We are a modern law firm, specialising in commercial dispute resolution and litigation. We help businesses to achieve their objectives efficiently.

Our ambition is to be straightforward, flexible and available. Above all, we take a positive & practical approach. We believe that any situation can be improved, even if the solution is not immediately apparent.

BBC News - Business

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:11:11 GMT
Business groups urged the government to act after many firms failed to get a customs number.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:10:50 GMT
The average salary of the bosses of the UK's largest companies has fallen 13% in the last financial year.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:10:42 GMT
British banks experienced more than 10 outages a month in the past year, BBC analysis of new data reveals.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:44:34 GMT
The US president confirms that a temporary payroll cut tax could be introduced.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:22:09 GMT
National Grid could be fined for the outage that affected nearly a million people in England and Wales.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:01:21 GMT
Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:13:00 GMT
A no-deal Brexit could be a greater challenge than BSE and foot-and-mouth, a researcher suggests.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:41:08 GMT
Seton Castle was built with stone from a palace said to be Mary Queen of Scots' favourite retreat.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:17:57 GMT
Elijah Quashie says he can see the "racist connotation" in knife crime warnings on chicken takeaway boxes.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:13:31 GMT
Elderly people are forecast to be the fastest growing sector of the US labour force.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:35:58 GMT
Some pension fund investors are paying to hold government bonds due to fears over the global economy.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:38:49 GMT
Graduates have paid millions in repayments even though their student loans have been cleared.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:02:00 GMT
Councils' no-deal Brexit plans warn of more expensive school meals and lower nutritional standards.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:21:05 GMT
Micro businesses say Instagram hackers are costing them money by compromising their accounts.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:58 GMT
Investors pump another $325m into e-cigarette market leader Juul as health concerns increase.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:21:38 GMT
Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:16:52 GMT
Website content moderators have to see some very disturbing material. How do they cope?
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:16:06 GMT
When we retire we often pretend that we're still working according to one Harvard academic.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:06:24 GMT
Laila Pence fled war in Egypt to go on and become a multimillionaire US businesswoman.
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:56:39 GMT
Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they must?
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 23:14:51 GMT
Investing in digital currencies is fraught with danger, not just because the prices are so volatile.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:11:28 GMT
Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local environment?
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 23:25:05 GMT
Being a skilled negotiator may help, but other factors play a much bigger part.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:59:31 GMT
It's a family business which has been around since 1942 - but now the last remaining cows are being sold off.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:05:30 GMT
More than 200 MPs have called for a suspension and independent review of a controversial tax policy.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:35:05 GMT
British coins celebrate everything from the Olympics to Sherlock Holmes - and many end up on eBay.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:19:22 GMT
Despite having no direct experience of the postal service, Rowland Hill invented the Penny Post.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:01:29 GMT
In a disused air raid shelter one company is growing crops, but what are the pros and cons of vertical farming?
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:22:37 GMT
CEO Secret: "If you call yourself an ethical company, you'll have to back up every claim you make."
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:00:55 GMT
Millions of people have shared #bulletjournal or #bujo hashtags on Instagram, so how do they work?
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:00:37 GMT
The cows on this floating farm in the Netherlands are helping find ways of making food sustainably
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:15:23 GMT
"Love the problem", advises Sean Petterson whose firm makes monitors to curb workplace injuries.

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