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 email@example.com,
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 »
Monday 5 October, 2015 by Amy Hallam
The Chancellor George Osborne has today announced plans to extend shared parental leave rights to grandparents.
A consultation process will take place next year, with plans to implement the policy by 2018.
Evidence obtained by the government suggests 2 million working grandparents have given up work, reduced their working hours, or taken leave to help with childcare. …continue reading »
Thursday 1 October, 2015 by Amy Hallam
A number of employment law changes take effect from today.
Minimum wage increase
The new rates applicable from st October are:
|21 and over||18 to 20||Under 18||Apprentice*|
*This rate applies to apprentices aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over, who are in their first year.
All other apprentices are entitled to the relevant National Minimum Wage rate for their age. …continue reading »
Wednesday 9 September, 2015 by Amy Hallam
From 8th September 2015, a new support service called Fit For Work is available to employers in England and Wales.
The service is intended to help the return to work for employees after lengthy sickness absence. It gives access to support from occupational health professionals to employees who have been, or are likely to be absent from work for four weeks or more. …continue reading »
Thursday 27 August, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
BRM Solicitors has joined forces with Macmillan Cancer Support to exclusively offer a free will-writing service during September and October to raise money for the Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre Appeal.
Over the two months, BRM Solicitors will waive its fees, and instead will encourage clients to make a voluntary donation of £54 per single will and £108 per double will to the Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre. …continue reading »
Wednesday 5 August, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
Thursday 9 July, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
On 9th July 2015, the Chancellor, George Osborne delivered his seventh Budget. It was the first Conservative budget since November 1996.
Here is a summary of his main announcements which affect employers:- …continue reading »
Thursday 9 July, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Jaques as director in our Employment Law Team.
Glenn Jaques, having previously been a partner in a Sheffield law firm, joins BRM’s Employment law team as growth continues in the demand for its employment law and HR support services. Glenn is a very experienced employment lawyer and acts for many businesses and individuals. …continue reading »
Wednesday 1 July, 2015 by BRM Solicitors
The Print House
Studio 3 Floor 2
18 Ashwin street
Will Aid Scheme 2015
It is with great regret that BRM Solicitors have decided to withdraw our support for the Will Aid Scheme in 2015.
For many years now, our firm, along with hundreds of others have written wills free of charge for clients during the annual Will Aid month in November.
Solicitors do not receive any fees for the work they do for Will Aid. In return for writing the will, the client is asked to make a charitable donation, which will be distributed to one of the charities represented by the Will Aid Scheme. …continue reading »