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In these days of economic downturn, the newspapers contain daily reports of companies looking to make redundancies in order to secure their financial future. Redundancy may well be a solution…
By on Thursday 15th January 2009
Recruitment has long been an involved and complex process, as Employers endeavour to ensure that their investigations into a potential recruit do not fall foul of the law.
By on Friday 3rd October 2008
I never saw it coming!
The liability resulting from a seemingly small omission could be bigger than you expect.
By on Monday 4th August 2008
Simon Mortimer, a Partner in the family law department of Burnetts Solicitors in Carlisle, Cumbria looks at some of the issues which might face married or cohabiting business owners when they split…
By Simon Mortimer on Friday 27th June 2008
Wind Farm Developments
We cannot fail to notice the increasing number of wind turbines appearing on the horizon. The current prevalence of climate change issues and the need to protect depleting fossil fuels…
By Diane Barnes on Sunday 15th June 2008
Guide to Commercial Leases
For commercial tenants, negotiating reasonable lease terms is a crucial part of developing a successful business.
By Robbie Mather on Thursday 22nd May 2008