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Our View: Sonio Singh, partner in our corporate department discusses how GPs can be more entrepreneurial with the advent of The Health & Social Care Reform Bill

The controversial bill to reform the NHS giving GPs responsibility for the commissioning of services and abolishing Primary Care Trusts recently received royal assent to become The Health and Social Care Act 2012. The Bill has caused a lot of …

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DeBrieF Under the Skin of… Martyn Gee, senior partner at Davis Blank Furniss in Glossop

What is your role at Davis Blank Furniss? I’m the senior partner at the Glossop office. How long have you been at the firm? I’m proud to say that I am one of the firm’s longest standing employees as I’ve …

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Andy McNish – who is a partner in our corporate department, looks at buying a franchise…

With redundancies at a high, many people are looking at what self-employed options are open to them and one of the most popular ways to set up a business is by operating a franchise. However, it can be a difficult …

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DeBrieF – May 2012

Welcome to DeBrieF … Well, what a couple of months it’s been; from some shock local election results to some disappointing news about the economy. However, we are firmly focussed on the future and all of our efforts are going …

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Employment Law Newsletter – May 2012

Welcome to May’s edition of our employment law newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law, and informing you of recent case law developments.  Sunday Trading The Sunday Trading (London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Bill received …

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Davis Blank Furniss Welcomes Legal Services Board’s Will Writing & Estate Administration Recommendations

Davis Blank Furniss – the Manchester based law firm – welcomes the news that the proposals to regulate will-writing and estate administration providers are becoming a possible reality after the Legal Services Board (LSB) this week confirmed its plans to …

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Davis Blank Furniss Completes Compensation Deal for Families Affected by Second Runway at Manchester Airport

Davis Blank Furniss – the Manchester based law firm – has completed a case for seven families whose properties were devalued after the opening of Manchester Airport’s second runway in 2001. The claims were brought under the Land Compensation Act …

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Employment Law Newsletter – March 2012

Welcome to March’s edition of our employment law newsletter, keeping you up to date with changes in employment law, and informing you of recent case law developments.  Unfair dismissal Qualifying Period A draft Order relating to the increase of the …

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DeBrieF – March 2012

   Welcome to DeBrieF …   It’s been a few months since the last DeBrieF so a slightly belated Happy New Year!   The start of 2012 has been good to us as a firm so far thanks to some new starters …

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The DeBrieF Survey – March 2012

With the Budget being delivered on 21st March, we’re asking what businesses want to see from George Osbourne and what they think would stimulate the economy; maybe a cut in VAT, reductions in business rates or deregulation of employment law? …

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