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March 30, 2020 in News

Covid-19: Steps that directors should consider in fulfilling their duties

As part of their crisis management response to the Covid-19 crisis, Boards of Directors should take appropriate steps to safeguard their employees and mitigate their business risks going forward. Ideally,…

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March 17, 2020 in News

Covid-19: who bears the loss?

All the news is about Coronavirus and its dangers to people, society and, in third place, the economy. As well as human tragedies, we are facing unprecedented disruption to work…

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March 16, 2020 in News

Lesley Sullivan wins WIBA Outstanding Legal Services Personality of the Year Award 2020

Excello private client lawyer Lesley Sullivan has won the Downtown Women in Business Award (WIBA) for Outstanding Legal Services Personality of the Year 2020. The awards recognise the best female…

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March 4, 2020 in News

Property development expert Peter Marsden joins Excello Law in the North West

Property development and real estate lawyer Peter Marsden has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law in the North West, from his role as legal director and board director at Harrow…

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February 25, 2020 in News

Hampshire divorce and family lawyer Naomi Lelliott joins Excello Law

Naomi Lelliott, a divorce, family and collaborative lawyer based in Hampshire, has joined Excello Law from specialist family law practitioners, Sousa Law in Southampton. Naomi qualified in 2012, specialising in…

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February 13, 2020 in News

Unconscious bias – there must surely be a sell-by date on such justification?

The issue of equal pay for women is far from resolved. The Equal Pay Act 1970, first made it law that men and women should be paid and treated equally…

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January 28, 2020 in News

How a Supreme Court ruling can benefit push payment fraud victims

Authorised push payment fraud is becoming ever more sophisticated and increasingly prevalent in the UK: during the first half of 2019, Britons lost £207 million in these frauds, up by…

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January 28, 2020 in News

Implications for UK employers of points-based immigration system

Although their election manifesto was policy light, one Conservative pledge stood out: the introduction of ‘a firmer and fairer’ Australian-style points-based system to control immigration. Successful applicants (only the best…

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January 27, 2020 in News

Private client lawyer Lesley Sullivan shortlisted for Women in Business Awards 2020 – vote now!

Lesley Sullivan, a private client lawyer who joined us in Liverpool last autumn, has been shortlisted for the Downtown Women in Business Awards 2020 for Outstanding Legal Services Personality of…

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December 6, 2019 in News

Private client lawyer Emilda Morgans joins Excello Law in Sheffield

Emilda Morgans, a private client lawyer based in Sheffield, has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law.  Emilda has practised in the city since qualifying in 1993 and has worked as…

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November 14, 2019 in News

Employee, consultant, worker, director? Responsibility for worker tax status transfers to employers

Changes to the IR35 tax regime, in force for some time in the public sector, are being extended to private sector employers from 6 April 2020. IR35 Responsibility for deciding…

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November 14, 2019 in News

First disqualified director compensation order – banned directors can now be made to pay creditors

A director has been ordered to pay over £500,000 in compensation to creditors of a company who suffered from his misconduct, in the first compensation order made under the director…

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