Top tips to avoid tribunal terrors

In over 25 years in law, I have rarely come across an employer who didn't have a good reason for wanting to dismiss an employee.  I deal daily with sound reasonable business owners, whose decisions to dismiss staff are almost always supported by good, sound, reasonably reasons.  After all, if you have a good member […]

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Is there such a thing as a free lunch?

We’ve all been there. We’ve all had a guy say he’ll call us, or had a girl say “it’s not you, its me”. We’ve all had our hearts broken by people who have made false promises to us, or misled others by saying we’re willing to go out with them when we’d rather watch paint […]

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These words might give you indigestion!

My 9 year old son and I were having breakfast this morning in our usual cafe.  A group of men I recognise from other mornings came in, and sat close by, and began a very loud conversation.  This is not uncommon.  It’s also not uncommon for them to use horrible language which I find unnecessary […]

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Kleyman & Co. Business Law Guides

Release of new Business Law Guides Kleyman & Co are delighted to announce the release of their business law guides, starting with a general overview of everything you need to know about setting up your own business.  To compliment this, we have an essential guide to help you with your cash flow in the form […]

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Getting married is no longer a job for life

Given up your career to raise your children and hope to be supported by your ex-spouse indefinitely? Think again. Once upon a time a woman who got married and had children could expect her husband to support her for the rest of her life, even if they got divorced. However, a recent landmark case has […]

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Worker or Employee – Do you know the difference?

If you don’t know the difference between a worker and an intern, it could be very expensive. HMRC are clamping down on people who describe temporary staff as interns, who do not need to be paid, when they are really workers, who must receive at least minimum wage. Heavy fines await those who get it […]

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An entrepreneurs guide to employing people from abroad

An Entrepreneurs guide to employing people from abroad   I was asked to write an idiots guide to immigration but you are not idiots.  If you are employing staff then you are hard working entrepreneurs, probably running small business and trying hard to keep your head above a tidal wave of red tape and taxation.  […]

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Stephanie was recently interviewed by Adele Mclay of Success Leadership Limited

Stephanie was recently interviewed by Adele Mclay of Success Leadership Limited.   Link to full interview   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w39kOCT0X_Y&feature=youtu.be&inf_contact_key=4ad28258fc4003b3efdaf8465389874c35c6eb84d7f538eac4fcb2b67efdde2a   During the interview they discussed:-   The risks many entrepreneurs often unwittingly take in business. For example if you are in business with another person, is the business correctly structured so that if you go your […]

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I know I do long hours but this is ridiculous!

Like most people who run their own business, I work long hours – early morning meetings and late nights at events.  On average I estimate that I do around a 60-70 hour week, but that's my choice. Many people probably assume that as there are laws saying we should be working a maximum of a […]

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