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Harrison Drury advises Walker Fire on two acquisitions

Lancashire headquartered fire safety specialist Walker Fire has made two further acquisitions as part of its continued expansion in the fire detection and security sector. The Preston-based firm has bought…


Using sustainability to attract employees – top tips for contracts and business practices

The battle for talent has seen the issue of ‘greener employment’ surge up the agenda for many businesses seeking to be more appealing to future employees. Olivia Bailey and Lucy…


Harrison Drury makes five promotions

Harrison Drury has announced five promotions including a new partner and three new associates. Hannah Hughes, a commercial property specialist and head of the firm’s Lancaster office, has been made…


No-fault divorce law – The key changes

On April 6, 2022, the Divorce Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 commenced introducing the new no-fault divorce law. Jenna Atkinson and Hannah Pike from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law…


Winding-up petitions after April 1st – what are the new rules?

As of 1 April 2022, the temporary restrictions on issuing winding-up petitions will come to an end, as part of a general relaxation of coronavirus-related legislation. Peter Barlow examines if…


IR35 and off-payroll working rules in the private sector: One year on

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, considers the off-payroll working rules for private sector businesses, one year on from their implementation. The IR35 rules were introduced by…


Offering work to Ukrainian refugees – What you need to consider

Kate Shawcross and Lucy McKevitt from Harrison Drury’s employment law team summarise the key considerations for employers offering work to Ukrainian refugees. Under the recently introduced Homes for Ukraine scheme,…


The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act

After the government has issued many press releases heavy on ideas yet light on detail, the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act is now in force, and the long moratorium has ended.…


Harrison Drury recognised for Wills and Probate expertise in national awards

Harrison Drury is in the running to be named as one the best in the UK for probate law as part of a leading industry awards event. The firm has…


Harrison Drury announces its 2022 charity partners

Harrison Drury has nominated five charities to support throughout 2022 as part of its commitment to support local communities. Through a combination of salary sacrifice, planned fundraising and volunteer work,…


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