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6 Tips to Avoid Commercial Litigation

Disputes can be stressful, time consuming and damaging to your life and business.  Emotions can run high and otherwise rational people can be consumed by emotion in the midst of a dispute.  Often, prolonged litigation suits no one, particularly when there is a relationship to preserve. Due to the unpredictability of events and the inability

Office Christmas Party – The Aftermath!

Photocopiers at the ready, the Christmas party season is upon us! The Christmas party can be a real headache for business owners and HR professionals so we want to help you plan ahead for this year’s knees up, without the usual stress. An office Christmas party is considered an extension of the working environment, regardless

MKB announce Charity of the Year – BIADS

MKB Solicitors have recently announced their chosen charity for the year. We have selected BIADS – an organisation formed by Barnsley people to provide support to those who have any form of dementia and their families and friends. Whilst we have lots of in-house fundraising plans we think there is more that we can do to help

Travelling to/from work – working time?

The Europeans courts have recently confirmed that the time spent by workers who have no fixed place of work when travelling to and from their first and last assignment of the day, is working time. The obvious and wide-ranging implication of this decision is that workers are now entitled to be paid for that travel

MKB sponsor Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards

MKB sponsor Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards MKB Solicitors were proud to sponsor the illustrious compere of the Chamber of Commerce Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards that took place at Barnsley Metrodome on 23rd October 2015. Hosting the evening was Clare Frisby of BBC’s Look North, one of Yorkshires most popular TV presenters. Clare, who

A New Chapter for Christine

MKB say a fond farewell and ‘tip one’s hat’ to Christine Thornton today and wish her a very long and happy retirement.  Christine is a long standing member of the team at MKB Solicitors, having worked with us for almost 40 years!!!! We are honoured to have had the pleasure of working with Christine as part of our MKB

MKB Sponsor Superjam Tea Party – the best yet!

           SUPERJAM TEA PARTY – TUESDAY 11 AUGUST 2015 – 3PM UNTIL 5PM Barnsley Rotary Club and Home Instead Sheffield & Barnsley extended a warm invitation to lonely/elderly/ socially/isolated people to come and join them for a Free Summer Superjam Afternoon Tea Party.  Music and singing was provided by the lovely Susan St Nicholas singing classic

BIADS’ Calendar Girls do their bit!

The ladies pictured above have very tastefully disrobed (like the original Calendar Girls!) for the BIADS 2016 calendar to support their partners and friends with dementia and help the charity raise £20,000 to pay for the running of the befriending service – which is really valuable to those living with dementia in our area.  The

Driving Licence Paper Counterparts Abolished from 8 June 2015

What this means for you Paper driving licence holders (those issued before 1998) If you only have a paper licence it will remain valid and should not be destroyed. You will be issued with a photocard licence, the next time you need to update your name or address or renew your licence. Penalty points (endorsements)