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Coronavirus: How Can We Help Your Business?

We appreciate these are difficult times for businesses, business owners and their staff, which is why we want to do what we can to help you through the challenging weeks ahead. With most businesses…

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The ABCs of Ts & Cs

The ABCs of Ts&Cs When Setting Up An Online Business

It might not be the most riveting part of starting an online business; however, when it comes to ensuring you get paid and do not encounter a cashflow crisis, defining robust terms and conditions…

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Restrictive Covenants in Franchise Agreements

Employment and Business Law Solicitors In the case of PSG Franchising Ltd v Lydia Darby Ltd [2012] the High Court enforced an ambiguously drafted restrictive covenant against an ex-franchisee.  The court preferred an interpretation…

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What Can I Do About Late Payers?

Business and Commercial Law The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 already provides for interest to be added to late payments under most commercial contracts, i.e. between two businesses, where your own terms of business…

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Director Disqualified for Nine Years for Breaching Ban

Business Law A couple who ran a domestic appliance service and repair business have been disqualified from acting as company directors. Michael and Caroline Brant ran SE Services Appliance Repairs Limited.  By acting as…

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Free Champagne

Hart Reade are offering the chance for one lucky reader to win a bottle of Champagne.  To be in with a chance of winning simply read through the email and answer the following question.  The Hart Reade Hailsham office…

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Hart Reade Hailsham

Hart Reade have been an important part of the Hailsham community for over 28 years. In 1984 a branch was established when the firm took over the long-established practice of John Holt and moved…

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Review of 2012

New Staff Hart Reade have welcomed a number of new members of staff this year to ensure that we continue to provide the highest levels of service to our clients at all times. Mary…

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East Sussex Women in Business Awards 2012

Hart Reade were proud sponsors of the 2012 East Sussex Women in Business Awards. The awards evening took place at The Cavendish Hotel on 21 September.  It was a superb and inspiring evening and…

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Solicitors Offering Value For Money

An independent survey by the Legal Service Consumer Panel (LSCP) has shown that consumers are increasingly satisfied with the value for money they received from solicitors.  Satisfaction with the outcome of work undertaken by…

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