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How to get bankers to say ‘yes’ to your real estate funding request

Our latest REAL (Real Estate Around London) in association with WMT accountants and LSH welcomed guest speaker John Gillen, Director of Natwest Real Estate Finance. REAL (Real Estate Around London) is a commercial property networking seminar aimed at professionals in the Herts, Beds and Bucks area and offers a forum for those in the sector to …

How to get bankers to say ‘yes’ to your real estate funding request

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Can shop workers refuse to work on a Sunday?

In the third of our series of post outlining matters of particular interest to the retail sector, we consider the right of workers to refuse to work on a Sunday. In the Days of Old Some of us can still remember the days when shops all used to close on Sundays and those shops that stayed …

Can shop workers refuse to work on a Sunday?

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The “Cabinet Catwalk” and dress code in the workplace

The recent reshuffle in David Cameron’s Cabinet has brought out the best and worst of the Press. As an example of the “worst” is the focus on the clothes of the new female Cabinet members, and the references to a “Cabinet Catwalk”. Twitter has been buzzing with comments about how unfair this is, and how …

The “Cabinet Catwalk” and dress code in the workplace

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Sun, fun, and sweaty retail solicitors – watch the video of the 2014 Elifar Challenge

A fine collection of athletes from Sherrards’ retail, litigation and commercial property teams took part in a day of rigorous physical and mental challenges at the recent Elifar Challenge, along with 19 other teams from across the retail sector.  See the official video below! On a hot June day, lawyers, architects, asset managers, developers, landlords, retailers, and …

Sun, fun, and sweaty retail solicitors – watch the video of the 2014 Elifar Challenge

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Deductions from Wages In Retail – Getting it Right

In the second of a series of retail law blog posts looking at legal matters of particular interest to the retail sector, our employment team focuses on making deductions from wages. Workers in the retail sector are among the lowest paid in the country. In our last retail post, we looked at the National Minimum Wage in the retail …

Deductions from Wages In Retail – Getting it Right

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Retail Focus: Minimum Wage

If you work in the Retail sector take note,  the Sherrards Employment Team have a series of blogs coming your way explaining all there is to know regarding employment law  in the retail sector. First we focus on the National Minimum Wage. Retail and Low Pay In their 2014 Report, the Low Pay Commission revealed that …

Retail Focus: Minimum Wage

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