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Category Archives: News

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TUPE Regulations

In BT Managed Services Limited –v- Edwards the EAT had to decide whether an Employee who was permanently off sick could be considered to be assigned to an organised grouping of employees under a TUPE transfer.  Mr Edwards had been …

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Sonio Singh Talks to Business Growth Hub

Sonio Singh – who is a partner is our Corporate team – recently spoke to Business Growth Hub about the importance of business start-up support. You can view the full video here. If you’d like to speak to Sonio about …

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Davis Blank Furniss Glossop Launches New ‘At Home Service’ for Elderly & Housebound Clients

The Glossop office of Davis Blank Furniss has launched a free home visit service for elderly and housebound people in the town who need to access legal advice and services. The new service, which will run for an initial three …

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Paul Walton – head of Professional Negligence – discusses the main reasons why he has seen a noticeable increase in claims against solicitors on conveyancing & property matters.

Delay, Delay, Delay This is a major reason why solicitors cause problems to their clients. Making errors on Registration of Title These can be errors in description of the property or by use of wrong or inaccurate plans. Failing to …

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Wills, Trusts & Probate Newsletter – July 2015

Welcome to our latest departmental newsletter.  The focus this month is on our Private Client team. DeBrieF FACTS Laura Johnson – a solicitor in our Private Client department – explains Deeds of Variation. What Are They? If a deceased person …

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Davis Blank Furniss Announces Dates and Details of its Manchester LPA Week 2015

Davis Blank Furniss will be holding its Manchester 2015 Lasting Powers of Attorney Week from Monday 13th to Friday 17th July at its Deansgate office. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint a trusted friend, relative or …

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DBF’s Sonio Singh Advises on Bredbury Hall Deal

Sonio Singh – partner in the Corporate team at Davis Blank Furniss – acted on the high profile deal which today saw the famous Bredbury Hall Hotel & Country Club being acquired by businessman Golam Sarwar. Mr Sarwar, who owns …

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Shiva Shadi – head of Employment – asks: Will the Tories reduce the Human Rights of British Residents?

The European Convention on Human Rights was developed by the UK and others following World War II. In 1998, the Human Rights Act was established in order to enable access to human rights here in the UK instead of having …

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BIS Guidance

Do you need guidance on the changes to adoption leave and pay? The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has published technical guidance for employers about the changes to adoption leave and pay that came into effect on 5 April …

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Lord Browne on Sexual Orientation

The cross-bench peer Lord Browne shares his views on lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual people in senior roles stating that companies should set-out how many people in senior roles are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual. Lord Browne feels that providing …

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