4th December 2016

NAO cyber security report

Mark Symons has featured in the Cyber Security Practitioner with his article on the report 'Protecting information across government', published by the UK National Audit Office.

25th November 2016

Automotive dealerships: planning ahead - how to survive and thrive

Pitmans Managing Partner, John Hutchinson, advised Ridgeway throughout the group’s July 2016 acquisition by Marshall Motors Group in the third largest deal of its kind in the UK ever. He has been operating in the market for over 20 years, working with clients including Bentley, BMW, Mercedes Benz and Jaguar Land Rover.

Posted by Pitmans on 25th November 2016 in Automotive

14th November 2016

Barnardo’s refused CPI appeal

The Court of Appeal has affirmed that the Trustees of the Barnardo’s pension scheme cannot switch from RPI to CPI when determining annual increases to pensions in payment and revaluation.

Posted by Pitmans on 14th November 2016 in Pensions

9th November 2016

Food for thought: what to learn from the Wahaca Norovirus outbreak

With more than 350 people reportedly affected by the outbreak of Norovirus at Wahaca, the Mexican restaurant chain is facing a Public Health England enquiry and temporary restaurant closures. With bells ringing of the infamous outbreak of the same illness at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant, Pitmans partner Alan Davies, a member of Pitmans hospitality and leisure sector team, provides some advice on how best to handle food poisoning occurrences.