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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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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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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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NEUTRAL DRESS CODE RULING AND DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE
31 August 2021
NEUTRAL DRESS CODE RULING AND DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

A recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision gave a view on the implications of different types of dress codes imposed by employers and when they would or would not be regarded as ...

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LUCY’S ADVICE ABOUT LPAS REINFORCED THROUGH PERSONAL EXPERIENCE
11 August 2021
LUCY’S ADVICE ABOUT LPAS REINFORCED THROUGH PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

The views of Lucy Watson, who heads the Wills and Probate Team at Phillips, about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) have been reinforced through her personal experience as she explains ...

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SUMMER HOLIDAY BREAK-UPS AND FAMILY MEDIATION
6 August 2021
SUMMER HOLIDAY BREAK-UPS AND FAMILY MEDIATION

For many families the summer holidays are the best time of year. This is especially so for children, when they can enjoy six weeks without having to go to school and having no homework. ...

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SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENT AND ARTICLES – A BASIC GUIDE
16 July 2021
SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENT AND ARTICLES – A BASIC GUIDE

The Articles of Association and the Shareholders’ Agreement work together to set out how a company will be run and how its internal activities are governed. A Shareholders’ Agreement is ...

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