If you are looking to sell your company this year, one of your New Year resolutions should have been to get the company in good shape for any prospective buyer. In the same way that you do not run a marathon without adequate preparation, preparing for a company sale can help to avoid a lot…

RALLI SOLICITORS LLP CLARIFIES THE NEW LAW ON CHILD CAR SEATS On 1 March 2017 new rules are being introduced across Europe that will change how backless booster seats (booster cushions) are made. The new rules mean that manufacturers aren’t allowed to introduce new models of backless booster seats for children shorter than 125cm or…

A defendant’s breach of contract or negligence can deprive a claimant of the opportunity to obtain a benefit and/or avoid a loss. In some cases loss of chance claims can be speculative and therefore uncertain as the Court has difficult job of considering how a third party would have acted in such circumstances. Polly Hill an Associate in our…

  Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) has proved to be an ongoing scandal affecting literally millions of people in the UK. An estimated 4 million homes had work done which was below standard and the extraction of inappropriate or badly injected insulation has in many cases resulted in further problems created by the very people who…

Visit our Absolute Business Care website by clicking on this button  What are you doing to protect your business? Operating a business can be costly and your assets require proper protection. From public liability insurance to building insurance, it is important to protect your business. There is often a budget and insurance policy to cover…

What is Legal Aid and how does it affect Criminal Law proceedings? Legal aid is designed by the government, to help those with limited means to pay for court proceedings. Although in recent years, there has been a sharp decline in the amount of legal aid distributed to those who need it, and charities like…

Under the terms of the new Trade Union Bill, employers could be given permission to break strikes by using agency workers. Current legislation, prevents employers from using agency staff as strikebreakers. Manchester employment law solicitors Ralli Solicitors LLP offer employment legal advice on this issue. The impact of such a change in the new Trade…

For an increasing number of employers, employees are requesting flexible working hours. Flexible working applications can include requests such as working from home, part-time working, flexi-time and reduction to hours. Employment law solicitors Manchester Ralli LLP have seen an increase in the number of clients seeking legal advice relating to such requests. From 30 June…

Employers should take note of the following legal changes to come into force in October. Employment law solicitors Manchester outline these outline these coming changes; – Mandatory modern slavery statements Slavery was abolished in the nineteenth century, but from October 2015, organisations carrying on business in the UK with a turnover above £36 million will…

With the national minimum wage rising to £6.70 next month and the newly rebranded national minimum Living Wage coming into force next year, it is important for employers to know where they stand and more importantly, what they can expect if they fail to pay the minimum wage due. In a package recently announced by…