Good Life Show 2019

Following a very successful Good Life Show put on by Eastbourne Seniors Forum on 26th September at the new Welcome Building in Eastbourne we are pleased to announce the winner of the first prize of the hamper went to Bruce Falconer (pictured with our Practice Manager Grant Sanders). The Good Life Show covers a wide range of interests…

food allergies

Natasha’s law tackles sandwich labelling

Sandwich bars and cafes on the front line for food allergies labelling under new legislation New legislation will require direct sale food businesses to label all pre-packed products with a full list of ingredients highlighting any potential food allergies, in a move that will affect many small cafes and sandwich shops.  This marks a major…

tips jar

Do you have to share tips?

Restaurateurs and other hospitality sector businesses should not bank on Brexit delaying the Government’s plans for legislation designed to deal with tipping protocols.  In December last year the Government said it would introduce legislation as soon as possible to stop employers making deductions from tips and gratuities, including any so-called ‘administration’ charges which are often…

Victorian Terrace House Tenancy Fees

What are the new Tenancy Fees?

On 1st June this year, a new act came into force that has a profound effect on the rental market. It’s relevant not just for landlords and tenants, but for agencies that, to date, have made a very nice little living out of charging tenancy fees and administration costs for rentals. These fees have affected…

St Wilfrids Hospice Wills Talk

St Wilfrid’s Hospice Wills Talk

Stephen Rimmer Solicitors held another free seminar for the volunteers, staff and members of St Wilfrid’s Hospice today. We covered topics such as why making a Will is important, what needs to be considered when thinking about your Will, Inheritance Tax and Charities and Lastings Powers of Attorney. If you would like any make information on…

whistleblower

How is a whistleblower protected?

We all see things at work that we think, “Maybe that’s not the best way to do things.” However, it’s quite a leap from that point to becoming a full-on whistleblower. When things go past the ‘that’s not right’ stage and verge on the illegal, immoral, or just downright inept, then who steps up to…

lottery financial scam

How to spot a financial scam

A ‘scam’ is a slang term used to mean personal fraud. This usually comes in the form of a communication that convinces us to part with our money to claim a reward or help someone in trouble. We’ve all been affected by a scam at some point in our life, though fortunately most of us…

girl in school uniform holding books

What is the law on school uniform?

It’s nearly time for the kids to go back to school, and for parents, this can be a very expensive time of the year. Not only are there all the usual essentials to buy, but also those big-ticket purchases, like a new school uniform. School Dress Codes The majority of schools in the UK have…