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When is the right time to settle a claim?

March 28, 2016 11:00 am

Settling out of court is something that people often seek to do, especially larger companies. Keeping things out of court is often beneficial because it means fewer costs, companies can avoid bad PR and it can also mean people get the compensation they are seeking. However, it is important to know when is the right time to settle and when taking it to court may be the better option. A settlement may not necessarily mean an apology One thing that is important to make clear...
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What to be aware of when considering legal representation

March 21, 2016 11:00 am

When you think about someone legally representing you this means that when you are in court there is a person speaking on your behalf who is supposed to put your case forward. Therefore, it is vital to make sure you know you are getting the right person. The firm As with any form of service, experience makes a big difference – a well- established firm with experienced legal representatives is more likely to represent you effectively than a company that is only just set up...
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Legal issues around Contractors

March 18, 2016 11:00 am

When you run a business there is a lot to consider – you have to weigh up costs, employees and marketing. However, there are a few big legal issues that you need to be aware of and here are the top 10 that you really need to keep an eye on! 1. Who owns the company? You may say “me”. However, you have to decide the structure of your business, how investors can come in and what the set up will be as this will...
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Are you really entitled to compensation?

March 14, 2016 11:00 am

You have probably seen adverts asking “Have you been in an accident?” and telling you about how “you could be entitled to compensation.” What we are going to look at today is what this means and in what scenarios you could be entitled to compensation. How you can tell Quite simply, compensation exists as a means of repaying you for something you have missed out on. The term has received a bit of bad press lately and it is somewhat misunderstood – while it is...
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Top 10 legal issues businesses should be aware of

March 7, 2016 11:00 am

When you run a business there is a lot to consider – you have to weigh up costs, employees and marketing. However, there are a few big legal issues that you need to be aware of and here are the top 10 that you really need to keep an eye on! 1. Who owns the company? You may say “me”. However, you have to decide the structure of your business, how investors can come in and what the set up will be as this will...
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