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How long is your lease?

July 16, 2021

Is it time to extend your lease and protect your asset? If you own a flat or a leasehold property, whether as your primary residence or perhaps an investment property, many fail to realise that their lease is on...

What are statutory books?

February 12, 2021

Ben Ironmonger, company and commercial solicitor at Scott Bailey LLP, considers the importance of keeping properly maintained statutory books. Whatever industry your business is in, if you run a private limited ...

COVID-19: Business support schemes and grants

January 5, 2021

Following the news on 4 January 2021 of the latest lockdown restrictions, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced a further package of grants to help retail, hospitality and leisure businesses stay afloat. Th...

Employment Law: Settlement Agreements

December 22, 2020

This article gives a brief introduction to settlement agreements, what they are for, how they are formed, and some of the key terms. Reports generally seem to suggest that a considerable number of UK employers p...

Selling your care home: legal issues to consider

December 3, 2020

As financial pressures mount on the care home industry, whether due to local authority funding, COVID-19, or a range of other issues, there are a number of actions care home operators may be considering to keep ...

What are directors’ duties?

October 30, 2020

In this back to basics article, we take a brief look at directors’ duties. Whilst directors of companies have always had certain duties placed upon them, the Companies Act 2006 set out seven key duties owed by a...

Planning reform 2020: simplifying use classes

August 6, 2020

Whilst news outlets widely reported on Government plans to help ‘extend homes upwards and revitalise town centres’, by broadening the permitted developments rights to demolish and rebuild unused buildings, a...

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