Legal

Leading Midlands law firm shortlisted for Regional Conveyancer of the Year

      based in Ashby de la Zouch and Tamworth, have been shortlisted for the 2017 Law Firm Services (LFS) Regional Conveyancer of the year. This year LFS saw the largest volume of applicants since [...]

EMPLOYERS COULD PAY THE PRICE FOR ‘USE IT OR LOSE IT’ HOLIDAY POLICY

Employers who operate a ‘use it or lose it’ holiday policy are being warned that the term could be void in light of recent case law. Law firm Clarke Willmott LLP is warning that the right [...]

LANDMARK CASE UNDER THE LEGAL SERVICES ACT 2007

A judgement has been passed in the High Court of Justice which provides the first review of what constitutes “a reserved legal activity” for the purposes of Legal Services Act 2007. National law firm Clarke Willmott [...]

When tweets become twibels….

Facing up to the social media challenge for business Every business using social media should get to grips with publishing law and advertising regulations if they are to avoid reputation-damaging incidents.    The reminder follows the [...]

Howes Percival announces senior promotions

Leading regional law firm, Howes Percival, has announced two senior promotions at its Leicester office. Justine Flack has been made a partner in the firm, while Hannah Ball has been promoted to associate level. Tessa Haskey, [...]

WILL APRIL 1 REGULATIONS TACKLE £26.3 BILLION UK LATE PAYMENT DEBT?

Small and medium-sized enterprises in the UK are owed a staggering £26.3 billion in late payment debt. Research by the payment services company Bacs revealed that 47% of SMEs have clients and customers who flout agreed [...]