BREXIT

Brexit Series Part 3 | Prepare Your Contracts for ‘No Deal’

October 2, 2018

Brexit-Proofing Your Contracts As another week passes, the politics behind Brexit continues to prevent businesses from receiving certainty as to what their relationship with EU customers and suppliers will be. Following the Labour Party conference in Liverpool and the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, will we see a continuation of a so-far ineffective and muddled approach or will a clear Brexit vision em...

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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The Taylor Review…..What Does It Mean For Employers?

July 13, 2017

The Taylor Review, also known as the ‘Good Work’ Report, published on 11 July 2017, has recommended changes to employment law to protect those workers that it considers are most vulnerable and at risk of exploitation. The Government has said that it will take the Review’s recommendations seriously. But at this stage all the recommendations in the Review are just that – recommendations. The Review makes no changes to the law, but it could be a sign of things to come.

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Consultancy contracts: The top 5 things you need to consider

July 6, 2017

Getting a consultancy agreement signed before any services are provided should be a priority for any consultant or client. A contract protects both parties by setting out their obligations clearly, and reducing the risks of any misunderstandings or dispute. Without it, you are relying on a verbal agreement, which is unlikely to be the same agreement in the minds of both parties, or cover all of the issues.

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YouGov Survey shows legal issues are costing UK SMEs nearly £7 million pounds per hour

May 31, 2017

YouGov Survey on the financial impact of UK SMEs’ failure to take care of their legal business.

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What are the implications of Brexit for businesses trying to protecting their IP with trademarks?

March 14, 2017

In our last Brexit blog, we considered in general how Brexit may affect contracts that have been signed. On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU.

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3 Top Tips when it all goes wrong and there’s no written contract

March 2, 2017

It goes without saying that when setting up and operating your own small business, pulling in the work and clients is a top priority.

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What are the implications for businesses that have signed contracts Pre-Brexit? Pt.1

February 8, 2017

In this blog, we consider the legal implications for businesses that have signed legal agreements prior to Brexit taking place.

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I would like to get out of a contract early, is this possible?

October 11, 2016

A common question asked of many legal professionals. This short blog will provide some sound legal advice for business where this scenario occurs.

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Top tips for tackling a breach of contract with a letter before action

June 14, 2016

Depending on the facts and circumstances of the individual case, it is usually acceptable to ask the party in breach to remedy the breach within a reasonable time frame.

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