Caroline Field Named in Management Today 35 Under 35 Top Business Women

Management Today (July 2018): Fox & Partners partner Caroline Field has been included in the prestigious Management Today 35 Under 35 listing of “the UK’s most exceptional young businesswomen”.  The listing recognises Caroline’s achievements both in the legal field and in successfully taking over the ownership and management of Fox & Partners, alongside Catriona Watt and…

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MPs are wrong to call for new gagging clause laws

The Times (July 27, 2018): Employers are already prohibited from prohibiting whistleblowing in non-disclosure agreements, so new legislation would just be window dressing. Everybody supports employers’ codes of practice and other workplace measures designed to reduce the risk of sexual harassment. But this week’s recommendations from the women and equalities committee, which has called for new…

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Switching off on Holiday

The Law Society Gazette (July 20, 2018).  By Caroline Field To minimise the chance of disruption during a break, there is no substitute for detailed handover notes or a handover meeting before you head off. Handover notes should include a brief background, client details, details of what is likely to happen while you are away,…

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Code of practice to curb excess executive pay

The Times (July 19, 2018): This week’s corporate governance updated code of practice from the Financial Reporting Council covers senior pay, the independence of board chairs and workforce relations. Fox & Partner’s partner Dean Fuller comments on the new code, saying employment lawyers will be interested in worker recognition and whistleblowing provisions. You can read the…

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