costs businesses in the region of £2b per year and, according to a recent report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 13% of employees leave a company within 6 months as a result of poor integration.
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:21 AM

Dealing with Mental Health Issues

Clubs often tell me of their nervousness around employing those with a disability, and are particularly cautious when employing people who are suffering with or have previously suffered with a mental health problem.
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:18 AM

Golf Club Social Media Policies

There is ongoing debate over the use of social media by golf clubs. Whether you love or loathe Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or other social media sites, social media is gathering a momentum of its own that cannot be ignored. As a result of this, inapp
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:13 AM

Sickness Absence and Holiday Pay

As legal advisors we are often asked what a manager should do when an employee falls sick or is injured during a period of pre-booked annual leave. Legally, the employee is permitted to have the days they were incapacitated classed as sickness absence an
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:09 AM

Performance Management - Golf Club Employees

We are often asked as legal advisors how best to deal with underperforming employees and, in particular, how easy it is to dismiss someone who does not have the right to bring a claim for unfair dismissal, currently those with less than 2 years’ service
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:06 AM

Marketing - Know your Golf Club Members and Visitors

As a golf club manager it is important for you to understand who your members and visitors are, as this will enable you to build a clear picture of where your club is in terms of business.
Monday 24th of July 2017 11:00 AM

The 7 P's of Marketing

Marketing can help drive any business. The three areas Golf Clubs normally want to improve on are: Increasing new member applications, encouraging their existing members to buy more and, more often
Monday 24th of July 2017 10:57 AM

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