Commercial And Business Services Articles
From today businesses have the flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part time.
Lawson-West’s experienced commercial solicitor, David Heys, outlines some of the questions facing business owners with post-lockdown premises issues; many seek to change their lease or vacate their premises.
Lawson-West Managing Director, David Heys, comments on the recent BBC article about successful businesses who all started in a recession. What can we learn from them?
The Government's CBILS business financial support scheme has had nearly 100,000 applications and Bounce Back Loan applications nearly 1,000,000 applications during Coronavirus
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced on Monday 27th April new support for small and medium-sized businesses with the new “Bounce Back” loan
What Support Is Available to My Business, and How Do I Access It? The Government has introduced a number of new business support schemes to help UK businesses to keep afloat. Lawson-West highlights and explains them all in this easy document.
In his latest article, David Heys explores the importance of properly drafted legal paperwork and shares some of his experiences that highlight the risks of cutting corners.
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David Heys identifies a few of the Hard Brexit choices that business owners may need to face in the coming months.
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A recently concluded case, Bates v Post Office Ltd, has brought into question the efficacy of the contracts between sub-postmasters and the Post Office, in terms of their implied duty of good faith in ‘relational’ contracts. In a landmark case which concluded in recent days, the High Court has ruled that sub-postmasters' contracts with the Post Office were "relational contracts", in which there was an implied obligation of good faith.
The UK’s Electronic Communications Code (ECC) has been updated a number of times in recent months, to support the government’s broadband ambitions. The 2017 Electronic Communications Code came into force on the 28th December 2017, giving telecommunications operators statutory rights to install and operate electronic communications apparatus on, under or over land in connection with the provision of their network.
In June 2016, the UK referendum on EU membership was taken and the UK voted, by a narrow margin, to exit the EU. On the 29th March 2017, the UK Government served formal notice under Article 50 of The Treaty on European Union to terminate the UK’s membership of the EU.
8 months since the new GDPR regulations were enforced, Google has been hit with a £44m fine over their breach of the rules. Google are the first tech giant to be fined to such an extent, but this is not surprising when you consider that they are one of the biggest handlers and processors of personal data.
The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on Friday 29th March 2019 and negotiations about the future relations between the UK and the EU are currently underway. Trade, travel and security are the main items on the agenda and it is hoped that an agreement on how these areas will be managed post-Brexit will soon be reached.