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The law of the land: beginners guide to adverse possession.

Adverse possession is a principle of property law that applies to both residential and commercial property. It is the legal basis on which a person, who is not the legal owner of land, can become the legal owner by possessing the land for a specified period of time. Such a person is often referred to as a “squatter”, but in this blog is referred to as an “occupier”. The process is different for registered land and unregistered land. This blog deals with registered land as it is more common.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Are your maternity policies due for a review?

 Employers - Do you offer enhanced maternity pay? What about enhanced shared parental pay?

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Posted in: Employment Law

Best foot forward as shoppers get set to walk Teesside to London for one great day

Stockton’s Castlegate Shopping Centre announces its support for One Great Day campaign, aiming to recruit 100 people to each walk 2.5 miles, the equivalent distance of Teesside to London. 

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Posted in: News & PR

New Electronic Communications Code - Bad Signal for Landowners?

Background

Telecommunications technology has made significant advances in recent times with digital communication no longer considered a luxury but rather a fundamental part of the country’s infrastructure.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

The Sun is out! Time to pull a sickie?

Living in the UK we consider ourselves lucky if we get one or two weeks of glorious sunshine. For the first time this year we’re finally enjoying high temperatures making us all want to head to the beer garden or beach. However statistics show that during a period of hot weather more employees tend to “pull a sickie” and more often than not are being caught on social media with a beer glass in hand, large black sunglasses and a huge grin on their face!

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Posted in: Employment Law

Mental health in the workplace: how to be a mindful employer

The importance of looking after your staff’s mental health has never been so high on the agenda following the most recent national mental health campaign with the ‘#oktosay’, together with the much publicised Royal family support of the ‘Heads Together’ campaign over the last few months.

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Posted in: Employment Law

WARNING! Don’t get caught by Japanese Knotweed

What is Japanese Knotweed?

Japanese knotweed is a plant native to Japan, Taiwan and northern China.  It is highly invasive and can be extremely destructive.  It has been known to grow as high as four or five metres in a matter of months with roots spanning even further.  Everyone who owns or occupies property, whether residential or commercial, should be vigilant in checking whether or not Japanese Knotweed is growing or encroaching on their property. For more information on how to identify it, see the  Japanese knotweed identification sheet. 

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Endeavour reaches fundraising total for Teesside charity

We’re really delighted to be able to share our charity news- we’ve just donated £7500 to Fairbridge House, the Middlesbrough centre of the Prince’s Trust charity.

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Posted in: News & PR

Small suppliers set to get intel on big company payment performance

New regulations designed to help small businesses get paid on time came into force this month, with a requirement for larger companies to publish information about how long they take to pay suppliers. 

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Posted in: Corporate Recovery and Insolvency

County Durham business secures million-pound investment with Endeavour’s help

Growth Capital Ventures (GCV) has received a £1.1 million investment from Maven Capital Partners, a prominent UK private equity house, working alongside our legal experts to complete the deal.

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