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  • Wealthy parents could be hit in the pocket after latest court ruling Article date:  10/12/2009A recent family court decision could have worrying implications for wealthy parents and those in line to benefit from family trusts, according to a leading family law specialist.
  • Higgs consolidates growth with major move Article date:  18/11/2009Law firm's investment in 3 Waterfront Business Park is one of the largest commercial property deals this year.
  • Higgs helps TSI move in the right direction Article date:  27/10/2009Law firm Higgs & Sons has helped one of the region’s leading freight businesses expand its operation even further.
  • Online businesses offline with legal issues Article date:  26/10/2009Research carried out by legal firm Higgs & Sons has uncovered some shocking figures about the failings of some online companies to comply with legal issues.
  • Avoiding the void rates Article date:  16/10/2009Businesses across the region are being urged to seek professional advice regarding void rates, as unoccupied business premises can no longer enjoy the empty rate benefits they were once entitled to.
  • Personal liability threat for directors who want a second attempt Article date:  05/10/2009A leading insolvency lawyer has given a warning of increasing risk for directors who buy back their failing business.
  • In with a wimper out with a roar? Article date:  05/10/2009Britain’s Supreme Court opens for business on 1st October, and according to one of the region’s leading dispute resolution lawyers, its introduction may be a relatively quiet one, but its cases and rulings could be anything but.
  • Ignore data protection act at your peril, warns Higgs Article date:  25/09/2009In a stark warning, Higgs & Sons is advising businesses across the region that failure to comply with the Data Protection Act could land company bosses with fines or even imprisonment.
  • Higgs prescribes right remedy for employers concerned about swine flu pandemic Article date:  14/08/2009A special seminar for employers worried about swine flu and its implications on their businesses is being held by legal firm Higgs & Sons.
  • More strength added to employment law team Article date:  14/08/2009The largest employment law team in the Black Country is being further strengthened with the appointment of a human resources specialist.
  • Debt chasers urged to take correct course in recovery race Article date:  09/07/2009Businesses across the Black Country are being urged to take one of three simple actions when recovering debt – or risk ‘throwing good money after bad.’
  • Borrowers beware warns Higgs Article date:  08/07/2009Company directors are being urged to err on the side of caution when applying for corporate loans, no matter how anxious they may be feeling through the current economic downturn.
  • Higgs argue case against equality bill Article date:  29/05/2009A leading Midlands law firm has joined the growing voice of dissent over the Government’s Equality Bill, declaring: “It may push many employers over the edge.”
  • Older must mean wiser Article date:  29/05/2009A leading Midlands law firm is urging co-habiting couples to protect their assets, after it was revealed that less people are getting married than ever before
  • HMSS Scheme Article date:  05/05/2009Property lawyer says new government scheme will have little impact on browsers
  • Love me love my pre-nup Article date:  29/04/2009A leading divorce lawyer says that a case being heard in the Court of Appeal this week between one of Germany’s richest women and her ex-husband has once again catapulted pre-nuptial agreements back into the public eye.
  • Stephen Brown appointment Article date:  02/04/2009Higgs aiming for electronic excellence after recruiting IT director
  • Companies house getting tough Article date:  02/04/2009Companies house getting tough with late filers?
  • Higgs offer a pre-pack perspective Article date:  01/03/2009Coffee seller Whittards of Chelsea and fashion chain UCS are just two of the high profile retail businesses which this year alone have been subjected to pre-pack sales out of administration
  • Businesses may be contractually obliged to cut prices as RPI falls Article date:  01/03/2009Businesses across the region could be facing unexpected price freezes or even price cuts in the coming weeks, as the reality of the retail prices index begins to bite
  • Higgs announces hospice partnership Article date:  01/03/2009A leading Black Country law firm is hoping to swell the coffers at the Mary Stevens Hospice by £10,000, after agreeing to raise money for the Stourbridge charity throughout the year.
  • Businesses urged to beware of bogus buyers Article date:  01/02/2009Businesses must be alert to the threat of competitors obtaining commercially sensitive information under the guise of buying the business
  • The nuptial is in the post Article date:  01/02/2009Married couples who want to protect their assets in the event of future separation or divorce have been given renewed hope of creating binding agreements
  • Businesses warned about taking a break Article date:  01/02/2009More and more commercial tenants are in danger of paying two lots of rent per month as they seek a break in their contracts, it was claimed today
  • Concept IT acquire London IT recruiter Article date:  01/02/2009Fast growing recruitment specialist, Concept IT has acquired Alan Morris Recruitment Limited for an undisclosed sum
  • Black country lawyer asks is it time to consider limiting yourself? Article date:  28/01/2009
  • Business owners urged to spend their pennies wisely Article date:  13/01/2009Business owners are having to plough more of their own cash into their enterprises to beat the credit crunch
  • Become your own boss Article date:  13/01/2009Business men and women across the Black Country are being given a simple solution to beat the credit crunch – Become your own boss
  • Property litigation specialist lays new foundations at Higgs Article date:  13/01/2009A property litigation specialist is moving from a large Birmingham law firm to join Higgs & Sons’ growing dispute resolution team
  • Till debt do us part Article date:  06/01/2009An increasing number of divorcing couples are going to find themselves ‘joined at the wallet’ for some time after their divorce is finalised,

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