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Why we should all have a Will and plan for later life

None of us want to think about dying or losing mental capacity through illness or an accident. With life getting busier, planning for later life and making a Will and a Lasting Power of Attorney are things we know we should do, but don’t always [...]

By |2022-07-26T14:42:41+01:00July 26th, 2022|

Sexual Harassment, What Employers Need to Know

Sometimes employees encounter incidences of sexual harassment in the workplace by other employees or third parties. This is defined as “unwanted conduct of a sexual nature”. In law, harassment is considered to be conduct that has the purpose or effect of violating the victim’s dignity [...]

By |2022-06-29T13:05:00+01:00June 23rd, 2022|

Director Service Agreements and Employment Contracts

When introducing a new employee, it is crucial that they are given an employment contract, as the document defines the employment relationship and outlines regulations and processes. However, when an employee reaches a higher level of seniority and becomes a director, there are some situations [...]

By |2022-06-29T12:31:18+01:00June 6th, 2022|

The Importance of Shareholder and Partnership Agreements

A Shareholder’s Agreement or a Partnership Agreement is an important document to have within your business and is considered a cost-effective way of reducing the risk of any issues arising. It sets out terms that detail how various matters will be dealt with, providing a [...]

By |2022-06-29T12:10:49+01:00May 11th, 2022|
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