News 2009

  • Businesses pay the price in debt recovery surgeBusinesses pay the price in debt recovery surge

    Karl Wilson, Partner and Litigation specialist at Marsden Rawsthorn believes that many businesses are delaying payment to assist with cash flow. However they are unaware of the penalties that can be enforced when a supplier takes action to recover late payments and often end up paying substantially more as a result.

  • Lawyer welcomes rethink of labyrinthine grievance proceduresLawyer welcomes rethink of labyrinthine grievance procedures

    One of Lancashire's top commercial lawyers has welcomed changes to the statutory grievance and dismissal procedures which come into force in April. The current procedures will be abolished in favour of a new ACAS Code of Practice. The effect of the new code will mean that the employer's failure to follow the code will not result in a finding of automatic unfair dismissal.

  • Commercial Property Solicitor jumps into her new role at leading Lancashire Law FirmCommercial Property Solicitor jumps into her new role at leading Lancashire Law Firm

    Leading Lancashire law firm Marsden Rawsthorn has appointed Suzanne Gallagher to its Commercial Property Department.

    Suzanne joins Marsden Rawsthorn as part of plans to drive forward its Commercial Property department. She will be responsible for all aspects of Commercial Property transactions including purchase/sale of commercial property, grant of leases, assignment of leases and purchase/sale of businesses.

  • An honest days workAn honest days work

    Lancashire businesses that expect employees to work unpaid overtime could fall foul of sex discrimination laws and face heavy tribunal costs, warns leading Lancashire law firm Marsden Rawsthorn.

  • Excellent professional service provided by Libby and her team. Faultless.