Posted: Author: Shelley White

Is it all doom and gloom with insolvency fees?

Co-authored by Shelley White (Solicitor, Dispute resolution) and Mike Pavitt (Head of Corporate restructuring & insolvency). New insolvency fees and deposits introduced on 21 July 2016 From 21 July 2016, insolvency fees for bankruptcy and company insolvency are set to change. This is the outcome from the funding review the Insolvency Service has undertaken with… Read more »

Posted: Author: David Roath

Brexit – So what next for employers?

 Since the outcome of the Brexit referendum, I have been through a variety of emotions ranging from shock to anger to despair. I have decided that enough is enough and after 3 days of this, it’s time to set these emotions aside and get on with dealing with whatever is coming our way. As employment lawyers,… Read more »

Posted: Author: Nick Vaughan

The property aspects of academy conversion

Property transfer As part of the conversion process, it is recommended for schools to gain advice from solicitors about the transfer of property to their academy trust. How this works in practice will depend on the category of the existing school. As a general rule, for community schools, where property is currently owned by the local authority,… Read more »