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Winners and Losers in the High Street
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After the 2018 Autumn Budget, the BBC reported that, despite some relief being proposed for (generally smaller) businesses, many would continue to see their bills outstripping inflation. By making...
David Tanswell
David Tanswell
Commercial proeprty advisors
Posted on: 11th February 2019
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Insolvency in construction - resolving disputes through adjudication
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As well as being a mediator, helping construction stakeholders to resolve their disputes through mediation, I'm also a practising solicitor and adjudicator. A very recent Court of Appeal judgment...
Catherine Gilbert
Catherine Gilbert
Posted on: 5th February 2019
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Top 5 things you should know about the business rates Budget 2018
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Gov.uk have published the new budget report which was presented previously by the Chancellor. We have summarised top five points you should know about it. 1. Over £1.5 billion to support the high...
Daria Gavrilova
Daria Gavrilova
Commercial Property Advisors Ltd
Posted on: 23rd January 2019
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Redundancies - Unfairness Over Failure to Offer a Trial Period
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In the recent case of George v London Borough of Brent , the Employment Appeal Tribunal commented that not offering a trial period in a redundancy dismissal where there is a contractual obligation to...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 21st November 2018
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