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Monthly Archives: February 2012

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 and the launch of our new HR Product which comes courtesy of the Employment Department. We’ve... Read the rest of this entry →

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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? Please complete our survey and let us have your views on what actions you think the Government... Read the rest of this entry →

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Ask the Experts March 2012

Q: My father died many years ago and my mother dealt with all the financial matters. My mother has recently passed away, and I have found out that I am the executor of her will. What does this mean? A: Karen Witter – partner in our Private Client deaprtment says…  When somebody dies, there are... Read the rest of this entry →

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Events @ Davis Blank Furniss… Feb 2012

At Davis Blank Furniss, we hold a series of regular events that are designed to inform and educate. They cover various topics and usually take place at our offices on Deansgate in Manchester. They’re pretty relaxed affairs and also provide a great opportunity to network and make new contacts. The next one is detailed below…... Read the rest of this entry →

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Our View: Protecting yourself is just as important as looking after your staff… says Anna Bunting – employment partner at Davis Blank Furniss, Manchester.

In the current economic climate, more and more employers are finding themselves with tricky employment tribunal claims as redundancies and staff restructuring become a necessity. This isn’t great news so it’s now more important than ever to have strong and effective employment practices in place. No-one would disagree that good people are the cornerstone of... Read the rest of this entry →

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Employment Law Newsletter – February 2012

Welcome to February’s edition of our employment law newsletter, keeping you up to date with forthcoming changes to legislation and case developments.   Increase to tribunal rates As of 1st February 2012 the following limits apply Limit on a week’s pay £430 (old rate £400) Unfair Dismissal basic award/max stat redundancy payment £12,900 (old rate £12,000)... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss launches HR Department

Davis Blank Furniss, the Manchester based law firm, is this week launching a brand new department which will offer companies of all sizes bespoke HR support from a handpicked team of experienced Employment Law solicitors. The new team is headed up by Anna Bunting – partner- and is primarily aimed at both North West and... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss advises on acquisition of Bower Hotel

Davis Blank Furniss, the Manchester based law firm, has advised its client Blue Training Limited on the recent acquisition of The Bower Hotel in Chadderton, Greater Manchester. The deal saw Blue Training relocate to The Bower Hotel and the firm has now taken over day to day running of the site. It is also launching... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss Expands Glossop Office with New Appointment

Davis Blank Furniss – the North West based law firm – has appointed Anita Shepherd as a family solicitor/ collaborative lawyer at its Glossop office. She joins from Glaisyers and she has previously worked at Daniels Solicitors in Macclesfield. Anita, 39, will primarily advise clients on all aspects of family law. She also brings a... Read the rest of this entry →

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