The Government is to change the law to allow opposite-sex couples to to enter into civil partnerships, the Prime Minister has announced. The Government said extending them to opposite-sex couples in England and Wales would provide greater security for those who wanted legal recognition for their relationship but did not want to get married For(…)
The government have consulted independent legal experts to sweep away the current uncertainty surrounding the legality of electronic signatures. The government have published early conclusions which make it clear that electronic signatures can now be used on formal contracts in English law. The commission has also laid out possible steps which could boost business by(…)
Maternity Cover Required. Brearleys Solicitors are looking to recruit an experienced conveyancer which will be initially to cover maternity leave with the possibility of a long term position. You will be confident in all aspects of conveyancing from initial instructions through to post completion. You will have experience in handling a full case to include(…)
The temperatures might well have been dropping recently, and it has certainly been time to turn up the central heating a few degrees, but spare a thought for the residents of Oymyakon. This village in Siberia holds the perhaps unenviable record as being the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth. The residents are a hardy(…)
Can you remember when your MOT is due? Well there is no reason to forget as you can sign up to receive a reminder by text or email 1 month before its due by going to the following website and entering either your phone number or email address. www.gov.uk/mot-reminder
Staff from our offices recently went on their 1st aid refresher training with the lovely people at St John’s ambulance in Ossett. We had a fun day getting to grips with bandages, learning some new techniques and refreshing our memory of previously learnt ones. But whilst it was a fun day, it was also a(…)
The countdown is on to this year’s Batley Christmas lights switch on celebration. This year, after the Council were no longer able to fund and organise it, the event the switch on is brought to you by Batley Business Association with sponsorship support from Fox’s biscuits and Creative Scene. And there is certainly plenty going(…)
There is nothing wrong with fun in the workplace. It should be encouraged. There is also nothing wrong with a joke between colleagues, but, and at the risk of sounding like the (anti)fun police, as long as it is within reason, and sensible. Unfortunately, and as Mr N found out, sometimes a joke can go(…)
We all experience stress in our lives. Mostly we deal with this without too much difficulty – if with a few choice words!! or banging our head against the wall. Sometimes though stress can lead to something a lot more serious, it can cause psychiatric illness, especially depression. Miss H unfortunately has first hand experience(…)
We are delighted to be running our volunteers and the law seminar again on 03 May 2017 for Volunteering Kirklees and Business in the Community. This free to attend course covers various topics relevant to volunteer co-ordinators, groups of volunteers and those connected with the third sector. From who is a volunteer, through legal rights(…)
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