Having a contract in writing: why you need one and why it's a good investment

Many business deals are concluded by “Gentleman’s Agreements”. These can work for people and businesses - until there is an issue or uncertainty. Unfortunately, deals and relationships in business can, and do, go wrong for many reasons....

Is your local under threat of closure?

The Localism Act 2011 could help save your local pub!  It transfers power from central government to a local authority level and involves individuals, communities and local councils. This Act gives the right to bid for and purchase local land that...

Football transmission 'kicks' pub licensees into court

Two pub licensees have been tried and convicted of breaching copyright laws and fined for their efforts. The individuals concerned were involved in a large scale trial for showing foreign satellite football on their premises. The licensees are among 26...