Dealing with Enforcement Officers – Keeping a Cool Head

We regularly advise businesses, individuals, directors, employees, professional advisors etc. from a broad spectrum of sectors on the essentials of dealing with investigations by enforcement agencies, whether they be brought by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or even the Police. A central part of our advice usually focuses […]

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Be a good egg this Easter…

There are two things the Trainee Solicitors at Woodfines cannot resist: Chocolate; and A worthy cause. So, this Easter, we have teamed up with Milton Keynes Hospital Charity and decided to combine these two trainee favourites. Thus, the Woodfines Easter Egg Charity Donation was born! In a nutshell, the Trainees have asked Woodfines’ colleagues, clients, […]

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Changes to Module 4 Driver CPC

There have been changes made to the Module 4 Driver CPC that came into effect on 4th March 2019. Some of the new questions cover bridge strikes to remind drivers of their responsibility to know the height of their vehicle. Other topics include disability confidence to assist drivers to manage situations involving passengers with disabilities […]

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Is your home fit for human habitation? Woodfines Solicitors

Is your rental property fit for habitation?

Next week (Wednesday 20 March 2019), the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force. The new Act requires that any property let by a landlord (private or social) is fit for human habitation when a tenancy is granted and remains so for its duration. It covers all tenancies less than seven years […]

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Four tips for networking | Woodfines Solicitors

Four Tips to Make Networking a Less Frightening Experience

Networking is defined by the Collins English Dictionary as the process of “forming business connections and contacts through informal social meetings”. This concept often frightens young professionals and it is understandable if you are not familiar with the idea of entering a room full of individuals that you are not acquainted with. However, the skill […]

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Domestic abuse law overhaul - Woodfines Solicitors

Domestic Abuse Laws Overhaul

New measures proposed to support Domestic Abuse victims and their families In January 2019, the Government published the draft Domestic Abuse Bill in which new measures have been proposed to support Domestic Abuse victims and their families. Although there has been a delay of two years in the proposed developments and an estimated £66bn a […]

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