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Business Immigration

With many businesses looking overseas to recruit the most capable people that they can to continue their success, immigration law and its requirements are becoming increasingly important. With the recent Brexit vote this is potentially going to become even...

Can you force women to wear at heels at work?

Can you force women to wear at heels at work? I am sure that many people will have seen the story in the press about the receptionist who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels.  When she arrived at work wearing flat shoes, she was referred to...

The Death of the Annual Return

THE DEATH OF THE ANNUAL RETURN AS WE KNOW IT - EFFECTIVE JUNE 2016  From June 2016 UK companies and LLPs will no longer need to file an annual return at Companies House. Rather than repeating information that has previously been filed, the...

New Rules Relating To Control Of UK Companies

NEW RULES RELATING TO CONTROL OF UK COMPANIES – IN FORCE 6 APRIL 2016 In an attempt to increase transparency over who owns and controls UK companies, from 6 April 2016 most companies (including those that are dormant) and LLPs will be required to...

Diversity Survey

Diversity Survey Solicitors firms are required to carry out an annual Equality and Diversity Survey of the firm, submit the responses to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and publish the data. Completion of the survey by the personnel is not...

Legal 500

The latest edition of the Legal 500, the leading guide to the best law firms in the country, has just been published.  We are pleased to see that we have been recognised for our work and retained our position in the top 500 legal practices in the...

OXFAM Trailwalker Challenge

On 25th July GBH entered a team in the OXFAM Trailwalker Challenge.  The challenge involved walking a mere 100 kms (or 63 miles!) in under 30 hours across the South Downs Way from Petersfield to Brighton.  We completed the challenge in 25...

Seminar: Fraud Awareness

With Action Fraud, the national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre advising that nearly one in four small businesses are affected by fraud in each year and with fraud losses for these businesses of around £18.9 billion, there is clearly a problem...