COVID-19 – what you should do now as an employer

All of our heads have been swimming with COVID-19 and the rapidly changing landscape. As an employer, the action you may need to take now will depend, to some extent, upon the nature of your workplace, the roles carried out [...]

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Financial Support for Businesses during COVID-19

COVID-19 is a moving beast and the advice / support from the government seems to be changing daily.  However, on Friday evening, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, set out the financial help the government is going to give to support businesses [...]

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OTBE advises on two prominent hotel sales

OTB Eveling advised Mr & Mrs Way on their sale to St Austell Brewery of both the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth and the Royal Seven Stars Hotel in Totnes. The OTB Eveling team were led by Keith Biggs and [...]

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How your business should prepare for a coronavirus outbreak

Is your business starting to consider the risk of a coronavirus outbreak? The impact of a COVID-19 outbreak on your workforce should now be on every employer's risk register. Matt Huddleson explains why, and what you should do. (more…) [...]

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Supporting Innovation in Healthcare

OTB Eveling are delighted to have supported long-standing client Doctor Care Anywhere (‘DCA’) on a joint venture agreement with AXA PPP healthcare that will transform the way up to a million patients receive care in the UK. The initiative will, [...]

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What you need to know about UK employment law changes in April 2020

Each year there are changes to employment law in the UK. This year there are a few changes that, although they aren’t ground-breaking, do have the potential to catch you out. Employers. Beware. Here is what you need to know [...]

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Sweet News

OTB Eveling were delighted to act for confectionery brand Candy Kittens in its recent deal to secure additional investment from Katjes International, the German confectionary company.  The multi-million pound deal gives Katjes a majority stake in Candy Kittens. Founded in [...]

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Protecting your business from employment risk in a commercial contract

Most businesses are confident in agreeing the main commercial and operational elements of a contract to provide services, but many completely miss out (or mis-judge) the employment related aspects, which can leave them open to significant risk. So, how should [...]

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What can employers do when faced with a conflict between two employees’ beliefs or characteristics? And can vegetarianism be a “religious belief”?

Employers are often worried about inadvertently discriminating against employees, and the consequences of doing so. This tends to cause the most problems in the area of “religious or philosophical beliefs”, because some of those have a nasty tendency of leading [...]

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What can employers do when faced with a covert recording of a meeting?

What can employers do when faced with a covert recording of a meeting? We now live in a world where we are all digitally connected, constantly. The time when it was difficult to secretly record meetings, is no more. It [...]

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Please rest assured that OTB Eveling remains open for business in support of all of our clients during this difficult period. Our remote working capability is fully tested and secure. We would recommend that over the next few weeks, clients email their usual firm contact directly, although we will try to deal with any calls coming through the main line as soon as possible. For new or general enquiries, please email info@otbeveling.com