Amy Alexander, trainee solicitor at law firm Dundas & Wilson, helps retailers get in shape for the Olympics and advises how they can best manage their teams and time Whether cheering Usain Bolt in the Olympic stadium; watching Sir Chris
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In the third in a trio of articles focused on opportunities in retail property, Darina Kerr, partner in the real estate team at UK law firm Dundas & Wilson, on why shopping centre entertainment must be relevant to the retail
Law firm Olswang reports its property team has been busy buying and selling shopping centres in cities across the north of England and has invested nearly half a billion pounds on behalf of its clients in the last 12 months.
Stuart Adams, partner and global head of enforcement at IP specialist law firm Rouse, advises retailers on the top five IP pitfalls they must avoid during London 2012 “Retailers should be only too well aware by now there are a
In the second in a trio of articles focused on opportunities in retail property, Deborah Wales, senior associate in the real estate team at UK law firm Dundas & Wilson, claims recession has spawned retail diversity in UK shopping centres A
Lucy Herbert, pensions manager at resident law firm, DWF, advises retailers on the legal ramifications of new pension auto-enrolment regulations launching in October 2012 In October 2012 the UK will see the roll out of pension auto-enrolment across the country.
In the first in a trio of articles focused on opportunities in retail property, Simon Porter, assistant in the real estate team at UK law firm Dundas & Wilson, focuses on UK high streets Always open with a bold statement
Currently, most landlords in Scotland receive 100% relief from business rates for empty properties when these become vacant. After three months this relief is reduced to 50% and stays at 50% until a new tenant moves in. This week the
Our resident business law firm, DWF, provides retailers with topical legal advice. Here Kevin Feehan and James Haddleton, retail specialists at DWF, advise retailers on the measures they can take to deal with anti-social behaviour in their stores Since their
Leading North West accountancy firm, Mitchell Charlesworth, is urging retailers to be aware of looming changes to payroll law. HMRC is trialling a new system called Real Time Information (RTI) to improve the operation of Pay As You Earn (PAYE). Ken
Draft legislation is the latest indication of flawed government strategy on energy efficient lighting, according to LED specialist OCG Lighting Draft legislation drawn up by the European Commission proposes low voltage halogens be banned from next year as part of the
Carl Dyer, retail partner at law firm Thomas Eggar, claims attacking the growth of bookmakers and betting shops on UK high streets is shortsighted in the current economic climate This week’s prediction by the Local Data Company high street vacancies
Darina Kerr, partner in the real estate team at law firm, Dundas & Wilson, considers the likelihood of retail landlords taking enforcement action against defaulting tenants and pulling the plug after a rather disappointing Christmas trading period “After a tough
Our resident business law firm, DWF, provides retailers with topical legal advice. Here Kevin Feehan, senior recoveries manager in DWF’s banking and finance group, explores the measures retailers can put in place to reduce the threat of theft The BRC’s
Innovative landlords in the UK will see the Boxpark pop-up mall in Shoreditch, London, as an example of what can be achieved by a creative approach to retail letting. Simon Porter, assistant in the Real Estate team at UK law firm
Hamish Forbes, assistant in the real estate team at national law firm Dundas & Wilson, advises retailers on crowd control in the holiday shopping season The post-Christmas sales rush sees thousands of bargain hunters hit the shops. From a commercial
Retail Times has teamed up with business law firm, DWF, to launch a legal advice column for retailers. In the first edition, Hilary Ross, head of retail at DWF, explores the responsibility for clearing common areas around stores from snow
Duncan Vaughan, associate, corporate & commercial, at business law firm DWF, claims retail store cards could provide a more accurate snapshot of the population than the Office for National Statistics’ 10-yearly census After the Office for National Statistics recently admitted
The Law Society has launched a dedicated telephone helpline to direct the victims of the riots to pro bono or free legal advice. Working in collaboration with its partner charity LawWorks and individual law firms, the Law Society said it
Too many first aid kits in UK workplaces are missing essential equipment, which is putting employees at risk and means employers are breaking the law, according to workplace equipment provider Slingsby. Under The Health and Safety Offences Act all workplaces
Workplace equipment provider Slingsby claims businesses have more responsibility than ever before to protect their employees’ personal details as cases of identity theft continue to rise and fraudsters go to extreme lengths to find victims. A recent study from the