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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

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

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