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Legal news round-up April 2019

Date: 16 April 2019

By: Fanny Marshall

GDPR: How businesses have adapted their technology

Date: 16 April 2019

By: Victoria Harrison

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Things to consider when travelling on overseas business

Overview of key considerations when travelling abroad on business from mobile working to foreign currency, visa applications to anti-corruption rules.

Date: 28 March 2019   By: iConquer

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Fireworks erupt over government’s massive hike in probate fees

The huge rise in probate fees comes into force in April. Here are the details, plus a summary of the controversy surrounding these changes.

Date: 19 March 2019   By: Ruth Heap

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Workplace injury claims: death or severe physical injury

Despite everyone's best efforts, workplace accidents do sometimes happen - and you may have a claim if you're severely hurt as a result. Our guide.

Date: 26 February 2019   By: Bernadine Racoma

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Four ways to quickly add value to your business

If you're thinking of selling your business, a few measures could make it more attractive to buyers and increase the price you get. Start here.

Date: 22 February 2019   By: Matthew Hernon

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A landlord's guide to tenancy deposits

As a landlord, it's advisable to take a deposit from new tenants - but you must make sure you stay within the law. Your rights and responsibilities.

Date: 21 February 2019   By: CIA Landlord Insurance

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Six steps to selling your business

Selling your business - especially one you've built from scratch - can be a daunting process. Keep a cool head by following these simple steps.

Date: 15 February 2019   By: Matthew Hernon

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Buy, sell or lease - the role of a commercial conveyancer

If you're buying or selling business premises, or taking out a lease, you’ll need commercial conveyancing. How the professionals can help.

Date: 8 February 2019   By: Express Conveyancing

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What effect could Brexit have on employment rights?

The government has pledged to protect UK workers' rights when we exit the EU - but with no deal yet agreed, the ramifications are still unclear.

Date: 4 February 2019   By: Alex Monaco

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Hiring a commercial conveyancing solicitor - six handy tips

Whether you're buying or selling a commercial property, quality legal representation is well worth investing in. Bear these six things in mind.

Date: 22 January 2019   By: Jamshed Chaudhary

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Legal news roundup - January 2019

Our first legal news roundup of 2019 which includes: the Good Work Plan which will introduce major employment law changes; new guidance on NMW for workers on a trial period; business rate rebates for some companies; landlord prosecuted for tenant's unauthorised waste.

Date: 18 January 2019   By: Fanny Marshall

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Are the days of the office numbered?

With an increasing number of people working away from their desks for days at a time, it's time to ask whether we've outgrown traditional offices.

Date: 17 January 2019   By: Rachael Matthews

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Must-have marketing software for law firms

Many UK law firms are stuck in a tech time warp - and consumers aren't impressed with their failure to move with the digital times. How to catch up.

Date: 9 January 2019   By: Natalia Selby

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Law Donut review of 2018

A look back at some of the headline legal news stories from 2018 and their implications for your business and a peek at what 2019 might have in store

Date: 20 December 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Three ways to protect your business from a data breach

Data breaches aren't just a concern for big companies - smaller businesses are increasingly being targeted. Three ways to protect your firm.

Date: 18 December 2018   By: Chris Mallett

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Legal news roundup - December 2018

The latest legal news headlines including: confirmation of the upratings of NMW and NLW next April; another employer is told its contractors are in fact workers with basic employment rights; employers are told to urge workers to use or lose outstanding holiday and an ex-employee is jailed for hacking a former employer's data.

Date: 10 December 2018   By: Fanny Marshall

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Basic employment law for small businesses

If you're taking on staff for the first time, you'll want to avoid making any costly legal mis-steps. Your introduction to employment law.

Date: 29 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Addressing bullying and harassment in the workplace

Almost a third of UK employees have experienced workplace bullying. Employers must take appropriate action to tackle bad behaviour - here's how.

Date: 21 November 2018   By: Kirsten Cluer

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