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Contracts: Back to Basics

Feb 08, 2019

With Brexit dominating the headlines, businesses are facing a period of uncertainty, no matter what the outcome of the next few months. One of the ways to reduce some of that uncertainty is to be very clear about what arrangements your business has with those it deals with, and those it relies on.

Keeping up with your New Year's Resolutions?

Jan 17, 2019

January is the time of New Year resolutions, new diets, new exercise routines, looking forward and planning for the New Year. It’s also a good time to think about the health of your business and to set some goals for the future.

Christmas Entertaining: Pitfalls for the Unwary

Dec 20, 2018

Christmas and New Year staff parties are intended to be a source of good fun, a reward for a year gone by. But for employment lawyers they are all too often also a source of new work.

The classic problem is the employee who oversteps the boundaries of good taste and acceptable conduct, and strays into the arena of harassment or discrimination.

Dealing with Rent Arrears: Section 8 Notice v Section 21 Notice

Dec 05, 2018

A landlord wanting to end an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and regain possession of their property can use either a section 8 notice (Notice to Quit) or a section 21 notice (Notice of Possession), or, depending on the circumstances we might advise serving both and deciding which to rely on as the matter progresses.

So what do you need to be thinking about when deciding which way to go?

Dame Judith Hackitt’s Report: Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Dec 05, 2018

Following the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017, Dame Judith’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety culminated in the publication of her report on 17 May 2018, together with a statement to the House of Commons on the same date by James Brokenshire, the Housing Secretary.

Santa on the run

Nov 15, 2018

Five brave colleagues from Bright Solicitors in Plymouth and Ivybridge are going to be donning their trainers as they plan to run 19km on 9th December to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), the firm’s Charity of the Year.

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