Meet Trainee Solicitor, Frankie Priestley
We thought we’d take the opportunity to catch up with one of our Trainee Solicitors, Frankie Priestley, who stepped into her new role on 3rd January 2023. We explore her motivations for becoming a solicitor, her typical day, how she balances her studies, and what she enjoys the most about her new role. What prompted […]Read More
Celebrating Independents Week 2022
Once again, we’ll join our friends at Our Bury St Edmunds in celebrating everything our local business community has to offer during Independents Week (4 – 10 July 2022).Read More
Have you been given a Settlement Agreement?
The financial impact of Covid-19 has forced the hand of many businesses to let staff go. However, as an employee, you must receive advice from a solicitor before signing any Settlement Agreement.Read More
Employment Law Update: April 2020
Where the focus is very much on making sure employees are safe and well, you might have missed some of the changes to employment regulations. Not to worry, though. We have summarised the changes that came into force this week (from Monday 6 April 2020) in our employment law update.Read More
Do I need a solicitor when taking on a commercial lease?
For many businesses, choosing commercial premises goes hand-in-hand with business growth. You’ve thought strategically about the location, required facilities, space for expansion and how much you are prepared to pay per sq. metre. It’s an exciting time, but also a potentially risky one…Read More
Making a Difference to Growing Businesses
Our very own Daryl Griffiths has recently been announced as one of three new sector experts to join the Growing Business Fund Panel, covering the areas of finance, healthcare and law.Read More
Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay – Dealing with Business Debtors
A few weeks ago we gave an overview of the new ‘rules’ in relation to recovering debt from consumers. Following on from this, we can advise some simple ways in which you can minimise the risk of debt to your business from the get-go…Read More
Recovering Debts from Individuals & Sole-Traders
If your business has outstanding debts due from individuals or sole-traders, it’s vital that you familiarise yourself with the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims, which came into force in October 2017. We take a look at the protocol and how it could impact your business.Read More
New Year Resolutions you should be making for your business
We all know that new year’s resolutions are made for breaking – but if you’re in business, there are few you really should be making, and sticking to.Read More
What’s a Business LPA and why might you need one?
Have you considered what would happen to your business should you become unable to make decisions about how it’s run and its finances? A family member or friend may not be knowledgeable enough to deal with business matters, therefore making a separate LPA for your business is advised.Read More