Category Archive: News

Tayntons sponsor the Regeneration Award at Gloucester’s ‘Believe in Glos’ awards!

Tayntons Solicitors are overjoyed to be sponsoring the Regeneration category of the ‘Believe in Gloucester’ Awards.  Having offices that sit in the very heart of Gloucester, the team pride themselves on working with their community, celebrating the success and achievement that stems from the city and playing an active part in the thriving community of…

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Breaking down misconceptions of Solicitors Q & A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about how a Solicitor is the best person to turn to for advice when facing legal issues. Our Litigation Solicitor, James Melvin-Bath, provides an insight into his role as a Solicitor and how his advice assists clients.  What are the main misconceptions you think clients have…

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Zero-Hours Contract Music Teacher Triumphs

The teacher was not a casual worker, but worked only during school terms under a zero-hours contract. The trust that ran the school was not required to provide her with a fixed minimum amount of work. The number of hours she worked was dependent on the level of pupil demand for her tuition.  She was…

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The value of speaking to a solicitor for legal advice – Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about how as Solicitors we can provide tailored, expert legal advice you can rely on. Jessica O’Shea, one of our Solicitors in our Childcare department, was on hand to provide some much needed guidance. We’ve set out our answers out below: Tell us about your role…

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Watching your back

Every business person who has that entrepreneurial sixth sense to smell out opportunity and the courage to grasp it will need good professional advice. They might consider any professional advice to be too staid and cautious but after having their fingers burned once, they can see that correct professional advice is indispensable if they are…

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Tayntons host a Charity Quiz Night

On Friday 13th September, we hosted our first ‘Charity Quiz Night’ in aid of Maggie’s Cheltenham. We started things off by testing the team’s knowledge with 2 picture rounds, Flags & Road Signs, and a round of Film & TV. Teams were reminded they had ‘Joker’ cards to play for double points for whichever round…

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Supporting clients through a relationship breakdown Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about how we can help support clients through a breakdown in a relationship. Luke Stephens, our Trainee Solicitor in our Matrimonial department, was on hand to provide some much needed guidance. We’ve set out our answers out below: As a solicitor how do you ease stress…

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Settling Your Differences

 With both the current economic uncertainty regarding Brexit and the lead up to the Christmas period, the number of Settlement Agreements (previously Compromise Agreements) being offered to employees has greatly increased.  They are typically used in redundancy situations. It is a document that many of us have heard of but what is it and what…

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What is a Liquidated Debt?

Only liquidated debts, for specific amounts which have been ascertained fully and finally, can form the basis of bankruptcy petitions. As a High Court case shows, discerning which debts fall into that category can be far from straightforward. Outline of the Case The case concerned a businesswoman who had engaged in joint ventures to build…

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Employment Tribunals Don’t Punish, They Compensate

Some employers treat their staff disgracefully but, no matter how bad their conduct may be, the objective of the tribunal system is not to punish them but to compensate those who suffer at their hands. A case on point concerned an immigrant worker who was plunged into depression after suffering extortion at his boss’s hands….

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