EPC Regulations 2018: What Do You Need To Know?

From 1 April 2018 it will be illegal to rent a private property (domestic or non-domestic) below the minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations apply from 1 April 2018 to new lets and renewals of tenancies. For all existing tenancies, the date for compliance will be 1… Read more »

Are You Managing Your Board Meetings Correctly?

Business owners are often unaware of the obligations they need to comply with when it comes to organising and holding board meetings. The Companies Act 2006 sets out the requirements. How can you make sure that your business is compliant and avoid potential disputes? Our guide, below, can help ensure that best practices are followed… Read more »

What’s The Commercial Issue With Payment Notices And Pay Less Notices?

In the construction industry, it is normal to obtain monthly or regular payments as work progresses. So that contractors are not starved of cash during the construction phase of a project, Parliament decided that cash flow must be guaranteed. Since the case of ISG Construction Limited v Seevic College [2014] it has become accepted as… Read more »

Stockport’s BID Gets A Yes Vote

Stockport Town Centre’s businesses have shown their support and commitment to the town centre and voted YES in favour of a Business Improvement District – Stockport’s BID. The results of the Stockport Town Centre BID Ballot were counted on Thursday 27th October 2016, which revealed a majority ‘Yes’ vote and overwhelming support for the scheme…. Read more »

Is Client Satisfaction A Priority For Legal Firms?

Client culture in law firms has changed significantly over the past 10 years and client satisfaction is a priority for the majority of firms. At SAS Daniels, clients are demanding more information on progress, greater visibility on price, faster turnaround times, and flexibility on access to legal advice. And why not? Technology is fuelling this,… Read more »

Cheshire Parents Back ‘Shared Custody’ Of Children In Divorce

Research from law firm SAS Daniels¹ shows that over half of respondents living in Cheshire believe that parents should have shared custody of their children equally if they separate or divorce. Rise in Dads applying to courts for 50/50 shared care Having recently seen a rise in applications for shared custody of children following a… Read more »

SAS Daniels Celebrates Another Record Growth Year

Leading North West law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has billed over £8.6m in the financial year ending April 2016, showing a 12% increase over the previous financial year. The results confirm SAS Daniels’ continued impressive organic growth strategy that has seen turnover increase by almost 75% in the past five years. The firm’s growth strategy… Read more »

SAS Daniels Staff Walk In Onesies For The Babygrow Appeal

Lawyers, office staff and friends and family from North West law firm SAS Daniels donned baby grows and onesies to walk to raise money for the Babygrow Appeal at The Countess of Chester Hospital. The 10 mile walk from Congleton to Macclesfield, took place on Saturday 9 April and raised over £950 for the charity, established to… Read more »