Emsleys Blog

  • How can employers monitor email and internet use?

    How can employers monitor email and internet use?

    Improper use of email and the internet by employees can lead to issues ranging from job performance problems, damage to business reputation, loss of business and all manner of other offences. It is only natural that employers will want to… Read More

  • Divorce Day: Where to start

    Divorce Day: Where to start

    As many head back to work this week after the Christmas and New Year break the first Monday of the first working week has been labelled by the media as Divorce Day for some years the day when enquiries about divorce are said to be at their… Read More

  • 2015 – A great year for Emsleys

    2015 – A great year for Emsleys

    2015 saw a fantastic year for Emsleys, with continued success and recognition at national level. In August the firm was shortlisted for three national awards; The Law Society’s Excellence in Client Service and Excellence in Business… Read More

  • Residential Lease Extensions FAQs Part 1

    Residential Lease Extensions FAQs Part 1

    Q. Why would I want to extend my lease? A. If your lease term (the amount of time left on the lease) dips below 80 years, a lot of lenders will not lend money to prospective purchasers. Therefore if you are thinking of… Read More

  • Divorcees win Supreme Court battle

    Divorcees win Supreme Court battle

    Two ex-wives have successfully won the right to re-negotiate their divorce settlements. Ms Sharland and Mrs Gohil both found out, some years after divorce, that their husbands had lied about their wealth. Ms Sharland divorced in 2010.… Read More

  • Consumer Rights Act 2015

    Consumer Rights Act 2015

    From 1st October 2015 the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 aims to make consumer rights clearer. Covering everything from the sale of goods, services, digital content and more, the intent is to require businesses to deal with consumers in a… Read More

  • What is family mediation?

    What is family mediation?

    According to recent statistics on legal aid this year, family mediation cases are on the increase, with 64% of all mediation outcomes resulting in a successful agreement. This is good news in an era where more and more people are going… Read More