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The number of employment tribunal claims continues to rise

New statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show the increasing trend in employment tribunal claims.
Monday 25th of June 2018 09:33 AM

Motion Picture Licence for golf clubs

A number of our member clubs have received a letter from the Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC) to say that they may require a licence to show broadcast television programmes and films in public areas, as a result of recent change in the law.
Wednesday 20th of June 2018 01:16 PM

Preparing for your staff for a Major Event

This week sees the US Open move into Shinnecock Hills (and on to our TV screens), so we look at some of the issues that can face golf clubs when preparing for major club tournaments and events.
Thursday 14th of June 2018 09:30 AM

The Football World Cup 2018 Vs. Employees

This year's football World Cup tournament in Russia will present some age-old problems for employers when dealing with their staff.
Friday 8th of June 2018 02:56 PM

NGCAA Invitationals - Book your place today!

With the introduction of the all new NGCAA regions we will be running free invitational sessions in your area! Please join our legal advisors and your local counterparts for an informal update and discussion on Golf Club business and law.
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 03:15 PM

How to Deal with Under Performing Employees

Dealing with under-performing employees can seem daunting. Follow our article for guidance on this situation
Thursday 24th of May 2018 01:02 PM

GDPR and Consent

The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) has published its final guidance on the GDPR concerning consent
Thursday 17th of May 2018 11:18 AM

Service Occupancy Agreements and Tenancy Agreements– Getting it Right First Time

The extent of property held by a golf club can very often include residential flats and houses, invariably occupied as a home by an employee of the club.
Wednesday 18th of April 2018 09:29 AM

Compensation for Discrimination Claims increase

The amount of potential compensation for a discrimination claim has been increased in the latest Presidential Guidance for Employment Tribunals
Saturday 7th of April 2018 03:22 PM

Legislation changes for Golf Club Employers

April this year is a busy time for legislative changes. The highlights for golf club employers are:
Thursday 5th of April 2018 09:06 AM

Employment Tribunal Cases Increase

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed an increase of 90% in the number of single Employment Tribunal claims received in the period October to December 2017 (compared to the same quarter in 2016).
Monday 19th of March 2018 02:26 PM

Employment Tribunal Compensation Limits Increase

From 6 April 2018, new increased compensation limits for employment tribunal claims will come into force, as follows:
Friday 23rd of February 2018 03:00 PM

Changes to the taxation of notice pay upon termination of employment

For many years, the taxation of termination payments has been a vexed area.
Friday 9th of February 2018 03:37 PM

National Minimum Wage - UPDATE

National Minimum Wage Rates are changing, with effect from April 1st 2018
Friday 9th of February 2018 11:21 AM

Employment Tribunal Claims

Following the correct procedure and staying on the right side of the law when managing, disciplining or dismissing employees is more important than ever
Thursday 8th of February 2018 11:35 AM

Onerous Lease Agreements

Most golf clubs are run on limited budgets, largely by volunteers with limited free time. As a result, they are vulnerable to salesmen offering hire or hire purchase of equipment.
Wednesday 24th of January 2018 03:16 PM

Adverse Possesion of Golf Club Land

Adverse possession – “squatters’ rights” – is a widely known legal concept. A landowner risks losing ownership of land taken over by another if he takes no steps to do anything about it.
Wednesday 24th of January 2018 03:11 PM

Rights of Access to Golf Club land

What rights do providers of Gas, Electric, Water and drainage have to gain access to your Golf Course? Can they just come and dig up my green?!!
Wednesday 29th of November 2017 09:36 AM

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

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