We find that more and more people who contact us are particularly concerned about their own financial situation and what should and must be done in this regard. This applies to both businesses and individuals. Financial problems are therefore chosen as the theme of the day.
Several of our clients are employers and have asked us many different questions related to their role as an employer. Questions about infection prevention measures, working hours and layoffs are something everyone is particularly concerned about. Therefore, these three areas are selected as today’s topic.
Many of our clients are suppliers and customers and have questions related to contractual fulfilment and money requirements or questions about their own financial problems. This is exactly why we have chosen "Force majeure" and monetary claims as the theme of the day.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has recently led to serious consequences for the Norwegian economy and working life. We at Homble Olsby are constantly monitoring the authorities' measures aimed at businesses that are in crisis.
As a result of the Corona outbreak, many businesses have experienced a sharp decline in the workload and have considered it necessary to temporary lay off employees. We have gathered some of the practical questions that may be experienced during the temporary layoff period.
Corona eruptions, stock market crashes and oil price falls make the situation very demanding for many businesses and individuals and will most likely do so for a long time to come. We are tested as a society and put on the big test together. This is when we will jointly fold up our sleeves!
On Monday, March 16, 2020, a majority of Stortinget (Parliament) agreed on the first part of the economic package of measures related to the coronavirus outbreak. For employers, six measures are particularly relevant.
On Friday, March 13, the Government presented a series of urgent measures to remedy the financial consequences of the coronavirus outbreak for Norwegian businesses and business world. For employers, three measures are particularly relevant.
We at Homble Olsby have created this emergency page to help you find everything you need to know about the working life’s challenges with Korona.
Lately, several companies have come to us with questions related to the corona virus. As an employer, you should introduce preventative routines in connection with the coronavirus outbreak.
Homble Olsby | Littler is growing, and we are looking for three - four new, skilled colleagues, preferably with a few years of experience. We are looking for applicants with ambitions for legal and commercial development as a lawyer in a professional environment that is among the best in the country in our field, and who want a work environment characterized by working enthusiasm. We offer challenging and varied tasks, work within different legal areas, the opportunity for international work and close interaction with the clients on the problem solving. Together, we will enable clients to deal with tomorrow's challenges and create confidence as to that clients will achieve the best result through us.
One of our partners, FrontRow Consulting, is currently in the market with the book "Totally Boss - about women and leadership and the way to the top". The book has been awarded a dice roll 5 in Dagbladet's review. The launch party for the book is today. Merete Furesund in Homble Olsby | Littler is one of 13 talented women interviewed in the book about their career path.
The Supreme Court has for the first time imposed a prison sentence for violating the Working Environment Act's provisions on working hours.
Finansavisen Jus has today published the result of the Lawyer Survey 2020 (Advokatundersøkelsen 2020). It is gratifying to be able to tell that Homble Olsby | Littler is ranked among the top three law firms in employment law in Norway. Homble Olsby | Littler is awarded third place, with Arntzen de Besche second and Wiersholm in first place.
From 1 January 2020, several amendments concerning the whistle-blower provisions in the Working Environment Act entered into force. At the same time, the employer’s duty to act under the Equality and Anti-Discrimination Act was strengthened.