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Have you got your HR ducks in a row?_

Laura Franklin, 26th May 2017

Our best advice to employers is always ‘Be a fixer, not a fighter’. Getting upstream of potential issues and having strong HR policies in place is always preferable to battles at tribunal.

Unite for dementia awareness week, 14-20 May 2017_

Sarah Mellor, 11th May 2017

‘Dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss, difficulties thinking, problem-solving, communicating and often changes in mood, perception or behaviour, caused by...

Don’t leave things to fate – Dying Matters Awareness Week 8-14 May 2017_

Sarah Mellor, 8th May 2017

This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week. A week dedicated to breaking down barriers and encouraging people to talk about end of life wishes and plans.

Veterinary practice sale demonstrates diverse work of corporate team_

Peter Ellis, 2nd May 2017

Completion of the sale of Staffordshire-based veterinary practice, Shires Vets, to the Sovereign capital-backed Linnaeus Group, marked the closure of the first quarter of 2017 for the Beswicks’ corporate team.

Frequently asked HR questions_

Laura Franklin, 2nd May 2017

Managing staff can be both rewarding and frustrating in equal measure. To help you steer through the HR minefield, we’ve compiled six top queries received over recent months.

New Insolvency rules come into force_

Richard Preston, 12th April 2017

The Insolvency Rules 2016 came in to force on the 6th April 2017. The new Rules replace the Insolvency Rules 1986 and their 28 subsequent amendments.

New Inheritance Tax Changes: Does This Affect You?_

Sarah Mellor, 6th April 2017

Today a major change to inheritance tax law comes into effect when the new Residence Nil Rate Band comes into force.

How to avoid fraudsters when transferring money to your solicitor_

Simon Abbotts, 30th March 2017

During the course of most property transactions, you will be required to transfer money to your solicitor. The amounts transferred can often be significant and, as such, scammers...

Top tips on how to avoid property fraud_

Simon Abbotts, 28th March 2017

The risk of property fraud is on the increase, it is therefore important that you take certain precautions to avoid fraudsters targeting you, or your property.

Self Employed v Worker_

Laura Franklin, 21st March 2017

It is becoming increasingly clear from the number of claims in the tribunal, that calling a person self-employed does not guarantee that they are not actually a worker.

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