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Sun glimmers on the horizon for leaseholders

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill applies to new, qualifying long residential leases in England and Wales and was tabled in response to one of the Law Commission’s recommendations designed to overhaul residential property in England and Wales. The recommendations address unfair practices in the leasehold system, which has already seen a ban on leasehold...

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Congratulations to Ellen Rutter trainee solicitor qualifies

Ellen carried out her training contract with Farnfields Solicitors, gaining valuable experience in three specialist areas of law which included commercial and agricultural , residential property and family. Ellen has chosen to remain in commercial and agricultural and will be based primarily at Farnfields’ office in Shaftesbury. Ellen says, “It has been a very long...

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Your rights in disciplinary and grievance procedures during coronavirus

While many workplaces continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, employment law and the Acas Code of Practice concerning disciplinary and grievance procedures still apply. Furloughed workers If you are currently on furlough, it is still possible to be involved in disciplinary or grievance procedures. Whilst on furlough, you may: Take part in a...

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Should you buy or rent a commercial property?

The pros and cons of buying a commercial property If you are looking to move your business, there is an important decision to be made around whether you should buy or rent premises. There are several factors you should consider and making the right decision can be challenging. Potential investment opportunity Firstly, like with any...

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