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Whose land is it anyway?
A recent decision by a High Court Judge may have a far reaching and profound impact on all land owners across whose land rights of way pass, and possibly by…
By Nick Gutteridge on Friday 27th November 2009
Small Business Premises
A business looking for premises to operate from might consider buying, leasing or even working from home. Tony Lake from Burnetts considers the pros and cons of each option.
By on Thursday 19th November 2009
Small Business Essentials - Starting Up
More so than ever, owners of small businesses have tight constraints on their financial resources. Owners of small businesses must therefore decide how best to use those resources, commonly focussing…
By on Sunday 4th October 2009
Age discrimination has been very much in the news over the last month with the BBC under fire following their replacement of Strictly Come Dancing’s veteran judge Arlene Phillips with…
By on Thursday 24th September 2009
Buying and Selling Horses
Whatever you pay for your horse or pony the same principles will apply. When you buy or sell a horse you create a contract, which is governed by basic contract…
By on Tuesday 25th August 2009
Horse Livery Agreements
Few of us are fortunate enough to have the facilities to enable us to keep our horses at home. Fortunately, there are many different types of livery available, which offer…
By on Friday 14th August 2009
Horse Loan Agreements
No horse owner needs to be told that the financial cost of owning a horse is considerable! In times like these, loaning your horse or having a horse on loan…
By on Wednesday 12th August 2009
Equine Tourism in Cumbria
Horse riding and equine tourism is on the increase, particularly in scenic parts of the country such as ours. Recent figures published by the British Horse Society suggest that 4.3…
By on Tuesday 7th July 2009
A New Corporate Form for Charities
Later this month, the Office of the Third Sector will be publishing a summary of the responses they received to their consultation on the introduction of the Charitable Incorporated Organisation…
By on Tuesday 9th June 2009
Directors of companies often make the mistake of believing that they are immune from liability for the acts of their company. However, there are occasions in which directors can be…
By on Monday 11th May 2009
Varying Terms and Conditions of Employment Contracts
Before deciding whether variations will make any difference, all of the relevant terms of the employees(s) contract must be established. Although a contract of employment should be in writing, even…
By on Thursday 2nd April 2009