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Get a Property Lawyer, You Need One For Investment Deals

Get a Property Lawyer, You Need One For Investment Deals

| September 10, 2018

This article is not aimed at stating the obvious fact that lawyers are very important in, perhaps, every type and aspect of business. Lawyers study and understand the law and work hard to enforce it or exploit weaknesses as situations may warrant. They fiercely defend the interest of their clients. If you are interested in […]

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Safeguard against flooding risks and keep afloat with business insurance

Safeguard against flooding risks and keep afloat with business insurance

| September 4, 2018

Research from Northern Ireland’s River Agency reveals that there are over 5 million properties across the UK at risk of flooding, with 1 in 20 located in Northern Ireland, says Michael Blarney, Managing Director, Autoline. A summer of hot, dry weather has swept across Northern Ireland, but so have bursts of torrential rain, such as […]

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Working on your own time – checking emails after hours

Working on your own time – checking emails after hours

| August 17, 2018

Patricia Rooney of Tughan’s outlines what businesses need to ensure is in place so employees are not working in excess of 48 hours per week. Employees have always checked their emails. Now, with smartphone in hand, they can check them anywhere, at any time; at the weekend; on the beach; before they go to bed. […]

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Is the recent Supreme Court ruling the end of verbal instruction?, asks A&L Goodbody

Is the recent Supreme Court ruling the end of verbal instruction?, asks A&L Goodbody

| July 27, 2018

In a decision that will have implications for clients and contractors alike, the Supreme Court (the final court of appeal for civil cases in the United Kingdom) has upheld a contract term that required all changes to the contract to be set out in writing and signed on behalf of both parties. This meant that […]

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The Importance of Adhering to International Standards for Auditing

The Importance of Adhering to International Standards for Auditing

| July 23, 2018

The International Standards for Auditing (ISA) were developed to provide one set of guidelines that businesses should apply when conducting a financial audit. With the recent introduction of GDPR, many businesses in every sector should have undertaken some sort of internal audit at least to prepare for the regulation and ensure their companies were compliant. […]

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What are the barriers to female entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland

What are the barriers to female entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland

| June 25, 2018

In the third event of a series addressing issues around female entrepreneurship, Ulster University Professors Joan Ballantine and Pauric McGowan organized a full day conference at the MAC in Belfast to present five pieces of research and an expert panel discussion on the issue. Policymakers in developed economies are keen to accelerate growth by stimulating […]

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How to Claim Compensation After a Personal Injury at Work

How to Claim Compensation After a Personal Injury at Work

| May 22, 2018

Have you sustained a personal injury in the workplace? No matter whether this is psychological or physical, as an employee it can hard to balance the feeling of responsibility between you and the company that you are working for. When you are considering a personal injury compensation claim it can be hard to know which […]

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What You Can Use Your Guarantor Loan For

What You Can Use Your Guarantor Loan For

| April 4, 2018

If you’re looking to take out a guarantor loan, you may be wondering what you can actually use it for. We’ve got all the info you need below! Sometimes you need a little financial aid in life to help you out of a rough patch. Yes, seeking a loan for things like wedding costs or […]

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Employers need to act now on immigration law to keep their workforce in Northern Ireland

Employers need to act now on immigration law to keep their workforce in Northern Ireland

| March 27, 2018

by Lisa Bryson, Head of Employment, Eversheds Sutherland, Belfast To paraphrase Mark Twain, many people complain about the weather, but no-one ever seems to do anything about it.  Employers handling international recruitment could be forgiven for feeling the same way about the Brexit negotiations. It has been clear for some time that Brexit will cause major […]

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How local businesses can handle property damage

How local businesses can handle property damage

| March 7, 2018

One of the worries for local firms is the financial cost that property damage to business premises can bring. Unfortunately, this is an issue that many local businesses are experiencing more and more in the modern world. Not only can the time involved in dealing with the damage caused be a huge problem, but the […]

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