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EORI numbers post-Brexit: are EU prepared?

EORI numbers post-Brexit: are EU prepared?

Most people have never heard of EORI numbers, and many will never need to. Now is the time to learn: your business may need to register for one when the UK leaves the customs union on 31 December 2020. Current position Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers are unique customs ID for businesses. They […]

EVENT: Tech Start-up Breakfast (5th March 2020)

EVENT: Tech Start-up Breakfast (5th March 2020)

Blaser Mills Law and NatWest are teaming up to bring you a Tech Start-Up Breakfast, which aims to equip you with the knowledge of the trends, opportunities and risks within the tech and data sector. Neil Bellamy, National Head of TMT & Services at NatWest will be discussing the lessons we can learn to anticipate […]

EVENT: IR35 changes to off-payroll rules – Don’t be an (April) fool (3rd March 2020)

EVENT: IR35 changes to off-payroll rules – Don’t be an (April) fool (3rd March 2020)

With reform to IR35 off-payroll working rules being applied to the private sector from 6th April 2020, it is important that organisations are aware of how these changes will affect the course of their business. This seminar, running in conjunction with Advanced Resource Managers (ARM Recruitment) and MIA, aims to equip businesses, including recruiters, with […]

EVENT: IR35 changes to off-payroll rules – Don’t be an (April) fool (10th March 2020)

EVENT: IR35 changes to off-payroll rules – Don’t be an (April) fool (10th March 2020)

With reform to IR35 off-payroll working rules being applied to the private sector from 6th April 2020, it is important that organisations are aware of how these changes will affect the course of their business. This seminar, running in conjunction with Buckinghamshire Business First, aims to equip businesses with knowledge of the changes being implemented […]

Stop saying your prayers: ‘Act of God’ clauses and how to use them

Stop saying your prayers: ‘Act of God’ clauses and how to use them

Coronavirus, bushfires, and Brexit. We call disruptive events like these ‘force majeure’ events, or ‘Acts of God’. Other examples may include war, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, government action, computer viruses and strikes. These are unforeseeable events outside of our control, which can delay, hinder or prevent us from fulfilling a contract. Force majeure clauses The […]

London Legal Walk 2020

London Legal Walk 2020

We are excited to announce that we are once again taking part in the London Legal walk on Monday 8th June 2020. The annual event involves over 15,000 people taking on a 10k walk for justice, which raised a record breaking total of £890,000 in 2019. The London Legal walk runs every year, with the […]

Brexit and your Intellectual property – from EU to Clones …. Business as usual?

Brexit and your Intellectual property – from EU to Clones …. Business as usual?

After years of uncertainty and political turmoil, the Withdrawal Agreement has finally been ratified confirming the UK’s departure from the EU today. Ultimately, this departure will have an important impact on owners of intellectual property (IP). For clients with trade-marks or designs that are registered with European IP agencies, the shift in the UK’s relationship […]

Are Your Business Terms Brexit Ready

Are Your Business Terms Brexit Ready

With Brexit looming, business owners are being urged to review and modify, their T&Cs and contract so they are equipped to face the changes ahead. Businesses have been playing a guessing game for almost four years in trying to prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union. However, after the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) […]

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions on Divorce

Pensions are often one of the largest assets in a divorce case and many clients’ pension funds exceed the current Life Time Pension Allowance. The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the overall limit of tax privileged pension funds a member can accrue during their lifetime, before a Lifetime Allowance tax charge applies. The standard LTA is currently £1,055,000 (2019-2020).   On divorce or separation, it is important that you […]

GDPR: Where are we now?

GDPR: Where are we now?

On 25th May 2018, the European Data Protection Board [EDPB] launched its new GDPR legislation. With clear guidelines to increase consumer data protection combined with very clear consequences should businesses breach this ruling, GDPR was a trending term both online and offline last spring. Where many businesses invested time and resource into revising all processes […]