The risks of ‘DIY’ Lasting Powers of Attorney

Many people with Alzheimer’s will eventually reach a point where they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves – this is known as lacking ‘mental capacity’. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an important legal t...

Why have a Will?

A Will is an important document to get in place at any point throughout your life. However, it can be of particular importance following a diagnosis of dementia to ensure your wishes and preferences are clear.Capacity to make...

Concerns rising over decline in labour in the food and services sector pre Brexit

The food and beverage sector remains a key aspect of the UK's manufacturing industry, however, concerns are rising over the sustainability of the sector, as Brexit looms.Government statistics on immigration released in August...

Registering shapes, sounds, smells and colours as trademarks

In 1997, when Brian Harvey was fired from East 17 and the BBC first aired the Teletubbies, big things were also happening in the trademark and chocolatier world – Toblerone’s application in July 1997 to register the shape of...