With Brexit now officially ‘done’, you could be forgiven for thinking that the rest of the year is likely to be somewhat less eventful. However, with a number of major legislative changes afoot impacting business owners, homeowners and savvy investors alike, and the Spring Budget yet to be announced, it is fair to say that may not be the case.
Do you know what the legal phrase “without prejudice” means?, Rob Stubbs, Head of Dispute Resolution at Banner Jones said, “This is a term that is used by lawyers and is often misused by litigants when they communicate with the people with whom they are in dispute prior to involving their solicitor”.
Whilst the end of the calendar year can often prove busy from an operational perspective within many organisations spanning many sectors, for business owners and decision makers the period leading up to the financial year end is usually the most demanding.
Running a business can be tough at the best of times, but things can feel particularly fraught when the unexpected hits.
Things out of your control can have a detrimental effect to your success and although you may not want to think of the worst-case scenario – including extreme flooding, as has been the case in recent weeks across North Derbyshire and South Yorkshire – planning for every eventuality could help keep disruption to a minimum and allow you to resume operations sooner rather than later.
Here, our Business Services Solicitor, Ian Osborn, talks about what measures you should put in place to ensure that your business is protected if it is affected by flooding in the future.
Derbyshire-based law firm Banner Jones has donated more than £250 to Ashgate Hospice thanks to the fundraising efforts of running trio, Clayton, Lauren and Kareena who swapped their suits for trainers to take part in the year’s Redbrik Chesterfield Half Marathon.