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Million steps charity challenge for Wake Smith

Million steps charity challenge for Wake Smith

Wake Smith is to take place in a Million Steps challenge to raise funds for a Sheffield cancer support charity. Twelve employees are hoping to smash a target of one million steps in seven days and collect cash…

Wake Smith unveil promotions

Wake Smith unveil promotions

Wake Smith Solicitors has announced a series of promotions in several of its specialist departments. The Sheffield-based company unveiled four promotions from within the firm to director and associate levels. Solicitor…

COVID-19 - Important considerations for Directors

COVID-19 - Important considerations for Directors

Directors of companies have a duty to act in the interest of the business. The current COVID-19 situation has brought about unprecedented times and difficulties for all types of commerce. As the Government…

Wills increasingly seen as employee benefit

Wills increasingly seen as employee benefit

The supplying of a Will writing service has become an increasingly popular employee benefit. Companies have a responsibility to educate staff on the importance of writing a Will, and to advise them on the implications…

Is turnover rent the new way forward?

Is turnover rent the new way forward?

High street retailer New Look announced it has won approval from its creditors via a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) for 400 of its store rents to be linked to turnover.  Under the CVA the remaining 68 stores…

Compensation for some bereaved partners change

Compensation for some bereaved partners change

A change to the law of bereavement damages in England and Wales has come into effect. The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 was amended to allow a claim for bereavement damages by the cohabiting partner of the deceased,…

Two new trainees join Wake Smith

Two new trainees join Wake Smith

Two new trainee solicitors have joined Wake Smith as the law firm continues its commitment to supporting the development of legal talent. The trainees, Holly Navarro and Millie Vaughan, were both offered training…