It has been a busy time over the last few months; with legal changes including the onset of GDPR and exciting developments for some of our clients and for us as we continue to grow our business. It’s nice for us to voice the positives but what we also like to do is share our clients and fellow businesses’ success too and that is why we produce our Business Round Up.
On 1 October 2017, the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims (the “Protocol”) will come into force.
The Protocol will apply to any business, including sole traders and public bodies, (the “Creditor”) looking to bring a claim against an individual or a sole trader (the “Debtor”).
Our offices will be closed from 1pm on Friday 23rd December 2016 and we will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
Wishing all our clients and contacts a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
For many, chasing their customers for payment is at best a necessary evil. In order to minimise the need to do so, we provide some tips on improving payment performance.
When should you chase payment?
In order to successfully recover payment it is essential to gather information about your customer before you carry out any work for them. You should be able to identify your customer’s full legal entity, their company registration number and their contact details, including the name of the person that you should communicate with for invoicing purposes and to deal with queries quickly.
Solicitors Title is delighted to have been recognised as a go-to firm for corporate and commercial work in this year’s Legal 500 rankings.
Legal 500 is an independent directory of the leading law firms and lawyers. Published annually, the guide is compiled after extensive research, including confidential references from clients and contacts and following assessment of the work carried out by each practice being reviewed.
You may have worked hard for a long me in a company or business and whether you expect it or not, you end up being called into his or her office for a chat! Fortunately, it’s not to present you with your P45 but instead to offer
It seemed almost impossible this week not to talk about Brexit and the effect on the property market though I’m sure that there’s a lot of people who are already starting to groan when they hear the word given the wall to wall media coverage. If nothing else, it seems as if everyone has an opinion – and one which they ‘re willing to share with anyone who will listen – and that least makes for a refreshing change from the weariness and apathy
D-I-Yeovil is a really worthy project made possible from the combined efforts of The Western Gazette, Yeovil Round Table and Bradfords Building Supplies. In June, the public cast their votes, leading to five projects being chosen as finalists (see other entrants here) to be considered for the renovation worth £10,000, intended to benefit either a person or group in need.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act contains a number of measures which represent significant change for companies. The aim is to increase trust in UK businesses and improve the transparency of their ownership and control and in turn it will help combat tax evasion, money laundering and terrorist financing. All companies will be affected in one way or another as some of the changes are to your legal
Franchising has a number of advantages for both franchisor and franchisee. One of which, centred around the fundamental principle of franchising, is that franchises replicate a tried and tested business model and therefore are thought to be a more stable economic bet than entrepreneurial ventures.