Valentines Day is usually a day associated with love, chocolate, romance and maybe even a marriage proposal. If you are thinking of proposing, you may want to consider protecting your existing financial position by way of a prenuptial agreement. Arguments about finances are one of the major causes of marital breakdown and therefore it is(…)
Mrs F was visiting her local playground with her daughter and as she went on the Birds Nest Swing she caught her foot on the raised matting causing Mrs F injuries to her leg resulting in 3 fractures. The swing was also found to have been placed at the incorrect height. The Council have now(…)
The Home Office has a code of practice on preventing illegal working. This code sets out the checks that Employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working. The first code which came out in 2014, has now been updated and it provides that Employers may establish a statutory excuse(…)
One of our staff members is helping raise funds for this wonderful hedgehog rescue, based in West Yorkshire, to convert their garage into a hedgehog clinic. The rescue need to raise at least £354.00 for a new garage door plus other items which are required to get the clinic up and running. Any amount(…)
At Brearleys we love to hear Feedback on our services. Theses clients have made a carrot cake and some muffins and said:- “To Lorraine & team. Just wanted to say a massive “Thank you” for all your hard work on the sale of my apartment, I really do appreciate it, you are Fab!!! J, J & Mr(…)
Mrs B had gone to her local Tesco to do some shopping and as she was exiting the building a large sign blew over knocking the claimant over onto the ground. As a result of the Mrs B’s accident she sustained an injury to her back and arm. Tesco have now admitted responsibility for Mrs(…)
Mrs R was laid in bed at home relaxing when all of a sudden she heard a loud bang she came downstairs to investigate and found that a car had driven into the garden wall and had also hit the window of the house. Brearleys submitted a claim to the third party insurer’s on behalf(…)
Not everyone is ready to divorce when they separate, but still need to deal with and protect themselves in respect of the financial consequences of the breakdown of their marriage. This can be done by entering into what is a called a ‘Separation Agreement’ which is a formal document setting out the agreement reached in(…)
In a recent case it was decided that a worker does not automatically lose the accrued right to be paid annual leave because of a failure to ask for it, which means that even though the leave may not be requested, it will still accrue. This has important implications for the use it or lose(…)
If you are going through divorce proceedings you almost certainly will come across the term ‘consent order’ or “statement of information for a Consent Order” at some point, but what exactly does it mean? The term ‘consent order’ can refer to any type of court order agreed by the parties, for example an order setting(…)
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