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Director personally responsible for company’s unpaid invoice

Director personally responsible for company’s unpaid invoice

Peter Stafford Managing Director A director has been held personally liable to pay the full market value of products that had been supplied to her company shortly before it went into liquidation. The claim against the director arose from her company’s failure to pay for a cargo of sunflower oil sold to it by a […]

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Festival of Remembrance

Festival of Remembrance

The Cartmell Shepherd Community Choir are very proud to have taken part in the 2018 Remembered – Festival of Remembrance at The Sands Centre, Carlisle on Saturday 10 November 2018. The Festival was a wonderful evening of different acts on the theme of 2018 Remembered, followed by the Remembrance Service led by Reverend Teasdale, who […]

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Chancellor increases Living and Minimum wage rates

Chancellor increases Living and Minimum wage rates

Scott Garson  Practice Manager Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced increases to the minimum wage rates. During his Budget speech, Mr Hammond said the National Living Wage will rise by 4.9%, from £7.83 to £8.21 from next April.  This amounts to a £690 annual pay increase for a full-time worker. These are the increases recommended by the […]

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Free will review offer launched by top legal firm

Free will review offer launched by top legal firm

A LEGAL company has launched a service which offers free will reviews for residents of West Cumbria. Staff at the Dovenby branch of Cartmell Shepherd are welcoming local residents to join them for a 30 minute consultation. They have decided to offer this service because many people unwittingly have wills which are out of date […]

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Landlord stops leaseholder letting out flat on Airbnb

Landlord stops leaseholder letting out flat on Airbnb

Elizabeth Crouch Senior Solicitor A landlord has succeeded in legal action to prevent a leaseholder letting out his flat on short-term lets using websites such as Airbnb. The landlord was the freeholder of a building which had been converted into flats. Many of the flats had been sub-let by the leaseholders on assured shorthold tenancies, […]

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