Employment Law Update: April 2020

Employment Law Update April 2020 Burnett Barker Solicitors

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.

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Do I need a solicitor when taking on a commercial lease?

Do i need a solicitor for 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…

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Recovering Debts from Individuals & Sole-Traders

Recovering Consumer Debt

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.

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What’s a Business LPA and why might you need one?

Leaving a charitable donation in your Will

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.

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Tax Implications for Landlords & Holiday Lets

Landlords Tax

  If you are a landlord and invest in one or more properties that are available to rent, you will no doubt be aware that there are various tax implications depending on your circumstances. Yet in the ever-changing world of tax and expenses, it can be difficult to keep on the right side of the…

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