Monday, 18 April 2011

Primogeniture - a thing of the past?

Primogeniture was the custom of land inheritance whereby the entire estate passes to the eldest son. In the past this method of estate planning was accepted as the "norm" but now times are changing!

Andrew Way of Latimer Hinks Solcitiors comments... Female Inheritance Breaks out of the Downton Abbey Age

For a more detailed explanation please visit Primogentiure - life in Elizabethan England.

The Daily Mirror also comments No Excuse for Clinging on to Outdated Primogeniture Rules

For further information on inheritance and estate planning please contact our team at Latimer Hinks, we'd be more than happy to help!

The Team
Andrew Way
Anne Elliott
Elizabeth Armstrong
Natalie Walker
Helen Booth
Gillian Perkins
Nadine Sweeney
Victoria Moremon
Kelly McLoughlin
Daniel Williams
Julie Porter

ASSIST - Ladies Networking Event - Managing your Brand in the Social Media Age

ASSIST is a networking group for ladies in the Tees Valley area. The aim of the group is to "help each other" in the world of business and all it entails!

At each event we hold a networking game to "break the ice" this is then followed by a presentation.

Our next event is entitled "Lights, Camera,  Action..." and will be presented by Emma Hignett & David Laud of i2i Business Solutions.

The date:
11th May 2011
The venue:
Springboard Business Centre, Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley Business Park, Stokesley, TS9 5JZ
The time:
8:45am for 9:25am
The topic:
Managing you personal and business brand in the social media age.

In this social media age, now more than ever it is vital that management have media training.

Increasingly websites are 'alive' with podcasts and vidcasts. Management are required to become the face of the company in front of the camera - a task that very few people feel comfortable with!
David and Emma will give an introduction to media training sharing a few hints and tips which can increase your confidence, improve your performance and make filming the company vidcasts far more enjoyable! They will also touch upon dealing with negative publicity.


8:45 – 9:25am: Registration and informal networking
9:25 – 10.10am: Introduction and Networking game
10.10– 10.40am: Emma & David – i2i Business Solutions
10.40 – 10.45am: Business Card draw and Charity raffle
10.45 - 11.00am: Opportunity for further networking

If you are interested please register asap as places are limited.
The cost is minimal – £5 for members and £10 for non members.
Once you have been allocated a place simply bring along payment on the day.

Refreshments will also be available..

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Local Enterprise Partnership Question Time

Are you involved with a business in the Darlington and surrounding area?

If so you may wish to attend a question time event to find out more about the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and what it will mean to your business.

Further details