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Blog archive: April, 2015

Don’t let social media burn your business

Social media is the communications and marketing tool of the moment. An unintended consequence of the increase in social media is the extent to which it crosses the line between personal and professional relationships. LinkedIn, for example, is often seen as a vital marketing tool, with some employers requiring their employees to have a LinkedIn presence, …

Don’t let social media burn your business

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Raising a glass to Snug Bar’s success

It’s always a pleasure to tell a story about the success of one of our commercial property clients, and it has been a particular delight to see the Snug Bar grow and grow. It all started back in 2005 when Snug owner operators Giles Fry and Ashley Moore set out to create their own unique …

Raising a glass to Snug Bar’s success

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Making restrictive covenants bite

How do you prevent a former employee from competing, soliciting and dealing with your clients, and from poaching your other employees? Restrictive covenants are the answer, but are also notoriously difficult to enforce because they are, as a starting point, considered to be a restraint of trade. Follow the steps below to ensure that your restrictive covenants …

Making restrictive covenants bite

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Public sector must be more commercial

We were delighted to welcome David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire to our REAL property seminar yesterday at Beale’s Hotel in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.  ‘How does this relate to property?’ I hear you ask.  In a nutshell: the County Council’s huge landholdings and their desire to collaborate even more closely with the private sector …

Public sector must be more commercial

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Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

Franchise lawyers Manzoor Ishani and Leigh Head guide you through 10 steps when buying a food franchise     After selecting a franchise, there are a number of matters you should address before you open for business. This article gives you some of the required steps and the order in which they should be taken …

Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

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