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Cameron named Apprentice of the Year

Lewis Barr
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Cameron Hearn was named Dorset’s Apprentice of the Year at the Dorset Chamber Awards on Wednesday. He was presented his award by the Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset, Angus Campbell in an awards ceremony at the impressive new Superior Seals Academy in...

The Queen's Speech: Everything Landlords need to know

William Bartley
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In the recent Queen’s Speech, plans were outlined for the Renters Reform Bill. This included an update on the abolition of Section 21 evictions and when we might see it. Will Bartley summarises the Queen’s Speech; outlining the key takeaways for landlords.

How to deal with a Restrictive Covenant on a Property

Patsy Whitford
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In this article, Commercial Property Solicitor Patsy Whitford looks at the implications of having a restrictive covenant on a property that you own or are looking to buy.

Patsy goes on to outline what happens when a covenant is breached and discusses how you can remove a covenant from your property.

Frettens' continuing growth marked by the addition of new partner

Lee Young
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Wills and Tax Partner James Hammersley is the latest addition to the firm. James will be working in our Christchurch office, bringing a wealth of experience both to the wills department and the leadership team.

'Workplace banter' lawsuits at an all-time high

Chris Dobbs
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In this article, Chris Dobbs looks at the rise in 'workplace banter' references in tribunal cases. Chris discusses to what extend certainbehaviour is considered 'banter' and looks at the risks of relying on 'banter' in court.

Working with Leisure Businesses - Advice for Insolvency Practitioners

Malcolm Niekirk
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In his latest Coffee Break Briefing webinar, Frettens’ own Insolvency Guru Malcolm Niekirk looked at leisure businesses.

This is the summary of that briefing where Malcolm discusses the issues that are affecting leisure businesses and what IPs need to consider when working with businesses in the sector.

What would happen to my children if I was to die without a will?

James Hammersley
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As a parent, you’ll want to make sure that your children will be well looked after and cared for after your death.

In this article, Wills & Tax Partner Lee Young discusses how you can ensure that this is the case and that your children are taken care of according to your wishes.

What would happen to my children if I were to die without a will?

Lee Young
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As a parent, you’ll want to make sure that your children will be well looked after and cared for after your death.

In this article, Wills & Tax Partner Lee Young discusses how you can ensure that this is the case and that your children are taken care of according to your wishes.

What is a detriment in a victimisation claim?

Paul Burton
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The EAT recently cleared up what a detriment is in a victimisation claim.

Paul Burton discusses the implications of this definition for employers and looks at how they can deal with and mitigate such claims.

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