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Tim explains the purpose of a period of consultation in a potential redundancy situation

A local charity offering vital support for families of children who have disabilities and life limiting conditions welcomed representatives from Hegarty Solicitors’ charity committee...

Ashley Kidd  explains your consumer rights when you've received a faulty product from an online store.

 For a small monthly subscription fee employers will have access to unlimited telephone support from Hegarty’s experienced employment law solicitors. The “e-Ssential Solution” package starts from £25 per month and is priced in bands according to numbers of employees.

Pre claim ACAS conciliation was available from 6th April and will become mandatory from 6th May 2014. This article outlines the key changes and how these will affect employers

Tim Thompson, employment partner, explains how a redundancy situation may be unfair

Jo Wild explains why a Solicitor is more cost effective in the long run than a home made Will

Hegarty's solicitor Ashley Kidd wins the Peterborough & District Law Society's Young Lawyer of the Year award, 2014.

Partner and head of employment Martin Bloom outlines steps an employee may take to deal with bullying in the workplace.

Solicitor Chris Brown explains how to stop your soon to be ex spouse from hiding assets

Ashley Kidd explains what information businesses must include on their stationery and promotional materials

Jo Wild outlines why a Will is an important document for anyone in business, even if there is no money

Kally Singh offers some advice to co-owners of jointly owned property where that individual has been declared bankrupt.

Chris Brown outlines the options available to individuals separating from a spouse on whom they are financially dependent.

Jo Wild explains why you should consider having a power of attorney if you have a joint bank account

New TUPE Regulations come into effect on Friday 31st January. Are you up to date?

Sarah Dawson explains why it is good practice to date a will at the time of signing.

Andrew Hornsby advises against withholding council tax, even if you feel you are not receiving the service this pays for

Tim Thompson advises how best to keep legal costs to a minimum

Martin Bloom, partner and head of employment, discusses the issue of redundancy of a member of staff and retention of another carrying out the same duties who happens to be the son of the company's owner.

Q. I have been having some problems at work and want to see a solicitor about my options. However, there are so many solicitors out there; I am not sure how to choose one.

Face to face appointments available by Skype

Hegarty Solicitors at Serpentine Green on Thursday 28th November to talk to private clients.

Q. I have a 200 year old tree in my garden which overhangs a public footpath and road. I am not an expert but it looks as though it may have some signs of rot. Am I responsible to other members of the public if part or all of the tree falls down?

Q. I recently used another solicitor to handle my divorce – however the final bill they have given me is much higher than the original quote.  What can I do?