personal injury

When a Treasure hunt could land you in hot water

A recent campaign by Cadbury that encourages people to go treasure hunting has highlighted a problem that landowners across the country are facing – illegal metal detecting. It may seem like the plot from the whimsical BBC2 comedy Detectorists, and therefore relatively harmless, but the damage unlicensed metal detecting causes to fragile archaeological sites is…

selling a company

Change of use – what’s the process?

In a perfect world, you would be able to convert a commercial property from one type of business to another without having to jump through too many hoops or get tangled up in too much red tape. Unfortunately, though, this world is far from perfect, and a change of use can involve a surprising amount…

children home alone

New Divorce Law to end blame game

You will, no doubt, have heard seen in the news that there is to be a new divorce law which, thankfully, has nothing whatsoever to do with Brexit and the UK divorcing the EU. The purpose of the new law is to take away the resentment between the parties in respect of the divorce process…

hugging workplace

When does a hug become unacceptable behaviour?

Physical contact in the workplace is a very high-profile topic among bosses, workers, and HR departments at the moment. On the back of two very public controversies, where men in positions of power got a little bit too ‘touchy-feely’ with their staff, the current default position is one that appears to say that touching, in…