Bryan & Armstrong are delighted to welcome Samantha Sanders into our Partnership, from the 1st January 2022. She is a fabulous addition to our management team, bringing with her a wealth of experience, wonderful attitude and outstanding professionalism.
Papa John's fined It is fair to say that the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (the Regulations) do not sound that exciting, and it is hard to see what they have to do with pizza. However, these regulations sit alongside the Data Protection Act and the UK GDPR. Together they contain specific rules on, [...]
Being a worker matters Much has been written in recent times about the 'gig economy' and, in particular, the status of those working within it. A government report in 2018 found that roughly 2.8 million people (4.4% of the population of Great Britain) had worked in the gig economy in the preceding 12 months. [...]
Right to rent checks Before a landlord can rent out a residential property in England, they must check that the tenant or lodger has the 'right to rent'. Before the start of a new tenancy, the landlord must check all tenants aged 18 and over even if: they are not named on a tenancy [...]
Ground rents Many owners of houses have found themselves at the sharp end of the effect of some archaic land law principles in recent years. Most people who buy a flat in a block expect to be buying a long lease of the flat. However, many people buying a house did not expect to [...]
National Minimum Wage The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to. The National Living Wage (NLW) is higher than the NMW - workers get it if they are over 23. It does not matter how small an employer is, they still have to pay the [...]
Charity giving A will is a document by which someone specifies to whom they would like their assets to pass on their death and the people they would like to administer their estate. Many people also use a will to legitimately arrange their affairs in the most tax effective way possible. A large number [...]