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Statutory Holiday Pay and Commission

The Court of Appeal has finally made a decision in the case of British Gas Trading Limited –v- Locke & Another. The Court of Appeal has held that statutory holiday pay must include an element of result based commission. This …

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Davis Blank Furniss Sees Sharp Rise in Demand for Professional Negligence Service

Davis Blank Furniss has seen a 40% year on year increase in the number of clients seeking legal advice on issues of negligence by their professional advisors. The three main sectors are the Law, Financial Services and Property. In terms …

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Davis Blank Furniss Confirms 2016 Glossop Will Week

We will be holding our 2016 Will Week from Monday 14th to Friday 18th November at our Ellison Street office in Glossop. During this year’s Will Week, we will be offering the local community a discount on our usual fees. …

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Holiday Pay and Commission

The long awaited decision in a case of British Gas Trading v Locke & Another in the Court of Appeal has been handed down and employers in certain sectors are now counting the cost of what this means to their …

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Family Law Newsletter – November 2016

A very warm welcome to the next in our series of departmental newsletters.  This month’s focus is on our Family team. DeBrieF FACT SHEET Anita Shepherd – partner and head of Family – discusses Divorce Mediation and how it works. …

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Davis Blank Furniss Announces Pro-Bono Family Law Clinic with Manchester Free Legal Help

Davis Blank Furniss is delighted to announce that it will be staging a regular Family Law drop-in advice clinic with Manchester Free Legal Help (MFLH) on a pro-bono basis. The first clinic will take place on Friday 28th October (alternate …

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SCAM ALERT

We have been informed by some members of the public that they have received emails which purport to be from this firm with the subject heading “Receipt request” and referring to a payment receipt in the document provided.  Although the …

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Davis Blank Furniss Sees 30% Rise in LPAs for Entrepreneurs Under 40 in the North West

Davis Blank Furniss has reported a 30% rise in the number of LPAs that it has drafted for clients under 40 over the past 12 months. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) enables you to appoint a trusted friend, relative …

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Caroline Bilous Joins Davis Blank Furniss Family Team

Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Caroline Bilous as a senior solicitor in its Family team. Caroline will be based at our headquarters in Manchester but will also handle cases out of our Glossop office. Her new role will see her …

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Kirsty Morbey – associate solicitor – discusses: How Will Brexit Affect Family Law in England and Wales?

Since Brexit became a reality, there has been much debate about the future disassociation of the UK from the European Union.  As many family lawyers know, sometimes divorce proceedings can become extremely complicated, highly emotional and often end up with …

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