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Kuits’ licensing expert to speak at the House of Lords on night-time economy29-Nov-2016

Head of Licensing for Manchester commercial law firm Kuits, Tony Lyons, has been invited as an exper..

Diversity will be key to Manchester’s booming residential property market, says panel of experts25-Nov-2016

Manchester needs to continue to focus on diversity and stability if it is to safeguard the future of..

Autumn Statement 2016 - Kuits' predictions23-Nov-2016

Executive partner, Robert Levy, shares his thoughts on what he thinks will make up this year's Autum..

Kuits successfully defends The Alchemist in appeal against new bar22-Nov-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised The Alchemist in dismissing an appeal to halt the o..

Kuits supports Manchester International Festival 201717-Nov-2016

Kuits Solicitors is once again delighted to announce that it is supporting Manchester International ..

Let’s endeavour to explain “endeavours”15-Nov-2016

Endeavours clauses, that is, phrases where you promise to use “best endeavours” or &ldqu..

Taking Uber for a ride: tribunal gives Uber drivers worker status14-Nov-2016

Hot on the heels of the ASOS worker's scandal (http://www.kuits.com/news/the-real-price-of-fashion-a..

Break clauses in commercial leases – tips for landlords10-Nov-2016

A break clause in a fixed term lease gives the landlord, or the tenant, the option to terminate a le..

The new Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes09-Nov-2016

A new edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes has been publ..

The Apprentice08-Nov-2016

From 6 April 2017, employers across all sectors will be subject to a new Apprenticeship Levy. This f..

Life after death01-Nov-2016

My money, my choices? A recent case (Ilott v Mitson) has ignited fear of adult children that have be..

Kuits advises mining outfit Ironveld plc on £1.8m AIM placing31-Oct-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Ironveld plc, an AIM-traded mining company, on a sh..

Warranties vs representations14-Oct-2016

The recent decision of the High Court in Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd v Sumitomo Co Corp provides clari..

Kuits advises The Roberts Partnership on sale to Brown Shipley13-Oct-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised the shareholders of R A Roberts Partnership Ltd on ..

The real price of fashion: Asos accused of mistreating workers12-Oct-2016

In the wake of the recent Sports Direct scandal exposing poor treatment of workers, Asos has come un..

The Airbnb judgment: the potential risks of granting short-term lettings of your property11-Oct-2016

In the recent case of Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Limited, a tenant’s online Airbnb ad - and sub..

Kuits step up to charity campaign by clocking over 4,000,000 steps07-Oct-2016

A group of employees at Manchester commercial law firm Kuits have been putting themselves through th..

Brexit and the life sciences sector 03-Oct-2016

The marketing of medicines and medical devices are heavily governed by EU regulations. Although the ..

Kuits preserves leading status in Legal 50029-Sep-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has retained its prominent rankings in The Legal 500 UK, a rese..

Stings and honey traps – why it was OK to ‘scam’ Sam29-Sep-2016

The recent events surrounding the now former manager of the England football team, Sam Allardyce, ma..

Kuits advises GG Hospitality on partnership with National Football Museum28-Sep-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised on a deal between GG Hospitality and Man..

Kuits’ litigation team bolsters growth with three new hires26-Sep-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has strengthened its litigation team with three new appoint..

Kuits advises Bagir on AIM placing to raise funds23-Sep-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised The Bagir Group on an AIM fundraiser to raise circa..

Kuits advises Total Physiotherapy on merger with Jamie Bell Physiotherapy16-Sep-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Oldham-based Total Physiotherapy Group on its merge..

Kuits advises on opening of new restaurant Fox09-Sep-2016

Commerical law firm Kuits has advised former Living Ventures director, Danny Fox, on the opening of ..

Time to start your (gender pay) gap year?02-Sep-2016

In the week when fear-ridden teenagers were opening their results envelopes live on breakfast TV, se..

Sham job applications: good tidings from European Court26-Aug-2016

Whilst the well-publicised practice of making sham job applications in order to claim compensation f..

Kuits invited onto the judging panel of the North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards16-Aug-2016

The Executive Partner of Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has been selected to join the judging ..

E-signatures update – Law Society issues guidance 15-Aug-2016

We recently summarised the important new changes brought in by the Electronic Identification Reg..

How will Brexit affect Data Protection & the GDPR?15-Aug-2016

In our final article in the series looking at how the UK’s departure from the European Uni..

Intellectual property rights and the Olympic Games12-Aug-2016

The Olympic Games are a remarkable celebration of sporting excellence and human spirit and go back a..

Kuits advises on eagerly awaited Menagerie Restaurant and Bar11-Aug-2016

Commerical law firm Kuits has advised on the opening of the highly anticipated Menagerie, which open..

How will Brexit affect Grant-Funded Projects?08-Aug-2016

Grant-Funded Projects could be affected by Brexit. In our fourth article in the series, here is..

Reputation management: What does the future hold?05-Aug-2016

In the past, claimants - even those with little or no connection to England and Wales - have fav..

Kuits advises on the letting of Manchester’s Cat Café 03-Aug-2016

Kuits has advised on the lease of one of the city’s most talked about new venues, the Cat ..

How will Brexit affect competition law?01-Aug-2016

Next in our series of five articles on the legal implications of Brexit on Commercial Contracts, Kui..

Landlords should remember the importance of quiet enjoyment28-Jul-2016

Redeveloping a building with a tenant in situ may seem like an attractive prospect for a landlor..

EU – US Privacy Shield (not the latest superhero blockbuster)26-Jul-2016

Last year’s shock invalidation by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) of the Safe Harbor ..

How will Brexit affect continued legal/regulatory compliance?25-Jul-2016

The second in our series by Kuits’ Commercial and Intellectual Property partner Martin Lewis, ..

The future of commercial property following the referendum result25-Jul-2016

Property analysis: An underlying uncertainty should not alter the UK’s position as an attracti..

E-signatures: New rules enter force22-Jul-2016

The Electronic Identification Regulation came into force on 1 July 2016, changing the rules around e..

Kuits advises Character World on out of court settlement in trademark case20-Jul-2016

Kuits has advised licensing business Character World on the agreement of an out of court settlement ..

Can a director/shareholder be liable for a company’s actions?19-Jul-2016

The general answer is no, due to the doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’ of a compa..

How will Brexit affect your Commercial Contracts? 18-Jul-2016

Welcome to the first in our series of five instalments on the legal implications of Brexit on yo..

Key Court of Appeal decision provides clarity on property surveyors’ duties to lenders18-Jul-2016

The Court of Appeal decision in the professional negligence case of Tiuta has implications for value..

The Housing and Planning Act 201614-Jul-2016

On 12th May 2016, the Housing and Planning Act 2016 came into force. It substantially a..

Kuits briefing note for Companies and LLPs regarding the introduction of the new PSC Register13-Jul-2016

New PSC requirements From 6 April 2016 there has been a new requirement for companies and LLPs ..

Kuits celebrates successful year with promotion of eight lawyers 06-Jul-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has announced the promotion of five partners, a senior associat..

GPs vote for employees to write their own two-week sick note: sensible suggestion or a longer skive?05-Jul-2016

Members of the British Medical Association (BMA) have voted in favour of employees self-certifying t..

The impact of Brexit on Designs05-Jul-2016

The decision of the UK to leave the EU will clearly have wide reaching implications across business ..

The legal landscape for intellectual property in the event of Brexit21-Jun-2016

As a member state of the EU, the law relating to intellectual property - along with all other ar..

Copyright – change to the law relating to artistic works17-Jun-2016

A change in the law from 28 July 2016 will mean that artistic works which have been industrially exp..

Kuits supports year of growth with five new hires across the firm 15-Jun-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has made five new appointments across five departments to suppo..

Employees now face prosecution for unlawfully obtaining client data14-Jun-2016

It’s a familiar scenario to employment litigators; an employee makes off with confidential..

The importance of providing up-to-date information14-Jun-2016

On the sale of a property, a seller will typically provide replies to enquiries for the benefit of t..

Kuits successfully retains The Law Society’s CQS accreditation for fourth year running03-Jun-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has maintained The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Sch..

Landlords, the clock is ticking17-May-2016

F means fail 1st of April 2018 marks the beginning of a new era for the commercial property world. ..

Euro 2016 and the Queen’s birthday licensing relaxation16-May-2016

The Government has announced that pubs will be allowed to sell alcohol on Friday 10th June and Satur..

Tenants v landlords – an update on assigning guarantors05-May-2016

Background In the past, when a tenant entered into a lease its obligations were often guaranteed by ..

Time stands still for no system 04-May-2016

Further to reports that Atos were forced to hand back £15m to Transport for Greater Manchester..

Direct marketing phone calls – know your obligations03-May-2016

New obligations will come into effect on the 16 May 2016, which will require direct marketers to dis..

Keeping Up with Trade Mark Law20-Apr-2016

Kylie Jenner, one of the five sisters of ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ fame, ha..

Kuits advises parallel importer on initial victory over Procter & Gamble in major decision18-Apr-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised a parallel importer in successfully defending a sum..

MIAMs are not the way to encourage divorcing couples to mediate18-Apr-2016

The Ministry of Justice recently published the Legal Aid Statistics for October to December 2015, wh..

Kuits successfully defends BrewDog in resident’s appeal against new bar 14-Apr-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised BrewDog in dismissing an appeal to halt the opening..

Prenuptial agreements: the tabloids vs reality14-Apr-2016

‘Judges say they will ignore pre-nups unless couple are rich’ reads a recent tabloid hea..

Robert Levy appears on BBC News following the publication of David Cameron’s tax returns13-Apr-2016

Robert Levy, Kuits’ executive partner and specialist tax investigations solicitor, featured in..

Top five tips for protecting your business from a departing employee11-Apr-2016

There is never a shortage of people willing to warn you about the dangers of employment law to the u..

Developers of Leisure Property regarding Provisional Statements and Provisional Premises Licences08-Apr-2016

Following the introduction of the Licensing Act 2003, developers of leisure premises initially relie..

Kuits advises Fastnet in transformational pharma deal06-Apr-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised its client Fastnet Equity plc on the acquisition of..

Kuits’ Executive Partner appears on BBC Breakfast to weigh-in on Panama Papers06-Apr-2016

Robert Levy, Kuits’ Executive Partner and specialist tax investigations solicitor, featured li..

Kuits strengthens Banking and Real Estate Finance team to support continued growth04-Apr-2016

Commercial law firm Kuits has bolstered its Banking and Real Estate Finance team with the appointmen..

Kuits named as a finalist for Insider Property Award’s Law Firm of the Year01-Apr-2016

Kuits has been shortlisted in the ‘Law Firm of the Year’ category at Insider’s Nor..

Takeaway learnings from Nestle’s battle to trade mark the shape of its KitKat21-Mar-2016

Background A trade mark guarantees the ‘origin’ of a product or service, enabling c..

Kuits welcomes new recruit to Corporate team 07-Mar-2016

Manchester law firm Kuits has continued to expand its corporate and commercial team with the hire of..

Transferring data to the US? New agreement reached with the EU26-Feb-2016

You may recall that last year the EU–US Safe Harbour agreement was invalidated by the Euro..

Kuits launches business crime offering with appointment of consultant24-Feb-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has appointed Wendi Bussin as a specialist regulatory and busin..

Kuits’ employment law team launches HR Breakfast Club 23-Feb-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has launched its HR Breakfast Club – quarterly breakfast ..

Changes to SDLT rates for residential property purchases – post consultation22-Feb-2016

The government has proposed changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”), for higher rate..

Kuits expands into new office18-Feb-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has taken an additional 3,800 sq ft of space in Blackfriars Hou..

Selling online – proposed new EU consumer remedies10-Feb-2016

Following the recent implementation of the UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 in October (please see our up..

Kuits advises on sale of Mediward Ltd 09-Feb-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised on the sale of Mediward Ltd, a pharmacy business ba..

Penalties - always a price to pay? 09-Feb-2016

A recent case is the first in 100 years to reset the bar on penalty clauses. Cue the moans that it i..

Kuits advises Alphagen on sale to Group zed 20-Jan-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Alphagen Limited on its sale to Canadian corporatio..

Kuits advises Vini Italiani on the opening of its Covent Garden store18-Jan-2016

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Vini Italiani on the launch of its second site, on ..

Kuits corporate team completes £45m worth of deals in busy run-up to Christmas13-Jan-2016

Manchester law firm Kuits is celebrating a busy and successful end to 2015 after its corporate team ..

Child maintenance and contact: how some parents are adopting a ‘pay per view’ attitude to children21-Dec-2015

Katie McCann, Partner and Head of the Family department at Kuits, explores the dangers of parents wi..

Why data protection is essential 07-Dec-2015

Most businesses process personal data about their customers. This includes, for example, individuals..

Online Christmas shopping and the Consumer Rights Act 201501-Dec-2015

With Cyber Monday racking up £1.1bn of online sales in just one day this year, more and more o..

Update: Autumn Statement and Spending Review 201530-Nov-2015

On Wednesday, George Osbourne made his Autumn Statement and Spending Review speech, the first since ..

Kuits retains leading status in Legal 500 and Chambers rankings27-Nov-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has again performed well in The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Guide..

Entrepreneurs’ Relief: what is the point of no return?26-Nov-2015

You have worked hard to build up your business. You have made sacrifices and taken risks. You ..

Skinny latte with an extra shot of harassment, please26-Nov-2015

An amorous Starbucks barista has hit the headlines causing a media frenzy after leaving a messag..

Manchester’s Transport Fiasco - 3 options for failing IT projects 13-Nov-2015

Fans of the Northern Powerhouse will groan at recent news about Manchester’s own “Oyster..

Kuits awarded top Law Society accolade for sixth year running02-Nov-2015

Manchester-based commercial law firm Kuits has secured the national Law Society’s legal practi..

Kuits advises Hollowood Chemists on acquisition of North West pharmacy portfolio26-Oct-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised pharmacy group Hollowood Chemists Limited in it..

No smooth sailing yet23-Oct-2015

Following on from our recent article about the invalidation of Safe Harbour (http://www.kuits.co..

Stormy seas ahead? Safe harbour no more 16-Oct-2015

Spotlight on European Data protection privacy laws as ECJ Provisional Ruling provides that Safe ..

Lying spouses fall foul to the Supreme Court 14-Oct-2015

The Supreme Court has today ruled that the cases of Mrs Gohil and Mrs Sharland may be reopened. ..

Consumer Rights Act 2015: what businesses need to know and do to ensure they remain compliant01-Oct-2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October 2015. Its main aim is to simplify exis..

Defamation in the social media age: what to do if someone posts something negative online28-Sep-2015

Social media and other internet-based comment posting sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and TripA..

Kuits advises on sale of Jasper Square portfolio to REI plc25-Sep-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Tunstall Properties 1 Limited and Tunstall Prop..

Kuits advises Ebsett Care on purchase of Futurewise Properties24-Sep-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Ebsett Care Ltd on the purchase of the entire i..

Kuits advises on hotly-anticipated Asha’s opening16-Sep-2015

Commercial law firm Kuits has advised on the opening of the new Asha’s restaurant in Manch..

Kuits Strengthens its Corporate and Commercial Team with Another Senior Hire08-Sep-2015

Manchester law firm Kuits has added another senior hire to its growing Corporate and Commercial ..

Parental disputes: when divorcing parents hold different beliefs, where does that leave the children08-Sep-2015

Raising children together within the realms of a marriage or relationship can be tough to say th..

Kuits completes two landmark deals for The Class of ‘9227-Aug-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits Solicitors have today completed two landmark deals on behal..

Kuits Celebrates Significant Promotions Round after Successful Year13-Aug-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits is celebrating the promotion of eleven members of its team ..

Important Costs Victory for Landlords10-Aug-2015

Many claims by landlords can often be for an amount of less than £10,000. The relevance of..

Kuits secures purchase of Wrexham shopping center for Manchester-based Meadows Estates04-Aug-2015

Commercial law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised a private property investor in the purchase of ..

The Supreme Court confirms test for goodwill in passing off actions31-Jul-2015

The recent Supreme Court decision of Starbucks (HK) Limited and others v British Sky Broadcastin..

Kuits advise on Lyons share of Manchester’s new food and drink spots30-Jul-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has had a busy first quarter advising the operators behind ..

Defaulters beware: you’re in for a scare24-Jul-2015

The case of Mr and Mrs Aly hit the headlines last week when HHJ Mark Rogers ordered Mr Aly to ha..

Grandparents: the silent sufferers when their children get divorced17-Jul-2015

When parents get divorced, they are encouraged to sort out arrangements for any children between..

Four Tips for Getting the Most Out of your IT Suppliers 15-Jul-2015

These days, most businesses live and die by their IT systems. We all know the feeling when a cr..

2015 Budget in Brief08-Jul-2015

Following today’s budget, we have prepared a review of the key points as broken down into ..

A mother on the run: Rebecca Minnock’s attempt to take the law into her own hands29-Jun-2015

Runaway mother Rebecca Minnock plagued the news last week after she went into hiding with her so..

Is rush hour set to become a happy hour for employees?29-Jun-2015

Whether its gridlock on the M6, or a cancelled or redirected train, our traditional early mornin..

Prenuptial agreements: what, why and how25-Jun-2015

When anyone gets married, they truly hope it will last forever; however, unfortunately this isn&..

Commercial Common Sense and the Interpretation of Service Charge Clauses19-Jun-2015

A recent appeal dismissal by the Supreme Court highlights the very real need to check over any c..

The Deregulation Act 2015 – important changes for landlords and tenants19-Jun-2015

The Deregulation Act 2015 came into force on 26 March 2015. The Act aims to clarify issues which..

Resolution’s Family Law Manifesto 2015: How the Law Needs to Change08-Jun-2015

Resolution have recently published their manifesto setting out the six things they believe the g..

Kuits advises Tommy Tucker on purchase of RJ Foods05-Jun-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised family-run confectionary giant Tommy..

A Spoonful of Caution: What Mary Poppins teaches us about employing domestic workers in the home20-May-2015

One thing that most people probably don’t think about whilst enjoying a family movie night..

One rule for him and another for her as Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses Sue Ann Arnall’s appeal11-May-2015

In November 2014, Harold Hamm, the CEO of Continental Resources, was ordered to pay his ex-wife ..

Let’s stop the blame game - the argument for no-fault divorce05-May-2015

‘Nobody likes a snitch’ is how the playground saying goes. Yet ‘snitching&rsqu..

Pre-nups: do they suggest the marriage is over before it’s even begun?16-Apr-2015

With pre-nuptial agreements on the rise in the UK and judges seemingly becoming more and more wi..

Kuits advises on opening of new arts hub HOME15-Apr-2015

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised on the opening of new cinema, theatre and art c..

5 Things Rights Holders Should Think About When Negotiating a Successful IP Licence27-Mar-2015

Licences can provide IP rights holders with a fantastic way to exploit their valuable (but usual..

Kuits advises Manford’s Comedy Clubs in agreement with Tiger Tiger25-Mar-2015

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised Manford’s Comedy Clubs, an entertainment ..

Transparency in Company Ownership: What Shareholders Need to Know about the New Proposals23-Mar-2015

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has published a paper on new proposals regard..

Swaps Compensation – Time is running out!17-Mar-2015

We have successfully recovered significant amounts of redress compensation for many of our clien..

Go and get a job? The case for and against Tracey Wright09-Mar-2015

The divorce case of Tracey Wright has hit headlines hard recently after a judge told her t..

Kuits Proud to Support Manchester International Festival 201506-Mar-2015

Kuits Solicitors is once again supporting Manchester International Festival as a Corporate Membe..

Law Firms from Across Europe to Attend TAGLaw Conference in Manchester04-Mar-2015

This weekend Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors will play host to over 60 lawyers from over 25..

Divorce and the Court: how to litigate whilst remaining amicable 02-Mar-2015

Kuits Solicitors are currently running a campaign ‘Divorce: let’s get it right&rsquo..

Alternative Dispute Resolution: how to keep your divorce on-track and out of court25-Feb-2015

As part of Kuits Solicitor’s campaign ‘Divorce: let’s get it right’, its..

Should I stay or should I go? How to know when a marriage is worth saving19-Feb-2015

With Valentine’s Day having just passed, spouses across the country will have spent the da..

Kuits advises Violet Hospitality on the launch of Urban Cookhouse 17-Feb-2015

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised Violet Hospitality on the launch of its debut s..

What taxpayers with Swiss accounts need to know about HMRC’s disclosure pack10-Feb-2015

Over the last year or so, HMRC have been contacting taxpayers with Swiss bank accounts who autho..

What’s in a name?: Companies House Ordered to Pay Out over Clerical Error09-Feb-2015

The importance of accurate registration was highlighted very recently when it emerged that an er..

A Year in Review: What 2014 Should Teach Employers about 201505-Feb-2015

2014 was an interesting year for employment law. Statutory discrimination questionnaires have be..

Artist divorce case highlights sexism of the UK courts - and it’s not the women who are suffering01-Feb-2015

A stay-at-home father who was supported by his millionaire wife is appealing a court decision th..

Does Hohn confirm that the family courts have lost their intellectual ability?29-Jan-2015

The highly anticipated Hohn judgement was delivered in full on 12th December 2014. Although it h..

Causing Offence: What We Should Learn from EAT’s First Twitter Case 28-Jan-2015

In the recent case of Game Retail Ltd v Laws (UKEAT/0188/14), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EA..

Kuits advises Class of ‘92 on Salford City FC BBC documentary22-Jan-2015

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised Class of ’92 stars Gary and Phil Neville,..

The A Word: Ramsay Loses High Court Battle over Lease Document Signed by Ghost Writing Machine21-Jan-2015

A recent dispute has hit the headlines partly due to its high-profile claimant, the fiery celebr..

Cohabitation and marriage: spot the difference15-Jan-2015

The Cohabitation Rights Bill has recently received its second reading in the House of Lords. Cre..

Kuits Awarded Elite Ranking in Chambers UK Guide 2015 13-Jan-2015

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has once again been awarded an Elite Top Tier Ranking in th..

It’s nearly Divorce D-day but does it really exist? And, if so, can we really blame the turkey?24-Dec-2014

Not a year goes by without a newspaper article being written about the arrival of Divorce D-day ..

Lessons from Thiry: The important distinction between financial and litigation misconduct23-Dec-2014

Property tycoon Didier Thiry has been ordered to pay his ex-wife Alisa Thiry £17 million i..

6 Tips for Employers for a Merry Christmas19-Dec-2014

With the festive season upon us, Kuits Employment team are here to provide you with 6 top tips f..

European Court rules that obesity can constitute a disability19-Dec-2014

A recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision has found that a 25-stone Danish child minder ..

The Legislative Reform (Entertainment Licensing) Order 2014 19-Dec-2014

The Legislative Reform (Entertainment Licensing) Order 2014 which further relaxes the licensing ..

Hohn divorce settlement secures the UK’s position as the divorce capital of the world09-Dec-2014

It has been an exciting few weeks in the world of divorce settlements. Less than a month after A..

Kuits advises mining outfit Ironveld plc on share capital raising05-Dec-2014

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised Ironveld plc, an AIM-traded mining company, on ..

Is your Business Clear on Allergens?01-Dec-2014

The Food Information for Consumers Regulations come into force on 13th December 2014, bringing a..

What Employers Need to Know about the New Shared Parental Leave Regulations01-Dec-2014

The new shared parental leave (SPL) regulations are in force from today (1 December 2014). The ..

Now the legal aid cuts to family law have set in, what is the real cost of them?28-Nov-2014

In an attempt to reduce the legal aid bill by £350 million per year, huge cuts came into f..

Family Dispute Resolution Week: A Look at Mediation24-Nov-2014

Mediation will make the divorce process quicker, fairer and more empowering for both parties, sa..

Billionaire Hamm’s is one of the biggest divorce settlements in history, but is it big enough?21-Nov-2014

American entrepreneur Harold Hamm, best known for his position as CEO of Continental Resources, ..

If a clean break is so desirable, why do Joint Lives Maintenance Orders still exist?10-Nov-2014

The Divorce (Financial Provisions) Bill received its second reading in the House of Lords in Jun..

If you like it then should you put a ring on it?07-Nov-2014

Times have changed – and on the whole these changes are for the better. We are now living ..

What Employers Need to Know about the New EAT Rules on Holiday Pay and Overtime05-Nov-2014

The much-anticipated judgment of Hertel, Amec v Wood and Others, regarding holiday pay, was deli..

National Fertility Awareness Week: 6 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy31-Oct-2014

During this National Fertility Awareness Week (w/c 27th October 2014), our family team takes a l..

Kuits Awarded Top-Tier Firm Status in Legal 500 UK 2014 Rankings17-Oct-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits has been awarded a North West Top-Tier Firm recommendation in the Lega..

Antenatal appointments14-Oct-2014

On 1 October 2014, changes to the Children and Families Act 2014 meant that certain individuals ..

Kuits advises on opening of new Spinningfields restaurant Fazenda10-Oct-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised on the opening of new Brazilian restaurant Faze..

Kuits advisesThe Ivy's Former Head Chef on second Fish and Chip Shop opening in the City09-Oct-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised Des McDonald, the former chief executive of Cap..

Kuits Announce the Promotion of Five New Partners and Three Associates07-Oct-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits has announced eight major promotions, adding five more partners and th..

Mandatory Conditions Update01-Oct-2014

You will remember that on 28th May 2014 the mandatory conditions attached to all premises licenc..

Kuits Secures Licensing Deal for The Manufacturing Institute 17-Sep-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has successfully conducted international copyright and trad..

Kuits' Executive Partner Addresses 'No Safe Havens' Tax Conference in Tel Aviv09-Sep-2014

Kuits Solicitors’ Executive Partner Robert Levy (http://www.kuits.com/meet-the-team/robert..

Keeping the employment contract alive when employees abandon ship22-Aug-2014

Receiving news that an employee will be leaving the company can be stressful for an employer, no..

SWAPS Update: Is a Basic Redress Offer Fair?22-Aug-2014

Following on from our last update (http://www.kuits.com/news/update-mis-selling-of-swaps) on the..

Kuits advises Hollowood Chemists in its purchase of J Simpson Chemists and Clamary Limited19-Aug-2014

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised pharmacy group Hollowood Chemists Limited in it..

Kuits advises New World Trading Company on The Botanist opening07-Aug-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised New World Trading Company on the opening of the..

Kuits advises Peakdale Molecular on £12m sale of shares 08-Jul-2014

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has advised leading drug discovery firm Peakdale Molecular ..

Kuits acts for Paul Scholes on new column for Paddy Power10-Jun-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits has advised on the negotiations surrounding Paul Scholes’ contra..

Ban on the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT28-May-2014

On 28th May 2014, a government ban on the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT came i..

Kuits advises on Ledley King Testimonial at Spurs09-May-2014

Manchester law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised on the negotiations surrounding the testimonial..

Update: Mis-selling of swaps08-May-2014

Kuits has been in close contact with those of our clients involved in the Financial Conduct Auth..

Family Justice Reforms23-Apr-2014

The family justice reforms, which have been described as “the largest for a generation&rdq..

New Consumer Contracts Regulations – Is Your Business Prepared?23-Apr-2014

The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 will ..

Kuits advises Accurist on sale of its business to Time Products11-Apr-2014

Kuits Solicitors, the leading commercial law firm based in Manchester, has advised Accurist Watc..

SSP Reforms: The Impacts on your Business04-Apr-2014

Starting from April 6, the introduction of an independent assessment service means that employer..

Game Changer For Landlords 24-Mar-2014

Until recently the law in administrations was that if a quarter’s rent is payable in advan..

Distress not an option for commercial landlords19-Feb-2014

One of the most effective options available to landlords of commercial property in the event of ..

Does your business need a BYOD policy?19-Feb-2014

BYOD (bring your own device) refers to the increasingly common practice of employees using perso..

Government issues guidance on international surrogacy19-Feb-2014

Surrogacy is becoming increasingly popular with couples who wish to grow or start a family. Man..

CRAR UPDATE18-Feb-2014

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements – soon to become legally binding?10-Feb-2014

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Discretionary bonus payments and divorce05-Feb-2014

In the event of divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, one of many financial Orders that t..

Daily Internet Purchases Namehog 27-Jan-2014

Manchester Solicitors Manchester law firm, Kuits Solicitors has advised AIM listed internet host..

Kuits Shortlisted for Medium Law Firm of the Year 24-Jan-2014

Manchester Solicitors Kuits Solicitors in Manchester, England has been shortlisted for the Mediu..

Understanding Surrogacy23-Jan-2014

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Advice for companies and individuals on reputation management and brand protection14-Jan-2014

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Do you own the rights to your name? 14-Jan-2014

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Swaps - Where are we now?10-Jan-2014

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New Year – New Beginning?06-Jan-2014

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Safe Harbor – Any Port in a Storm?06-Jan-2014

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Government publishes response to its consultation on apprenticeships in England18-Dec-2013

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Domino’s Pizza workers told to speak English while at work12-Dec-2013

Staff at Domino’s Pizza in Preston were told that they could only speak English while at w..

Kuits advises on the opening of Cafe Football11-Dec-2013

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Autumn Statement overview06-Dec-2013

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Christian Woman Mounts Landmark Case at Court of Appeal 06-Dec-2013

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times06-Dec-2013

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HMRC Clamps Down on Landlords06-Dec-2013

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It’s all in the Name06-Dec-2013

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HMRC to carry out targeted checks on employers advertising for interns05-Dec-2013

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Kuits advises on 'Class of 92' production02-Dec-2013

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Bulletin Article – Age Discrimination/John McCririck28-Nov-2013

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What a Landlord does not want for Christmas28-Nov-2013

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Case Law Bulletin: Young-v-Young 27-Nov-2013

The long-awaited high profile “big money” divorce case of Young v Young finally reac..

Commercial Landlords – Time is Ticking20-Nov-2013

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Employment Law – Winter 2013 Update19-Nov-2013

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Vantage Point sold for £19.9 million 19-Nov-2013

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Financial Penalties for Employers who lose at Tribunal18-Nov-2013

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Direct your Attention to Direct Marketing01-Nov-2013

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Government Looks to Deregulate Entertainment Further01-Nov-2013

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Payments to Incorrect Payees01-Nov-2013

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Kuits advises Daily Internet plc25-Oct-2013

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Rent Arrears – Options for Landlords15-Oct-2013

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Bankruptcy Tourism explained09-Oct-2013

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Kuits advises on £3.9m shopping centre purchase08-Oct-2013

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