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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...

World IP Day 2020

April 26, 2020

Did you know it’s IP Awareness Day today? Whilst perhaps not quite so well known as Valentine’s Day or Easter, the event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to “raise...

COVID-19: moving house

March 30, 2020

As you may of heard, the government has now issued guidance for people buying and selling homes during the COVID-19 period. There are various elements to the guidance with sections aimed at estate agents, convey...

Scott Bailey LLP: Covid-19 latest update

March 25, 2020

Following on from our posts last week, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, we wanted to get in touch again to let clients what we have been up to. Our focus continues to be on providing you with a high-quality se...