Posts by: David Lomas

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Businesses facing Threats at Windows 2003 Deadline

With the added expense of upgrading, many UK businesses are choosing to continue using Windows Server 2003, despite Microsoft withdrawing...

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Homeowners hopes Dashed as Inheritance Tax Threshold stays Unchanged

Despite comments by the Prime Minister that suggested inheritance tax relief before the Autumn Statement, George Osborne made no major...

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Was the Holiday Pay Tribunal Result Bad for Business?

On November the 4th, Employment Appeal Tribunal (pay tribunal)ruled that employees’ overtime earnings should count towards their...

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Sony’s Plight Highlights Business Security Vulnerabilities 

It’s fair to say that 2014 did not end well for Sony. After reporting painful losses in its mobile division over the summer, they...

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Manchester Traffic Disruption boosts car servicing business

Just before the Autumn Statement, the government announced details for an ambitious road building project in the North West. As work...

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How will ‘Shared Parental Leave’ affect your business?

In order to usher in a new era of dual responsibility and flexibility in childcare, the Government’s ‘shared parental leave’ policy...

New Laws on Intestacy, How Important is Making a Will?

On the first of October, the government changed the laws governing the distribution of a person’s wealth in the absence of a will. With...

Energy Audits: An Opportunity for Schools and Businesses?

In September, the government published a final update on energy audits in its’ Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).  Schools...

Is stress costing your business

Studies Highlight the Cost of Stress for UK Business.

On Wednesday the 5th of November, people across the UK will be observing National Stress Awareness Day. As the event draws nearer,...

Strategies to Strengthen Start-Ups

Launching a new product or service can be very exciting – the concentration of social media marketing, web design and bringing in...