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Re-accreditation of Conveyancing Quality Scheme

Stephen Rimmer LLP are pleased to confirm that we have been re-accredited with the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme certification. CQS was created by the Law Society to encourage best practice amongst conveyancing solicitors. It is designed to give buyers, sellers and lenders confidence in their dealings with an accredited firm. Stephen Rimmer LLP was…

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Pride month – an update on LGBTQ+ rights at work

June is Pride month, when the LGBTQ+ community celebrates with a series of events. It’s a joyful and fun time, but it’s also a protest – there are still battles to be fought, especially when it comes to discrimination in the workplace. Nobody should be made to feel uncomfortable because of their sexual orientation whether…

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A rocky road to freedom of expression

Two recent tribunal claims highlight the challenge for employers in safely navigating personal expression by employees in the workplace.   A hospital nurse who discussed her Christian views with patients, offering a bible to one and advising another that his survival prospects would be improved if he prayed to God, was fairly dismissed for improper proselytising,…

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What is a Temporary Events Notice?

School and village fetes seem to be an essential part of English summers. There’s nothing nicer than wandering around, dodging the inevitable rain showers, checking out the amusingly shaped vegetables, munching on a pie and watching two teams drag each other around a field in a Tug o’ War contest. For organisers, though, there’s much…

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MIAM – what you need to know about family mediation

Family breakups are, without doubt, one of the most stressful and upsetting processes anyone can go through. This is particularly true if there are children involved, and/or the separation is not amicable. Divorce can be a long, drawn-out process that can also hit your finances hard, especially if every communication is done through a solicitor.…