Monthly Archives: July 2013

rhw – Employment Law Update 2013

1. Pre-termination negotiations. When is an off the record chat not off the record? The answer used to be pretty much anytime an employer is speaking to an employee.  However, this changed on 29 July 2013 when it became possible to have “Confidential Pre-Termination Negotiations”. In other words, provided employers go about things in the right way, […]


rhw – Trainee Contract Recruitment

rhw are looking to recruit trainees to start in January 2014.  If you wish to receive the full details about rhw Solicitors trainee opportunities and current trainee testimonials please visit the rhw careers page. Please contact Chris Hunter on either 01483 302000 or e-mail chris.hunter@rhw.co.uk. NO AGENCIES PLEASE.


YMCA Golf Day Update

rhw’s three teams had a fantastic day at the YMCA Golf Day held on the 17th June at Guildford Golf Club. The weather was fine and thankfully just before the heatwave, so no one was burnt to a crisp on the way round the course. The day raised £4,250 for the Life Change Fund. For those wishing to take […]


New Article: Onerous Pre-Placement Contracts

Whether you are a care home operator or run a homecare (or similar) business, if you are caring for service users funded by social services your  Contract (pre-placement agreement setting out the overarching terms on which care services are to be provided) with commissioners of Social Care is a vital document. Such Contracts have a […]


Confidential Pre-Termination Negotiations

At the moment, before having any “without prejudice” discussions it is necessary for the employer to first of all create a “dispute”.  This can be done by commencing formal disciplinary or capability proceedings, which can of course immediately sour the employment relationship. All this will change from 29 July 2013.  From that date, and provided […]


Challengers & Guildford YMCA Sponsorship

rhw are active sponsors of both the YMCA and Challengers disability-challengers.org . We are proud of our work with both these organisations and the long term nature of the support rhw have been able to provide. The recent YMCA Golf Day was a huge success and we thank all our clients who were able to […]