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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

General Data Protection Regulations – When do they take affect and what will it change for Golf Club

All clubs hold data in respect of both their employees and members. The new regulations will come into effect next year, but steps should be taken now to prepare for the transition so that you are prepared for the new regime.
Thursday 20th of July 2017 02:07 PM

The Taylor Report and Golf Clubs– What could it mean for you?

You may have heard media reports about the Taylor Review Report, which was published on 11 July 2017, but how could this affect employment in Golf Clubs?
Thursday 20th of July 2017 01:39 PM

Tree Preservation Orders on Golf Courses

Local Planning Authority’s issue Tree Preservation Orders (made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990) to protect trees, groups of trees or areas of woodland, that are deemed worthy of protection. How can this affect my Club?
Thursday 20th of July 2017 01:07 PM

Can my Employees be Disciplined for committing a Criminal Offence

We have had a few calls within the last year to ask about how to deal with an employee who has committed a criminal offence. We thought it useful to set out the basics for our members, but we recognise that it can be a tricky situation, so please contact
Thursday 20th of July 2017 12:50 PM

Which License do I Require to hold events at my Golf Club

An explanation for Golf Clubs on the requirements of the Licensing Act 2003
Thursday 20th of July 2017 12:38 PM

Leasing your Golf Course

This article explains some of the issues a club may face if it leases its land from a landlord.
Thursday 20th of July 2017 08:00 AM

Employment Tribunal Claims

Many golf club managers will be interested in the recent statistics published by the Ministry of Justice in relation to employment tribunal claims brought by employees.
Monday 17th of July 2017 08:00 AM

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