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Business Brexit Checklist

A few businesses are already setting up subsidiaries in the UK and the EU to deal with many of the issues arising from Brexit. Whether you are already operating from the UK or managing a production line across the Channel, considering setting up or buying a business here, here are some tips to bear in …

Business Brexit Checklist

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Recruitment – how well do you really know who you are employing?

Jasmine Sudworth, employment solicitor at Sherrards examines how employers can tighten up their recruitment process in order to ensure that they end up with the right employee for the job. It is safe to say that the process of recruiting new employees can be both a time-consuming and costly process and so it is imperative …

Recruitment – how well do you really know who you are employing?

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Signing your life away…

Conveyancing Assistant at Sherrards, Gill Talbot, explains what being a witness to a legal document actually entails and examines typical examples of requests for signatures that you might come across. It seems obvious and easy to sign legal documents correctly, but the number of errors we see here at Sherrards solicitors is surprising….. The role …

Signing your life away…

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No terms, no matter

Are you a recruiter who has assisted a client who is now refusing to pay? Partner at Sherrards Solicitors, Barney Laurence explains how recruiters can still be owed a reasonable sum of money for services supplied, despite not having fees or terms of business agreed prior to the work being undertaken. Charging a fee when …

No terms, no matter

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Indemnity Insurance Policies de-mystified

As part of the due diligence process, your lawyer will investigate the title to the property held with the Land Registry, where registered, when the property is either being sold or leased.  This will include looking at physical alterations that have been carried out to the property and checking those against records held with the …

Indemnity Insurance Policies de-mystified

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Fit for habitation

Following the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 which came into force on 20 March 2019, residential accommodation rented to tenants, must be provided and maintained in a state fit for human habitation.  Therefore, a property must be brought up to a certain standard even where at the start of that tenancy there was …

Fit for habitation

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