legal aid

Is the government actually listening for once?

The government has put plans forward in parliament to add on an extra £23million for criminal defence advocacy fees. The Ministry of Justice has also announced that it will launch a wide-ranging review of criminal legal aid payments, too. The news has been welcomed by The Law Society, and by the legal profession in general,…

ISO 9001 Management Systems B&W logo

Stephen Rimmer LLP passes ISO9001 reaccreditation

Stephen Rimmer LLP are pleased to confirm that we have been reaccredited with the ISO9001:2015 certified Quality Management System. This is the standard that provides guidance and tools for companies and organisations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet their clients requirements, and that quality is consistently reviewed and improved on.…

trading standards

Price wars: How not to become a casualty

Competition in retail is at an all-time high, with even the big names on the high street struggling under the endless weight of overhead-free online retail. Combine that with a consumer base that has a more discerning eye for a bargain and an ever-tightening belt, with continuing worries of economic uncertainty – and it’s no…

parking offences

Parking Tickets: Your Questions Answered

Knowing where you can and can’t park can be a little tricky. Get it right and you shouldn’t have any problems. Get it wrong and you face the dreaded parking ticket or, even worse, getting towed. To make things a little easier we’ve highlighted everything you need to know and put it in one convenient…

Constructive Dismissal

Constructive Dismissal: a guide

If you think you’re the victim of constructive dismissal, then you’re in the right place. We’ve put together a guide to tell you exactly what constructive dismissal is, and how you can deal with the consequences of what can be a very stressful situation. Who’s to blame? What can you do if you feel forced…