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Succession planning for small businesses

Small business succession planning Many small business owners only consider succession planning when they are approaching retirement, or have already made the decision to leave the business. But life is full of unexpected events, good and bad, and having a well...

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We’re Recruiting: Paralegals

About this role: We are currently recruiting paralegals to work within our family and housing teams. As a paralegal you will be part of a lively, experienced team where you will receive very good support and clear management. If you see yourself as being at the start...

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Your FAQs Answered: Contracts and Agreements

Even the smallest businesses will need to deal with contracts and agreements on a day to day basis. But what is a contract, and when will an agreement be legally enforceable? Here we answer some of the key questions you should be aware of. What is a contract? A...

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Your FAQs Answered: Commercial Disputes

What are commercial disputes? Commercial disputes are disputes between businesses and they can occur for a number of reasons. They often arise as the result of a breach of contract or the failure to pay for goods or services received. How do you resolve a commercial...

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Your FAQs Answered: Settlement Agreements

What is a settlement agreement? A settlement agreement (formerly known as a compromise agreement) is commonly used by an employer to seek an employee’s waiver of claim, normally in exchange for financial compensation. They are often used to terminate a contract of...

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Eviction ban extended until 31 May 2021

UPDATE - 11 MARCH 2021 Yesterday, the Government announced an extension to support for residential tenants. The ban on bailiff-enforced evictions, and the requirement for landlords to provide 6-month notice periods to tenants before they evict them, will be extended...

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Who inherits if a loved one dies without a will?

Who inherits if there is no will? It is estimated that as many as 30 million people across the UK do not have a will. Losing somebody close to you is a difficult enough time for anybody, but if that person dies without leaving a will, it can cause additional distress...

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