October 2011 | Walker Foster SolicitorsOctober 2011 | Walker Foster Solicitors

News

Research has revealed that one of the major concerns of many small and medium businesses in regard to legal services is the unpredictability of costs. The solicitor’s method of charging, namely an hourly rate, it is argued, does not give…

Read More

Prior to this she worked as Head of Insolvency at Levi Solicitors after having worked for the Department of Trade and Industry in Manchester investigating the failure and conduct of the directors of failed companies and in particular The Accident…

Read More

One of the first considerations in the risk analysis of a party intending to pursue a Claim against a debtor is whether or not that debtor has the means to pay the Judgment Debt and the costs of the Claimant…

Read More

While the total number of claims was in excess of 218,000 (which was an 8% fall on the previous year but 4% up on 2008/2009 figures and over twice the number of claims lodged in 1998/1999), the figures include single…

Read More

Walker Foster solicitors (Skipton, Ilkley, Silsden and Barnoldswick) and Turners solicitors (Cross Hills) have merged. Both are local and long established businesses. The firm provides legal services from five offices and is committed to delivering clients’ objectives with pragmatic legal…

Read More

Walker Foster is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Hebden to work alongside Partner Alister Keighley in the Family Law Department.Liz, a former partner in Lancashire Law Firm, Harrison Drury & Co, is delighted to have ‘crossed the border’…

Read More

"In the past 4 months, Keith Hardington of Walker Foster Solicitors has provided us with advice on the sale of one of our brands to a multinational healthcare company.

Read More

Any employee whose employment started before 6th April 2012 will not lose their right to claim unfair dismissal and any employee with 11 months’ service on that day would have to wait only one month before he or she could…

Read More

1. Limit of a week’s pay for calculating statutory redundancy payments and basic award for unfair dismissal increases from £400 to £430.2. The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal increases from £68,400 to £72,300.3. The minimum basic award where dismissal…

Read More

Will Aid clients were offered a basic Will and asked to make a donation instead of paying the firm’s usual fees. The money raised is shared by Actionaid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, SCIAF,…

Read More