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Tayntons exhibit at the Local Business Roadshow

Tayntons will be exhibiting at the Local Business Roadshow on 4th November at Pittville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham. The Roadshow starts from 9:30am until around 3:30pm. Tayntons will be on hand to provide guidance on any legal issues affecting businesses from acquiring commercial premises to employment law. The Business Roadshow is a place to connect,…

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From Rowberry Morris to Tayntons

Rowberry Morris solicitors were first established in Gloucester by a sole practitioner, Gilbert Rowberry, on 1st April 1943. He was joined as a partner in the firm by Robin Morris in the late 1950s when the firm became Rowberry Morris. By the time the firm moved to its new premises at Morroway House, Gloucester, in the…

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Tayntons welcome Rowbis

Gloucester law firms Tayntons and Rowbis join forces to become city’s largest practice Two of Gloucester’s longest established firms of solicitors, Tayntons and Rowbis, have joined forces to form the city’s biggest law practice. Tayntons Solicitors, whose heritage dates back to 1857, have acquired Rowbis, formerly known as Rowberry Morris, who have been in business for 65 years….

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Annual leave carried over on long term sickness

Clarification from the Employment Appeal Tribunal on when annual leave can be carried over for workers on long term sickness absence Last week, the Employment Appeals Tribunal provided some useful clarification for employers on when workers are permitted to carry over annual leave into the next leave year and also the length of the carry…

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Tayntons successfully retains Lexcel

Lexcel is the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark for excellence in legal practice management and excellence in client care. Tayntons recognise the importance of the principles and framework behind Lexcel. We believe that it supports our existing management structure and our excellent service levels whilst providing a foundation to help us to achieve our…

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Discrimination against sexual orientation……the icing on the cake?

Should a business owner be permitted to refuse to service some individuals over others? Are the customer’s rights more important than the beliefs of the business? Was this discrimination on the grounds of religious or political beliefs? A continuing political debate in Northern Ireland, enabling same-sex civil marriage, has been fuelled by Ashers Bakery in…

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Charity Netball Event

On 7th June, Stroud Ladies Netball Club organised a charity netball tournament to raise money and awareness of Hodgkins Lymphoma. Samantha Tozer, one of Stroud Ladies key players, was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma earlier in the year, after feeling unwell for a period of time. Amie Watkins of our Conveyancing Department has played for Stroud Ladies…

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We’re exhibiting at The Gloucestershire Business Show

Tayntons will be exhibiting at the Gloucestershire Business Show at Cheltenham Race Course on 13th and 14th May. The event is a celebration of the diverse businesses that we have in Gloucestershire and we will be taking the opportunity to showcase what we can offer to you and your business. Teeming with seminars, guest speakers…

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Consumer Rights Act 2015

Defined as many commentators to be the biggest shake-up of consumer law, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force later this year. Businesses will need to sit up and take note of the implications this has for the way they deal with consumers. The main purposes of the Act are as follows: To consolidate…

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A closer look at shared parental leave

April 1st 2015 promises to be a big day for businesses across the UK, as changes in employment law will bring more choice for new parents regarding how much time they spend off work following the birth of a child. From December, employers were told to start offering extended paternity leave for fathers to be,…

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