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Generated 3 days ago

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  • Training your way to a fitter bottom line

    With the imminent introduction of the apprenticeship levy for the new tax year, there has been a renewed focus upon the use of apprenticeships within businesses. All UK businesses are subject to the 0.5% levy, but a £15,000 annual allowance means that only businesses with an annual pay bill of more than £3m will be […]Read More

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  • Trust me I am a lawyer

    By Christine Oxenburgh The only person who cannot be ordered to say what they have been told by a client is a lawyer. No one else, not priests not doctors not accountants can simply refuse to answer the questions. But it does not apply to anything said to a lawyer so let’s explore when you […]Read More

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  • Very Trying

    All the time I see contracts that require one party to use reasonable or best endeavours to achieve a result. Basically, when the outcome is not something over which either of both parties have total control, rather than impose an obligation to ensure that the outcome is achieved, the contract sets out that they must […]Read More

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  • Word of the Week – service

    Service “you are always fully compensated for whatever you do, positive or negative. If you wish to increase the quantity of your rewards, you must first increase the quality and quantity of your service. Entrepreneurs, executives, professionals, sales people work on average, 59 hours per week for many years to become successful. Then everyone tells them […]Read More

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Word of the Week – Change

    Change (noun) (verb), “Kotter says that to create change you need to create a sense of urgency. To do that, he writes about creating a ‘burning platform’ i.e. spell out the consequences of not changing, loss of market share, potential revenue drop, 5 year trend of declining margins or an emerging market that everyone is […]Read More

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Word of the week – Reciprocity

    Reciprocity (noun), Law of reciprocity “Cialdini, visiting professor of business, marketing and  psychology at Stanford argues that there is a law of reciprocity. Send someone a birthday card and they will send you one back. It is why charities give out buttons and pencils when they’re trying to raise funds, or why someone telling us […]Read More

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Disability Discrimination in 2017

    In this webinar Carl Atkinson discusses what can be defined as a Disability and various steps you can take as an employer to ensure you provide reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. People Hour webinar – Disability Discrimination from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.Read More

  • Word of the Week – Leadership

    Leadership (noun), “requires a clear vision, focus and the simplicity to be understood by followers. If you don’t have followers you are just going for a walk.”Read More

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Streetwise January 2017 – issue 31

      It is not too late to say Happy New Year. There is a Chinese curse that goes along the lines of “may you live in interesting times”. So I hope you live in uninteresting times in 2017. Let us all prosper and hope the Brexiters were right. I continue to enjoy the freedom and […]Read More

  • 4 Rules to help you embrace work

    Professor Cal Newport presents an argument for deep, concentrated work.  He states that the most valuable work comes from full focus and in society today, people face more distractions and pressures that lead them to shallow work. His following four key rules are there to help you to embrace work and become more productive. 4 […]Read More

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Understanding the Apprenticeship Levy – Catch up on our Webinar

    In this webinar, Simon Horsfield (gunnercooke Employment Partner), David McIntyre (gunnercookeConsulting) and Phil Hitchcox (First 4 Skills) explain what the Apprenticeship Levy will mean for businesses and how they can use it to their advantage when taking on apprentices. People Hour special – Understanding the Apprenticeship Levy from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.Read More

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How does land get a right?

    By Christine Oxenburgh How does land get a right? First of all, the right belongs to the land not the owner. Change of ownership will not interrupt a right. 1. By agreement.It is quite rare for one person to grant right to light over his own land to another. However, if an owner is selling […]Read More

  • Christmas lights or right to light?

    By Christine Oxenburgh A couple of times this year I have been asked about whether right to light exists and, if it does, what the implications for landowners and users may be. Some people think the law is a mystery. Mystery or not, as Manchester has a policy of revitalising old buildings not just dropping […]Read More

  • Five essential succession planning steps for every business owner

    In case you missed our webinar… Fiona Dillon talks about the different steps that every business owner needs to take when succession planning.   Five essential succession planning steps for every business owner from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.Read More

  • gunnercooke legal assistant one of the few to qualify through Equivalent Means

    A legal assistant at challenger law firm gunnercooke has become one of the first in the country to qualify through the alternative method ‘equivalent means’. Sarah Bennett qualified this month, having used evidence from her work to date to show she had achieved the same standards as someone qualifying through the traditional training route. Equivalent […]Read More

  • Our top five recommended reads this Festive Season

    “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What is Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” Dr Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas At this time of year, we’re getting more and more excited for Christmas – it’s also that time when friends and relatives […]Read More

  • Modern Slavery – catch up on our webinar

    In this webinar Simon Horsfield (partner at gunnercooke), Gary Booth from Hope For Justice and Vanessa Di Cuffa from ABP Meats, talk about Modern Slavery in workforces and what businesses can do to prevent it. People Hour special – Modern Slavery from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.  Read More

  • Five ways to ensure your business is exit ready – in case you missed the webinar

    In our latest Five Series webinar, Rebecca Kelly discusses ways you can make sure your business is exit ready. This half hour webinar covers ways you can plan ahead so that you can optimise the value of your business. Find out why this is something you should start planning 5 – 10 years ahead. We’ve also […]Read More

  • Could you be an inspire* charity hub leader?

    Part Four in our C*SR series: “If you have something to give, give it now” – Mark Bezos We are passionate about the work of not for profit and social businesses. We are passionate about the difference that they can make in the World. We want to accelerate that difference by bringing them in daily […]Read More

  • How can businesses help solve the world’s problems, effectively?

    Part three in our C*SR series: ‘Everyone can be great because everyone can serve’ – Martin Luther King There are 165,000 charities in this country and at present, over 71% of charitable funding goes to just the top 1%. This can’t be right. We believe that businesses have a role to play in fixing it. […]Read More

  • What you need to know about Worker Status – catch up on our webinar

    In case you missed it, catch up on our Employment Law webinar People Hour #18 with Paul Menham. In this webinar, Paul covers The Uber Decision, self-employment and worker status and The Gay Cake case. People Hour 18 Uber, self-employment and worker status, and the gay cakes case from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.Read More

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Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Three effective practices for any manager

    Our Business Book Series brings you summaries and stories from classical and contemporary business books that can be usefully applied for the success of your business; thinking that changes lives; tools that transform businesses. The first book in the series is ‘The One Minute Manager’, by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson. Told in story form, […]Read More

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