Introducing Monika Sargeant

The Directors of Bates Wells & Braithwaite are pleased to welcome Monika Sargeant as a Solicitor dealing with Employment Law as well as Corporate and Company Commercial matters.

Good News in Difficult Times

The Directors of Bates Wells & Braithwaite Limited, Sudbury, Solicitors (BWB) are pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Blair to the Board as a Director and Head of their Private Client Department.

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay

On 6th April 2020, parents and primary carers who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to at least two weeks’ paid parental bereavement leave.

Lay off and short time working

The economic effects of the coronavirus virus means many employers will faced a downturn in business and have to make costs savings.

Changes to IR 35 2020

UPDATE 27/03/2020: Since writing our article on the propose changes to IR35 the Government has delayed the controversial IR35 reform by one year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.