Author Articles by Daryl Griffiths

Business debt – simple ways to minimise the risk of non-payment

Debt Claims - get your ducks in a row

A few weeks ago we gave an overview of the new ‘rules’ in relation to recovering debt from consumers. Following on from this, we can advise some simple ways in which you can minimise the risk of debt to your business from the get-go…
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We’re proud to buck the trend this #InternationalWomensDay!

International Womens Day 2018

A career in law has long been regarded as male-dominated, yet we are proud to be different, with our female-friendly approach – offering flexible working arrangements and support for women returners. Over 85% of Burnett Barker staff are female, 80% of which are practising lawyers. Plus 80% of our Partners are women!
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What does it really mean to be Dementia Friendly?

Laura Dementia Friend

Laura Ruffell, one of our Wills & Probate specialists, recently attended a Dementia Friends training session held by local care provider, Clarke Clare, to learn more about dementia and the small ways in which individuals can help lessen the stress and impact of the disease.
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Recovering Debts from Individuals & Sole-Traders

Recovering Consumer Debt

If your business has outstanding debts due from individuals or sole-traders, it’s vital that you familiarise yourself with the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims, which came into force in October 2017. We take a look at the protocol and how it could impact your business.
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What will happen to your dog when you die?

Making a Will - what happens to your dog

When making a Will, many of our clients ask us what will happen to their family pet when they die.

Like all responsible dog owners they know that they need to make sure their canine friend will be properly looked after once they are gone,  but often they are not sure how.

To help, we wanted to share details of a scheme we support here at Burnett Barker Solicitors, which gives you peace of mind when it comes to your four legged friend….
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We’re Recruiting for a Business Administration Apprentice

We currently have an opportunity for a Business Administration Apprentice to join our team.
Working with both our accounts and admin teams, you will be involved in all aspects of routine and day to day accounting and administrative processes – providing you with an excellent grounding in the practice of a busy legal firm.
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New Year Resolutions you should be making for your business

2018 New Year's Resolutions for your Business

We all know that new year’s resolutions are made for breaking – but if you’re in business, there are few you really should be making, and sticking to.
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Advice on ‘Living Wills’ following NHS law suit

Lasting Power of Attorney Advice on Living Wills

The unfortunate case of Brenda Grant, aged 81, who was kept alive for almost two years against her wishes after her hospital misplaced her Living Will, has highlighted the importance of ensuring family members and doctors are fully informed of your wishes.
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Buy to Let Landlords – How to Reduce the Threat of Fraud on your Property

Buy to Let Landlords Property Fraud

Share If you’re a buy-to-let landlord you are no doubt aware of the increasing risk of money laundering and property fraud. However you may not be aware of which properties and property owners are most at risk. Buy to let …
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5 Tax efficient ways to give to charity

Leaving a gift in your will is a great way to give to charity, but it’s not the only way…

This week, as part of ‘Remember a Charity’s’ awareness week, we look at a number of tax efficient ways you can give to charity, as well as leaving a gift in your Will.
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