12 Nov

How to avoid neighbour lockdown disputes

Written by Siân Carrel, Partner at Spire Solicitors LLP. With everyone spending more time at home because of lockdown, it is likely you will be seeing and hearing your neighbours more than you are used to. In some cases, this has led to an increase in neighbour complaints. To maintain a good relationship with your… Read More »

12 Nov

Spire Solicitors LLP announces new Partner promotion

Spire Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the promotion of Howard Bailey to Partner within the commercial property team. Howard joined Spire Solicitors LLP in 2018 and is based at the firm’s Attleborough office. He is involved with all commercial property related matters, with a particular focus on land promotion and property development in Norfolk…. Read More »

09 Nov

Second Lockdown Headlines

Greetings to all following a week absorbing the implications of what a second lockdown might look like and how it will affect us all. Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new national lockdown for England, the UK Parliament has passed formal regulations implementing the lockdown which came into effect at midnight Wednesday. The new… Read More »

03 Nov

Government extends the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Written by Lucy Churchill, Senior Associate at Spire Solicitors LLP. Following the latest government announcement on Saturday 31st October, the Job Support Scheme (JSS) has been put on hold and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended instead. The CJRS was initially introduced in March with the aim to reduce the number of… Read More »

30 Oct

What does it mean? Getting the language right

Have you heard language experts say that English has more words than other languages? The claim is made but it’s practically impossible to verify. The Oxford Dictionary says it’s quite probable that English has more words than most comparable world languages. The reason it seems, is historical. English was originally a Germanic language, related to Dutch and German…. Read More »

23 Oct

Boardroom battles and changes to the EU kitemark

In this week’s update, we look at what to look out for when as a shareholder in a private company, you don’t feel in the loop and what might be the replacement for the ubiquitous CE mark in the post Brexit world…   Requesting information from a company as shareholder Any starting point for either… Read More »

15 Oct

Spire Solicitors LLP announces new Head of Corporate and Commercial

Spire Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce Matthew Downing will be taking on the role of Head of Corporate and Commercial having jointly run the team with Roger Margand during the last year. Matthew is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial team and works from the Firm’s Norwich office. He is a very experienced… Read More »

13 Oct

Focus on Mental Health day 2020

In this weeks update, we look at World Mental Health day and mental health in the wider workplace.   World Mental Health Day “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candour, and more unashamed conversation.” Glenn Close World Mental Health Day has been celebrated on 10 October each year since it was started by the… Read More »