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UK's Strangest Laws - Fact or Myth?

Have a look at some of the weirdest laws we could find in the UK - are they fact or myth?  

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Why you need a shareholders' agreement when starting your business

It's common for entrepreneurs to go into business without planning contingencies for the future. Being driven and enthusiastic in your mindset is a positive way to start a new business endeavour, but untempered optimism can be problematic when you're planning for the long term. A shareholders' agreement is essential for anyone that is about to enter into business together, regardless of how well they may know one another. Here is a brief…

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Family Law Group Calls For More Humane Divorce Law

  Family law group calls for more humane divorce law   Resolution, an organisation of England and Wales family lawyers, has devised a blueprint for what it hopes will be a more equitable alternative to divorce and separation. This comes at a time when current laws are increasingly seen as belonging to another era and not wholly applicable to the dynamics of today's modern families.  Essentially, what the group wishes to do is remove…

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This Week at Labrums

An update from Michael Labrum   This week, I am preparing a shareholders agreement for two friends who are setting up a new business. It will set up how they will work together as shareholders and directors and what will happen if anything goes wrong. A little time and money spent now should help avoid a lot of expenses and problems in the future.   Team News   Some of the Labrums team visited the Modern Day Law Conference on Wednesday,…

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Red Nose Day at Labrums

As it's Red Nose Day this week, we got into the spirit of things by baking a batch of homemade cakes to sell in our office and donning our red noses.   Comic Relief is a fantastic charity that we are proud to support so we hope they manage to achieve their target of raising more than £1 billion in total donations on Friday.   We would love to see how you are getting involved with Red Nose Day. We'll retweet all of our favourite…

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