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CONSENT TO BRING EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS 14 MONTHS OUT OF TIME
20 July 2022
CONSENT TO BRING EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS 14 MONTHS OUT OF TIME

Phillips Solicitor’s Employment Team represented the Claimant, Mr Baugh, a senior manager working for IBM, an international company. He has claims for unfair redundancy and age discrimi ...

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HOSPITALITY BUSINESSES, HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR YOUR PAVEMENT LICENCE THIS SUMMER?
4 July 2022
HOSPITALITY BUSINESSES, HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR YOUR PAVEMENT LICENCE THIS SUMMER?

Summer is upon us and with the promise of sunshine comes the opportunity for the hospitality sector to maximise its revenue streams now Government regulations make it easier to apply fo ...

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CAN I BUY PROPERTY THROUGH MY LIMITED COMPANY?
2 June 2022
CAN I BUY PROPERTY THROUGH MY LIMITED COMPANY?

If you are a business owner, contractor or an independent professional operating through a limited company, you may have considered buying property through your business.  In recent yea ...

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WAGATHA CHRISTIE: WHAT IS DISCLOSURE, WHY IT MATTERS AND WHY DAVY JONES’ LOCKER MIGHT NOT BE THE SOLUTION
24 May 2022
WAGATHA CHRISTIE: WHAT IS DISCLOSURE, WHY IT MATTERS AND WHY DAVY JONES’ LOCKER MIGHT NOT BE THE SOLUTION

The Wagatha Christie trial, that concluded at the High Court last week, has certainly provided many talking points these past couple of weeks.  Whether it was the insight into the relat ...

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EMPLOYING STAFF? ARE YOU GETTING IT RIGHT?
11 May 2022
EMPLOYING STAFF? ARE YOU GETTING IT RIGHT?

Provision of Statement of Main Terms It is a requirement that all employees have a Statement of Main Terms (SMT) on the first day of their employment.  Historically it was within 8 week ...

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NO FAULT DIVORCE
6 April 2022
NO FAULT DIVORCE

Did you know that on 6th April 2022 the law relating to divorce was updated? Fault will no longer be a basis for divorce and this marks the biggest change to the divorce law since the M ...

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NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS INCREASE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?
23 March 2022
NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS INCREASE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?

Today in his Spring Statement Rishi Sunak, confirmed that the government will press ahead with its decision to use National Insurance Contributions (NICs) as a tax to help raise £36bn t ...

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PLANNING FOR THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO
22 March 2022
PLANNING FOR THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO

We often like to think of ourselves as invincible. A lot of the time we are. I am constantly amazed by what business owners manage to achieve whilst also balancing the never-ending chal ...

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IS IT RIP TO RPI?
10 March 2022
IS IT RIP TO RPI?

Future proofing your commercial lease for RPI reform The UK Statistics Authority (the Authority) published its response to the consultation on the reform to the Retail Prices Index (RPI ...

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SEVEN TIPS WHEN NEGOTIATING A COMMERCIAL LEASE
17 January 2022
SEVEN TIPS WHEN NEGOTIATING A COMMERCIAL LEASE

As your business expands, you are likely to need more space to accommodate your staff and customers, but what issues should you think about when negotiating with a landlord? Sophie Darw ...

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