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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Business Rates

28/01/2016

In the Autumn Statement the Chancellor announced that he proposed to restrict claims for overpayment of business rates to two years, rather than the current seven years.  Effectively, if an appeal is lodged on or after 1 April 2015, the Valuation Office Agency will only be able to backdate successful claims to that date. The […]


Driving You Crazy?

20/01/2016

The early months of the year are never easy as the revelry of the festive period wears off, but employers can find that they face particularly difficult issues arising directly from the excesses that we all see at Christmas time. The scenario is not at all unusual. In the first few weeks after the new-year […]


Solar Panel Feed in Tariff Cut by Government

17/01/2016

The Government’s Feed in Tariff for Solar Panel’s in the UK has been assisting British families who have taken loans out in order to pay for Solar Panels since 2010. The Feed in Tariff Scheme (FIT Scheme) is a scheme run by the government that pays UK energy consumers for the power they produce through […]


Jacksons Law Firm supports young apprentice

Jacksons Law Firm supports young apprentice

17/01/2016

Young apprentice, Rebecca Lindsay, has landed a full-time permanent job with Jacksons Law Firm after completing her NVQ Business Administration Level 2 training with the help and support of the North East based Firm.  The 19-year-old from Hartlepool, began her apprenticeship in December 2014 with tuition and guidance from skills provider Ingeus, gaining her NVQ qualification just […]


Travelling Abroad and your Travel Insurance Policy

06/01/2016

We will all remember where we were on Friday 13 November 2015, when a number of terrorist incidents took place in Paris resulting in widespread casualties.   As part of a 3 month national state of emergency, the French Ministry of Education cancelled all school trips within France by French schools until Sunday 22 November. That […]


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