Yearly Archives: 2017

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How will the recent changes in Employment Tribunal fees affect your right to make a claim?

By |September 4th, 2017|Legal Blog|

Since July 2013, employees who take their case to the employment tribunal have faced fees ranging from £390 for contractual breaches, up to £1,200 for unfair dismissal claims. If they wanted to appeal the decision, this may have cost clients another £1,600. However, this is soon to change, according to a recent decision made by [...]

8 things drivers should never do behind the wheel

By |March 20th, 2017|Legal Blog|

Sleep Deprivation. Being sleep deprived can turn normal driving into dangerous driving and even lead to causing death. When tired, your reaction timing is severely affected along with a reduced awareness of your surroundings. This is strikingly similar to how alcohol affects a driver but those who feel sleepy will often not respond at [...]

Top 10 tips for starting a new business

By |March 9th, 2017|Legal Blog|

Checking the legal aspects are covered for your new business Starting your own business can be an exhilarating rollercoaster ride, but also something of a legal minefield – so here are ten tips to make sure you’re legally ready!   1. Create a legal plan for your business – a structure to work to that [...]

Top 10 tips for choosing a lawyer

By |March 9th, 2017|Legal Blog|

Questions you must ask before hiring a lawyer… Hiring the wrong lawyer could be a costly mistake – so make sure you get the right professional for your needs.   We suggest that you ask the following ten questions:   1. ‘Do you accept payment plans?’  If you have a budget to keep to, cashflow [...]

Top 10 tips for getting through a divorce

By |March 6th, 2017|Legal Blog|

Keep the children out of it. Divorce can be especially difficult when children are involved and emotions can run high. However, including children in the friction could be a potentially damaging move and one that could affect them long term. Furthermore, using the children to make threats against your partner or emotionally goad them would [...]