News, Articles & Events

National Minimum Wage

Employers who fail to pay the minimum wage face an automatic penalty of between £100 and £5,000

Paternity Leave

The current economic situation has led the Government to postpone plans to allow fathers to claim up to 6 months paternity leave

Phoenix from the Ashes?

With more and more companies being forced to consider insolvency procedures, creditors have become increasingly concerned by the widespread practice of ‘pre-pack’ administration.

Intellectual Property

Financial cost and a lack of awareness are the two main barriers small businesses face when dealing with intellectual property.

Cool Runners

On Sunday 14th June, fourteen of Blaser Mills’ finest athletes took part in the Wargrave 2009 10k Charity Road Run.

Debt Recovery

The latest update to the Civil Procedure Rules have introduced new measures, effective from 6th April this year, regarding the pre-action conduct of parties to a disputed claim.

Moratorium on Employment Law

According to a survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce, the UK’s smallest firms are finding it difficult to cope with the constantly changing demands of employment law.

Marathon Man

Steve Bennett, Managing Partner at Blaser Mills, completed the Flora London Marathon on 26th April in 4 hours and 13 minutes.

Insolvency Crackdown

Creditors may draw some comfort though from a crackdown on insolvency procedures that came into force on 1 January. Administrators must now disclose detailed information to creditors…

Employment Act 2008

The much anticipated Employment Act 2008 – which comes into force in April 2009 – will repeal the unpopular statutory dispute resolution procedures…