Author Articles by Daryl Griffiths

Why National Work Life week is so important

The importance of national work life week

This week (01-05 October 2018) is officially National Work Life Week. The week is designed to remind businesses of the importance of implementing a positive work life balance for all staff.

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Taking that extra step to support our clients

Taking the extra step to support our clients

We are incredibly passionate about the work that we do. We thoroughly love our work and strive to give our clients a first-class experience regardless of what service they need help with. That’s why it’s so nice to receive positive feedback from clients who have appreciated our efforts.
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Using your legacy to support others – leaving charitable donations in your Will

Leaving a charitable donation in your Will

Remembering to leave a charitable donation in your Will is a wonderful legacy. As part of “Remember a Charity awareness week”, we’re sharing our advice for how you can show your charitable support via your Will.
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Is the modern attitude to marriage putting people at risk?

Cohabitation Agreements

August is traditionally the most popular time of year for weddings in England and Wales. Yet more couples chose to live together unmarried. Is this modern attitude toward marriage putting hundreds of thousands of couples at risk if they split?
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New National Death Notification Service to ease burden on grieving families

death notification service

Last month, a new Death Notification Service was launched; providing grieving families with a straightforward way to notify participating banks and building societies of the death of a family member, friend or care home resident.
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Welcoming Adele as our new Apprentice

We are pleased to we welcome Adele Mills as our Business Administration Apprentice. Adele has been working with both the accounts and admin teams – getting involved in all areas of the accounting and administrative processes necessary to run a busy legal firm.
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Dementia Friendly Training Pledged for All Staff

Daryl Griffiths, CEO with some of the Burnett Barker Solicitors staff.

Burnett Barker Solicitors based in Bury St Edmunds, has pledged that all of its staff – both solicitors and support staff – will undergo Dementia Friendly information sessions this year in a bid to increase understanding of the condition.
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Have you made a Will yet?

Wills Week 2018

Making a Will may not always be front of mind, but if you want to make sure that your wishes are met and loved ones are looked after you’re gone; having one really is essential.
If peace of mind is not incentive enough, then our upcoming Wills Week is sure to help.
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Are you an employer? Ensure your HR processes are GDPR compliant…

Louise Tupman, Totally HR

In addition to helping local people with their legal issues, we also help many small to medium businesses with everything from debt recovery and pension rights, to health and safety issues and employment law. Unless you have been hiding under a rather large rock for the last 18 months, you will be aware of one very significant piece of legislation that will affect all businesses – the GDPR.

We spoke to local HR expert Louise Tupman from Totally HR, about GDPR and asked her what the regulations mean for employers from an HR perspective…
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Dying Matters – come along to our drop in session for friendly advice

As part of this year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week (14th May – 20th May) we will be hosting a series of drop-in sessions at our offices in Bury St Edmunds – providing local people with private, welcoming environment in which to openly discuss death and their plans for the future. 
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