• 19 APR 17
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    WHN makes egg-stra special donation

    WHN makes egg-stra special donation

    WHN Solicitors has hatched up a special Easter for local families after throwing its weight behind a charitable campaign. The law firm pledged its support by donating a flurry of chocolate eggs to Community CVS in Blackburn as part of its annual Easter giving campaign. Each year WHN donates chocolate eggs to a worthy cause

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    • 13 APR 17
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    National minimum wage: what the increase means for your business

    National minimum wage: what the increase means for your business

    The national minimum wage refers to the basic hourly rate of pay which workers must be paid based on their age. The rates of the national minimum wage increase each April to ensure workers across the UK are paid fairly. Employment law expert Amy Richardson explores the latest changes and explains what they mean for

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    • 12 APR 17
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    Business brains boost charity funds

    Business brains boost charity funds

    WHN Solicitors has thrown its weight behind two Lancashire charities, racking-up £1,870 following the success of its business quiz event. The quiz night, which pitted the wits of some of the county’s biggest business brains, has bolstered the charity coffers of The Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity and Headway. Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall joined forces

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    • 07 APR 17
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    Parents can be prosecuted for taking children on term-time holidays

    Parents can be prosecuted for taking children on term-time holidays

    Parents planning on taking their children abroad during school term-time need to rethink their holiday plans after a Supreme Court decision has ruled against the practice. The court has upheld an appeal by the Isle of Wight council and the Department for Education, reversing a former ruling that a father had not acted unlawfully by

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    • 05 APR 17
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    A landlord’s guide to forfeiting a commercial lease

    A landlord’s guide to forfeiting a commercial lease

    In the current economic climate, it is not uncommon for tenants to struggle to meet rental payments and fall into arrears. But what happens if you are a landlord and left in this precarious position? Here, Eleanor Cornthwaite explains what your rights are as a landlord and explores what you can do to reassert control

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