Monday 8 February, 2016 by BRM Solicitors
You may be aware that elements of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 are already in force. Those elements include prohibition of bearer shares, and exclusion of a director’s day of birth from the Companies House public register.
It is expected that new provisions relating to new rules on beneficial ownership information will be implemented on 06 April 2016, although this date may be subject to change. …continue reading »
Tuesday 2 February, 2016 by Shelley Whyman
From 1st April 2016, the National Minimum Wage will increase to the following hourly rates:
Age 25 and over – £7.20
Ages 21 to 25 – £6.70
Ages 18 to 21 – £5.30
Under 18 – £3.87
Apprentices – £3.30
Shelley Whyman – Chartered Legal Executive – BRM Solicitors
Monday 1 February, 2016 by Anna Cattee
Travellers heading to South Africa should be aware that there are now rules affecting travel with minors.
These rules have been in force since 1st June 2015.
A parental consent affidavit is required for any minor not travelling with both parents listed on their birth certificate. This is subject to a few limited exemptions. South Africa considers a minor to be persons under 18 years old. …continue reading »
Friday 29 January, 2016 by BRM Solicitors
The Chancellor announced in his 2015 Summer Budget a new Transferable Main Residence Allowance. The Allowance will start at £100,000 in April 2017, and will increase to £175,000 per person by 2020/2021. …continue reading »
Tuesday 26 January, 2016 by Amy Hallam
During January, several new pieces of legislation have been announced which employers need to be aware of.
Here is a round-up of the important changes.
Zero Hour Contracts
In force from 11th January 2016 is the The Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hour Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015. …continue reading »
Wednesday 23 December, 2015 by Glenn Jaques
A recent case has highlighted the need for employers to be careful when giving verbal references about employees. When giving a reference about an employee, an employer owes a duty of care to the employee and the employer can be liable in damages if the employee suffers loss as a result of the employer’s negligent preparation of the reference. …continue reading »
Tuesday 22 December, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
As part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Biz Kids initiative, Year 6 pupils of the St Peter and St Paul School, Chesterfield have published The Big Cookbook. The Big Cookbook is a wonderful and unique collection of recipes contributed by celebrities and other influential people, as well as local business people, and staff and pupils at the school.
Starting with just £203 …continue reading »
Monday 7 December, 2015 by Ashley Wood
A Billericay business owner’s failed Supreme Court challenge to an £85 parking ticket is likely to set a new precedent in consumer contracts law.
This recent ruling occurred in the case of Beavis v ParkingEye. The case received some attention in the press back in April after the Court of Appeal’s initial ruling.
Mr Beavis received an £85 fine after overstaying a Chelmsford car park’s two-hour parking limit by an hour. …continue reading »
Tuesday 24 November, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
Due to planned maintenance, you may have difficulty contacting us by telephone today.
From approximately 12pm, you may receive a message stating that our
numbers are unavailable or out of order. Normal service should be resumed by around 2pm.
If you need to speak to us urgently during the maintenance, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
and we will telephone you back as soon as possible.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tuesday 20 October, 2015 by John Nettleship
The response to our will promotion supporting Chesterfield Royal’s Macmillan Cancer Centre has been fantastic.
Now in to the final two weeks of the promotion, we encourage anyone who would like to help support the work
of Macmillan to contact us as soon as possible to book your appointment. …continue reading »