Legal

Brexit for Business

May 8, 2018 |

It is now less than a year before the UK leaves the EU. There are still an awful lot of decisions which need to be taken by the government before then. At the present time, we still do not know …

Changes to auto enrolment pension schemes

April 6, 2018 |

On 6th April 2018 the minimum contribution for automatic enrolment will increase. This could mean a change in the total you’re contributing to your pension. These changes aim to help ensure that all workers have a sufficient pension when they …

What are Limited Liability Partnerships?

June 10, 2016 |

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) were introduced by the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA 2000), with the aim of providing partners with more protection from liability.  Many partnerships and LLPs are professional firms such as Solicitors and Accountants. The LLP …

Conversion to LLP

June 1, 2016 |

We are pleased to announce that Hawkins Ryan Solicitors will convert into a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) later this year. Traditionally, firms of Solicitors are partnerships – associations of individuals with the common view to running a business together.  More …

Banning Visible Tattoos in the Workplace

November 16, 2012 | ,

Most workplaces will have a dress code specifying what standard of dress and appearance is required of their employees.  This may involve a uniform or a general policy such as ‘smart office wear’.  However, problems may arise in relation to …