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Penina Shepherd is entrepreneur of the year

We are delighted to announce that Penina Shepherd, the Founder and MD of ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW, was announced today 01 October 2012 as the WINNER of the Entrepreneur of the Year category in the South of England by the British Chamber of Commerce. This is a significant win as the region covers London, Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Milton Keynes and other surrounding areas.


Are your freelancers employees in disguise?

Further to the “Weight Watchers Case”, the use of freelancers to service business needs that are traditionally fulfilled by employed staff is coming under increasing pressure from both HMRC and Employment Tribunals. The central question is ‘do the circumstances under which the freelancers are engaged, make them employees or self-employed?’


Cyber bullying

Cyber bullying has long been associated with the intentional bullying of teenagers by their peers, however, adults in the workplace are not immune.


Penina Shepherd finalist at the Gatwick diamond business awards

We are proud that our founder and MD, Penina Shepherd, was listed amongst those high profile business people to win Gatwick Diamond Business Person of the Year. This is a well worthy nomination reflecting her innovative approach in creating a truly different and successful Business Law Firm.

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