Sexual Harassment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | What You Absolutely Need to Know as an Employer!

October 23, 2017

In light of recent allegations within the film industry and the resulting outpour of information about sexual harassment in the workplace, it is necessary to look at these incidents from the perspective of an employer, but what do you need to know? How do you prevent or deal with these kinds of sensitive and difficult issues in your workplace? Although it shou...

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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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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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Why do you need business contracts reviewed?

June 28, 2017

Your business contracts should act in your best interests and if you don’t review them regularly they can quickly become outdated. When this happens you can find yourself unprotected in terms of litigation, loss of revenue and reputational damage. Your business contracts should be ‘fit for purpose’ at all times so build in contract reviews at regular intervals to ensure that your contracts work for you and not against you.

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The LawBite App is here!

June 19, 2017

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our brand new instant messaging app! The LawBite App is the first UK real-time lawyer to client messaging app, available now on IOS and Android. The LawBite app is the first of its kind. A real-time communication tool for UK businesses like yours to solve legal problems with fully qualified, UK lawyers on any commercial legal matter anytime, anywhere.

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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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The New Right To Shared Parental Leave And Pay – Are You Ready?

October 30, 2014

The government is introducing a new right to shared parental leave and pay for babies due or children matched for adoption on or after 5 April 2015. This is part of its reforms to encourage both parents to be involved in the care of their children. Shared parental leave and pay is designed to allow parents to split time off work in the first year after birth or adoption in a way that suits them.

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How To Make Your Start-Up Irresistible To Investors

October 23, 2014

Its long been known that a significant number of entrepreneurs do not place sufficient emphasis on preparing and presenting a valid business case to potential investors… and then they wonder why they are rejected each time they attempt to raise funds.

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Arran Dowling-Hussey LawBrief, Barrister, Mediator and Arbitrator

You Spend Most Of Your Life At Work – Consider This When Renewing Your Commercial Lease

October 16, 2014

Renewing your commercial lease presents the ideal opportunity to ensure that you are occupying on the best possible terms. Rent and other lease expenses are often the biggest outgoings for a business so it is important to review them on a regular basis.

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New Right For Expectant Fathers & Partners Of Pregnant Women

October 6, 2014

From 1 October 2014, expectant fathers and partners of pregnant women are entitled to unpaid time off work to attend two antenatal appointments. This new right to attend antenatal appointments is one of a number of changes to family friendly rights that the Government is introducing over the next few months, including the new right to shared parental leave and pay, which will feature in a future blog.

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