01 Jul

Changes to flexible working arrangements

All employees who have worked for an organisation for more than 26 weeks now have the right to request flexible working arrangements. This right previously only applied to parents with children under the age of 17 (or 18 if the child is disabled) and certain carers. There are many forms of flexible working such as… Read More »

30 Jun

New rules for those without a will

From October, different rules come into force on how assets should be distributed when someone dies without making a will, but it is still likely to cause a shock to families, particularly where couples were not married or in a civil partnership New rules on what happens when someone dies without making a will should… Read More »

23 Jun

Please join us at OUTSPOKEN charity event

The ninth edition of the OUTSPOKEN charity event, sponsored by Spire Solicitors LLP, will take place on Friday 7th November 2014 at Olives Bar, on Elm Hill in Norwich at 7.30pm. OUTSPOKEN is a quarterly event which aims to support local talent. We encourage local bands, singers, poets and writers in the region to come… Read More »

19 Jun

Government says

From 16 June 2014, parents who force their children to marry can be punished by up to seven years in prison. Previously, courts have only been able to issue civil orders to prevent victims being forced into marriage. Ministers say the law will give victims the confidence to come forward and protect thousands of people… Read More »

16 Jun

Generous solicitors at Spire Solicitors LLP raise thousands for Will Aid

Hard working and generous staff at Spire Solicitors LLP in East Anglia recently took part in Will Aid 2013, prepared around 100 Wills for local clients and, as a result, are delighted to announce a fabulous fundraising total of £6,160 (including Gift Aid) to contribute to the nationwide 25th anniversary total. This is more than… Read More »