Standard employment contract for salaried staff
This document is a commentary on the structure and content of a comprehensive contract of employment that can be used in the design sector.
GDPR changes to HR policies, contracts & processes – templates
Document supplied by Croner, supplier of the DBA HR Helpline, giving DBA members editable templates for a 'Data Protection Compliance Statement' for both existing employees and job applicants, a 'Data Protection Policy', and a 'template letter to send to employees to confirm the GDPR changes to employment T&C's'
Brexit: IP and employment law ramifications
How might intellectual property rights and employment laws be affected post Brexit? Are there precautions you should be taking now to prepare?
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Changing terms of employment
Sometimes employers want to change an Employee’s Contract of Employment. Audrey Spencer, from Humphries Kirk, explains the context and considerations for such changes in order to comply with employment law.
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Autumn 2017: legal update
DBA legal advisers, Humphries Kirk provides an update regarding tax evasion and employment contracts.
Managing bank holidays and annual leave
In this handy guide, Croner – the DBA's HR and employment law partner – explain UK bank holiday entitlements for different contract types.
Give clients confidence to choose your business. Complete your DBA Directory agency profile after reading our helpful guide and reading the experience of other members. Don’t be daunted by the thought of compiling policy documents for the Directory. It’s worth the effort!
Maximise membership, New business & client relations
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Spring 2016: Legal update
The DBA’s legal partner Humphries Kirk provides the lowdown on recent changes to law and legal developments that may affect your business.
James Selby Bennett
James has been the DBA solicitor for over 15 years and gives practical and user friendly commercial legal advice to design consultancies in relation to all aspects of the Design Business including intellectual property law, artistic law, contract law, international law, competition law and employment law.
Areas of Expertise: Business processes, Financial planning, Legal & ethical, People
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Making the right call: How to make full use of a valuable member benefit
How many times have you called the DBA’s legal helpline in the last year? Once? Twice? Not at all? Find out how other DBA members are using the service and why you should be too.