HSBC Football Tournament Win

  Sills & Betteridge Solicitors in HSBC Football Tournament Win to benefit West Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Service In May 2017, a number of organisations selected by HSBC including customers, local solicitors and accountants competed in their annual charity football tournament at Sincil Bank. A team of Lincoln solicitors from Sills & Betteridge, ‘Sills Sabres’ emerged victorious beating Wright Vigar Accountants in the final on penalties. Funds raised by the tournament and HSBC’s generous fund matching totalled £1100 and Sills & Betteridge, as winners, were allowed to choose which charity should receive the money. Jenny Lowe of Sills & Betteridge explained why they chose the West Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Service. “WLDAS…

Driving for Business – Get up to speed.

Driving for Business – Get up to speed. By Andrew Kerrigan We are all familiar with the “how’s my driving” stickers on the back of vehicles which invite the public to report poor driving. These stickers can be an indication that the company operating the vehicle has an active road safety strategy. Why is a road safety strategy necessary? If your company requires its employees to drive in their role, whether in a personal or company vehicle, you need a strategy to manage risk. The driver is principally responsible for the standard of their driving but the company may also be liable in some circumstances. The risks to organisations range…

Walking Football Kickstarts New Business Partnership

Nottinghamshire County FA has announced that it has appointed Sills & Betteridge Solicitors as its preferred legal partner.   The partnership includes sponsorship of a forthcoming walking football tournament and special offers for members of the Nottinghamshire County FA.   The walking football tournament takes place at Harvey Haddon stadium on 12th October and is set to attract many over 50’s players from prominent Nottingham based businesses. It is the first ever Walking Football tournament arranged by the Notts FA and will hopefully raise further awareness of Walking Football within Nottinghamshire.   Members special offers will include the ability to apply for a ‘Friends of Sills Premier Card’. The card…

Firms Combine Skills To Reduce Time It Takes To Move House

Two East Midlands based businesses have combined skills to reduce the time it takes for people to move house by streamlining the conveyancing process.   Law firm, Sills and Betteridge is now using Redbrick Practice Management to assist their conveyancing department in delivering a more efficient service.   Having grown significantly, Sills and Betteridge wanted a robust, yet scalable case management solution that would enable them to focus more on providing expert, impartial advice whilst also simplifying administrative tasks and enhance compliance.   Following an in-depth selection process, Sills and Betteridge chose Redbrick Practice Management based largely on how easy it was to use and to customize.  Also of benefit…

New Partner Joins Sills & Betteridge In Nottingham

East Midlands law firm Sills & Betteridge LLP has recently appointed Suzanne McAuley as a Partner in the firm’s Nottingham Office. Suzanne specialises in advising clients on personal matters. This includes estate planning, succession planning for business owners, wills, powers of attorney, trusts, tax planning, Court of Protection matters and mitigating the impact of care home fees. She will also work with the firm’s corporate clients to run clinics for employees who may need legal advice. Suzanne is a fully accredited member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly). She will join a team of 16 specialists which includes department head Richard Bussell,…

Sleaford Commercial Law Team Welcomes Property Expert

County law firm Sills & Betteridge LLP has announced expansion of its Sleaford commercial law team, with the appointment of Raj Blackburn, a Partner specialising in commercial property. Raj joins Stephen Swift in the department and acts for a range of clients, from small local businesses to landed agents and national companies. She deals with the sale and purchase of freehold property including option agreements, overage (clawback) and planning matters. Raj has extensive knowledge of leasehold transactions whether granting or taking a new lease, assignments, variations or surrenders. Raj is committed to providing practical, commercial advice and a first class client service and will draw upon the breadth of expertise…

Regulatory Law Specialist Joins Sills & Betteridge

East Midlands law firm Sills & Betteridge has announced the appointment of Andrew Kerrigan, an associate solicitor with a specialism in regulatory and compliance law. The appointment is the first in a series of key new appointments aimed expanding Sills & Betteridge’s presence across the East Midlands region.   Andrew will be responsible for growing the provision of legal advice to small and medium sized businesses that have experienced a workplace incident or accident.   Covering the entire East Midlands region, which includes the firms nine offices located across Lincoln and Nottingham, he will provide guidance on how to respond to an incident and the necessary requirements involved in reporting…