Member News

10/07/2012
Norwich and Diss based law firm Steeles Law has recently recruited a new Marketing Manager and Business Development Executive, signalling a major investment in these areas for the future growth of the Whiting Road based business (which also has established offices in Diss and a city based team in...
10/07/2012
Steeles Law Head of Real Estate Michael Fahy and Trainee Solicitor Laura Tanguay consider the Court of Appeal decision of Helena Partnerships Ltd v HMRC [2012] EWCA Civ 569 regarding the charitable status of housing associations. Last month, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed an appeal by...
09/07/2012
Despite the stories in the news at the moment, practical learning opportunities are still alive and well in Norfolk.  The Skills Centre @ Wayland Academy is designed to offer applied qualifications in Construction and Engineering to pre-16 students.  Read more about the centre in the attached...
09/07/2012
Community activist, Robert Ashton, used his Guardian professional blog last week to call for the Barclays £290 million fine to be used towards doing good in our communities. By allocating the money to Community Foundations, local need would be assessed and good causes who get overlooked by national...
09/07/2012
Steeles Law’s Head of Employment, Oliver Brabbins, considers the implications of a recent Court of Appeal decision in which an employee who set up a business competing with his employer was held not to be in breach of his contract of employment. In this case, the employee (R) had been recruited...
06/07/2012
A Great Yarmouth businessman has successfully completed one of the toughest and most notorious triathlon events in the world, the annual Escape from Alcatraz. Pasta Foods managing director Karl Jermyn had to swim a mile and a half across San Francisco Bay from the legendary island prison and then...
06/07/2012
The Library Restaurant Bar and Grill Fashion Gala Dinner for Charity Local Charity Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse services Wednesday 25th July from 6.30pm and will involve presentations from Rachel Glick of Lingerie Indiscrete and Claire Bunton of Claire Bunton Image Consultancy, followed...
06/07/2012
Gordon Secker is taking a fortnight off work as auditor with PKF Accountants and business advisers for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get involved in the Olympic games. The Lowestoft man has been selected for the team of Olympic volunteers and will help organise travel for more than 25,000...
29/06/2012
Child Contact – proposed amendments The Government recently announced its intention to amend legislation regarding parental contact with children, following the Family Justice Review published in November 2011. Many have raised concerns over the plans to amend the current legislation which aim...
29/06/2012
We’re delighted to announce the launch of the new Britannia Training website which will allow you to search for and book the courses you need online. Because customer service is important to us, we will be following up each booking in exactly the same way as before – making sure that you have...

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