These days more and more people are spending time abroad, whether they are overseas on business, trying to build a new life in a different country or just taking a long trip.
There are plenty of reasons a parent might want to take their child abroad for an extended period, or even indefinitely. However, if... Read More →
Croft Myl is the latest winner of Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award. Based in Halifax, Croft Myl offers flexible office space packages to suit all kinds of businesses. Husband and wife team, Brian and Vicky Nolan bought the Myl in 2015 after spotting a gap in the market when searching for premises for... Read More →
The government has recently released guidance for businesses in the event that the UK and the EU do not agree a Brexit deal.
The UK has set a target to leave the EU on 29 March 2019, but despite negotiations continuing between the UK and EU, the government has issued guidance to assist businesses to prepare... Read More →
September is traditionally a time of new beginnings, with children off to school or university and parents back to work, but for many couples, the end of summer can spell the end of marriage.
Lawyers often talk about ‘divorce day’ in January and report a similar surge when summer holidays are over, and... Read More →
Trans campaigners are hoping for a simpler path to legal recognition of gender change following the government’s announcement that it is reviewing the process. Elsewhere, the High Court has set an important precedent on the right to respect for non-gendered identity, marking a milestone in civil rights... Read More →
Now that GDPR has been in force for a number of months, we thought it was time to take a look at how it’s affecting businesses. Are companies struggling to keep up? What impact have the regulations had on digital services? Are we likely to see organisations punished with large fines in the future? Here, we take a... Read More →
On Tuesday 16th October I will be presenting my first Employment Law Update Seminar at Eaton Smith!
The event will begin at 8am at our offices with refreshments and breakfast sandwiches, with the presentations following shortly after.
Presented by myself and Stuart Johnson of ActionCOACH, this... Read More →
An electrical and fire safety testing company based in Halifax are the latest winners of Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award.
Circuit Electrical Testing specialise in the management of maintenance programmes for portable appliances and fixed electrical installations. Back in 2007, brothers Brian and... Read More →
In recent months, there has been a growing interest in the way businesses are using a particular type of insolvency prevention procedure – known as a Company Voluntary Agreement – to reduce the amount they’re paying to landlords. Here, we explore the issue and look at the way retailers in particular are... Read More →
Claims for incorrectly handled property rental deposits are soaring and landlords should be alert to the danger and ensure they or their agents are complying with the legal requirements, if they want to avoid high penalties.
According to figures from insurers, the number of claims relating to deposits... Read More →
Smith Brothers (Contracting) Ltd is the latest winner of Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award. The Huddersfield-based family business was established in 1999 to provide a range of turnkey power engineering services. Smith Brothers has established a specialist reputation in its market and works with many large... Read More →