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SAS Daniels LLP Strengthens Employment Team

SAS Daniels LLP is strengthening the employment team with a partner promotion and senior appointment to the team. We are pleased to announce the promotion of Katie Hodson to partner after 17 years with the firm. Katie was recently ranked a Rising Star in the Legal 500 directory. The team has been further boosted with… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP Praised in The Legal 500, 2021 Rankings

SAS Daniels LLP are pleased to announce that we have been recommended as a top tier firm, with a number of teams and individuals recognised in the prestigious Legal 500 UK guide. SAS Daniels LLP achieved Tier 1 for its corporate and commercial department whilst seven other practice areas were recommended. Each year, The Legal… Read more »

Katie Hodson Discusses Mental Health in the Workplace

Two employees discussing mental health in the workplace

Our Employment Law & HR Group Manager, Katie Hodson, recently featured in an article by HR Grapevine, discussing how HR can face the threat of an employee mental health crisis in the workplace. Read her comments below, and see the full article here. “An employer has the same health and safety responsibilities and duty of… Read more »

Paul Tyrer in the Retail Gazette. Can Frasers Group save DW Sports?

David Whelan’s retail and fitness business DW Sports collapsed into administration this month and was bought by hungry high street acquisition king Mike Ashley. How will the Frasers Group boss turn the ailing company around? Retail Gazette talks to experts. On Monday, DW Sports joined the likes of Jack Wills, Evans Cycles, Sofa.com, Game and… Read more »

Jeremy Orrell on the Northern Powerhouse

In the latest instalment of Insider’s Q&A series on the Northern Powerhouse, Jeremy Orrell, Chief Executive and Head of the Corporate team at law firm SAS Daniels LLP, outlines what the initiative means to him, the improvements required to boost public transport, and the need to reduce the timescales for infrastructure projects. What does the… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP Announces Five Senior Promotions

North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has announced five senior promotions across a range of practice areas. See the original feature in The Business Desk. Vicky Timothy has been promoted to partner following an upsurge in private client work. Based at the Stockport office, she joined the firm three years ago from international firm… Read more »

Coronavirus: What Support Is Available for Landlords?

Empty high street, what support is available for lanlords

Buy-to-let owners and commercial landlords are facing significant challenges as a result of the coronavirus crisis. What support is available for landlords and their tenants? The financial impact of the coronavirus crisis and the UK’s lockdown policies have meant it has become much more difficult for many people and businesses to pay their rent. The… Read more »

Success Story: Deal Agreed to save Iconic Music Retailer, Dawsons Music

75 jobs and the 120-year history of Dawsons Music has been saved after administrators agreed a deal with another music retailer. Husband-and-wife team Andrew and Karen Oliver, who own Manchester-based Alan Gregory Music and Musical Instruments, have bought the business with all of the staff transferring over. Andrew said: “I’m excited to be taking on… Read more »

SAS Daniels Shows Support by Offering Discount to Blue Light Card Holders

SAS Daniels LLP are proud to support our NHS, emergency services and armed forces during this difficult time. We are now offering discounted services and out of hours consultations by video and/or telephone to all Blue Light Card members. Find out more about the offers available and how to get in touch below. Services Offered… Read more »

Covid-19 – Can Force Majeure in a Contract be Called Upon?

“Force Majeure” is a clause written into many contracts, which allows a supplier or customer to suspend its obligations under some circumstances. The Covid-19 virus has wide reaching ramifications for businesses, especially SMEs. Many companies are either implementing or hastily developing plans for employees to work from home or shut down for a period now that the disease… Read more »