Archives for February 2019

Why our Lawyers wanted to work in Law Q&A

We participated in a special 100th anniversary Solicitors Chat today on Twitter answering questions about how our Lawyers entered the legal profession and what being a Lawyer means to them. Read their responses below: 1. What made you decide to become a solicitor? We asked our Child Care Solicitor, Jess O’Shea, what made her want…

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New guidance for Employment Tribunals

The Government has published guidance explaining the powers available to Employment Tribunals (ETs). This is based on feedback from users of the service which suggested there was a lack of awareness on this issue. Using case law examples to illustrate how ETs have used the powers at their disposal in the past, the guidance aims…

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Don’t be caught out by EPCS!

It was over 10 years ago that law was passed to make it compulsory for the sale of the Property to have an Energy Performance Certificate in place. It is also a legal requirement for an EPC to be in place for letting of a residential or commercial property (unless one of the exemptions apply)….

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DIY Claims – A Good Idea?

With the internet being accessible by more or less everyone, basic legal claims can seem straightforward. Although this is often the case, the Claimant can encounter problems with the Court process. When issuing a claim, the Claimant will submit a claim form including a document setting out the factual and legal circumstances of the dispute…

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Avoiding common business mistakes Q & A

We participated in Solicitors Chat yesterday on Twitter answering questions about Avoiding Common Business Mistakes. Our commercial team were on hand to provide some much needed guidance. We’ve set out our answers out below. 1. How can businesses make sure their contracts are properly drafted and why is it important they do so? Whether it’s…

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Employers – How Reasonable are Your Disciplinary Processes?

Workplace disciplinary proceedings are always tense and it is vital to remember that their reasonableness is likely to be examined in detail by Employment Tribunals (ETs) after the event. In a case on point, a carpenter who was sacked after being accused of describing gay people as his pet hate succeeded in unfair wrongful dismissal…

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Marriage & Your Will Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat yesterday on Twitter answering questions about Marriage & Your Will. Our Chartered Legal Executive, Janine Guthrie, was on hand to provide some much needed guidance. We’ve set out our answers out below. 1. How does getting married or entering into a civil partnership affect your will? It revokes your Will…

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Our Charity of the Year

We are delighted to take this opportunity to announce that our chosen Charity for 2019 is the Cheltenham branch of Maggie’s! Maggie’s is a charity that provides free cancer support and information in their 22 centres across the UK and online. Most of us know someone who has suffered from cancer so we are proud…

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