As members of the Islington Chamber of Commerce, we get to be involved with all sorts of events across the city where we have the chance to meet other business representatives and even create business for ourselves through networking and referrals. The Chamber provide a weath of events that allow this to happen and are always well turned out.
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We are delighted to announce that our Seminar held on 1st July 2015 on the importance of making Lasting Powers of Attorney and Wills was a huge success. We were working in partnership with Age UK Islington.
We discussed the importance of making a Will and ensuring that it is kept up to date. We also discussed the advantages and disadvantages of entering into Lasting Powers of Attorney.
At Gelbergs, we cherish the opportunity to give work experience to those interested in Law. From GCSE level right up to Graduates, we feel that experience is invaluable to both the student and ourselves and it can help us both move forward.
Here at Gelbergs, we enjoy nothing more than being involved with events around the local community and helping to support local businesses and charities as well as individuals within Islington.
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) enacted on 26th March sets out a framework for streamlining UK consumer protections for goods, services, digital content and unfair contract terms. In the interest of providing a modernised landscape for the complex area of consumer rights the new category of digital content has been added and wider powers of enforcement granted to Trading Standards Officers.
Having worked with Age UK Islington for a number of years, we're delighted to have the opportunity to give a seminar of the importance of Powers or Attoney and Wills in July.
Ran in partnership with Age UK, this seminar will give you all the information you need to know on why these legal documents are so important and how you can go about creating them.
So, what can we expect from the Tory Government in employment law reforms over this next parliament? Well, if manifesto promises are to be believed, we should see a lighter touch to regulation of employers, and more support for businesses. Key words used are “fairness”, “flexibility” and “hard working”, not to mention the ubiquitous “long-term economic plan”.
We're proud to be able to exhibit this year at such a fantastic event. We'll be at stand 1208, offering information on our services and how we would be able to help concerning all corporate, commerical and employment matters.
Anyone who attends the event can book a FREE one hour consultation with any of our expert solicitors following the show.
We are proud to have sponsored the Vox Holloway community choir’s performance of Ona’s Flood on Sunday 29th March 2015 at St Luke’s Church in West Holloway. The London premiere of Harvey Brough’s ensemble tells the tale of a young girl whose premonitions of a man-made flood reflect contemporary concerns about climate change. The haunting score was written as a companion piece to Benjamin Britten’s Noye’s Fludde.
A shareholder deadlock arises where votes among investors are split equally. Deadlocks fester in an environment of mistrust when shareholders feel that their legitimate expectations have been dishonoured and they may retaliate by blocking progress and attempting to extract value for themselves without regard to the health of the company.
The new state-funded ‘Fit for Work’ scheme is designed to prevent sickness absence, to help ill employees return to the workplace and to support those in work with health conditions.
There will be two facets to this scheme:
Free, expert and impartial work-related health advice via a website or telephone line for employers, employees and GPs to help individuals stay in or return to work; and