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  1. The importance of preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney

    Martin Lewis of Money Saving Expert has recently stated that he considers making a Lasting Power of Attorney to be more important than preparing a Will, which is arguably correct. In summary, there are two types of Lasting Powers of Attorney; one covering financial decisions and one covering your health and care decisions. If you…

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  2. Complying with the new data protection regulations

    Jessica Cumming considers how charities can ensure their compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. Like all organisations which process personal data, charities must comply with data protection legislation. In light of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) from 25 May 2018, this is more…

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  3. Are you prepared should something happen to a key person in your business?

    A recently published report by Legal & General, following a survey of over 800 small and medium-sized businesses, reveals some worrying statistics. According to the report: over half of the business owners questioned have left no instructions in their Will or made any special arrangements regarding their shares; over half of the businesses surveyed did…

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  4. Debt Claims – A New Regime

    The 1 October 2017 will see the ‘Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims’ come in to force.   The protocol requires businesses (which includes public bodies) to follow a procedure prior to making a court claim to recover a debt from an individual.  Whilst one motive behind the protocol is to protect individual consumers, the protocol…

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  5. HRguardian

    To download a pdf of the HRguardian flyer, please follow the link Gordons HRGuardian 2017, or see below.   If you would like to know more about our Gordons HRguardian scheme and how it can benefit your business, please contact: Philip Paget, Head of Employment Law, on 0113 227 0212 or at philip.paget@gordonsllp.com Bryony Goldspink, Employment Law…

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  6. Is the Food and Drink Sector Prepared for Post-Brexit Britain?

    Mark Jones, food and drink expert at Gordons, looks at how the food and drink sector will deal with potential challenges post-Brexit. The triggering of Article 50 is impacting a wide range of UK industries, but the potential impact on the food and drink sector could be significant and if it is, businesses and consumers…

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  7. Leisure and hospitality venues set for a bumper summer

    Simon Mydlowski, leisure and hospitality partner at Gordons, looks at how venues and operators can take advantage of the bumper summer ahead.   The weakened pound has created uncertainty for many businesses and sectors in the UK, but at the same time it has created significant opportunities. A devalued currency is generally one reason for…

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  8. Will the General Election Provide a New Direction for the Retail Industry?

    Andy Brian, Head of Retail at Gordons, examines the BRC’s recommendations for the retail industry ahead of the General Election.   The snap General Election called by Prime Minister, Theresa May, has undoubtedly created opportunity among the uncertainty. Representatives from all industries are setting out their aspirations and objectives ahead of the June 8 vote,…

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  9. The Residence Nil Rate Band – traps and pitfalls

    The Residence Nil Rate Band (“RNRB”) is now with us. See Greg Dixon’s article “The residence nil rate band – time to review my estate planning?” for a summary of the new rules, but here we look briefly at some of the potential traps and pitfalls.   The property must have been the deceased’s residence…

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