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Interest rates have legal impact
Contributed - Aug 09, 2022 - Columnists

It is an interesting time in B.C., with rising interest rates on homes and the market potentially shifting from a seller’s market to a buyer’s. There have also been changes within ICBC and how the law deals with motor vehicle crashes and specifically injuries that are caused by one. In this episode of the Law […]

Shareholder system can work
Contributed - Aug 02, 2022 - Columnists

In this episode of the Law Talk podcast, partner Clay Williams and associate Tanvir Gill discuss shareholder agreements, and how the directors and shareholders work the day-to-day duties of a business. Whether you are a startup or a larger business that has been around for years, this is extremely important information. As always, email [email protected] with your […]

Crucial to know about negligence
Contributed - Jul 12, 2022 - Columnists

Lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill practise in business law and have a wealth of experience. In this episode of the Law Talk podcast they discuss negligence and where the precedence has been set. They turn back the clock and investigate a case from 1932, the birth of negligence and a very famous Canadian case […]

Kelowna becoming commercial hub
Kirk Penton - Jun 30, 2022 - Columnists

By Terese Cairns Canada’s real estate market is sustaining continued momentum following more than two years of a global crisis. The economy has staged a strong recovery, and real GDP returned to pre-pandemic levels earlier than anticipated. Commercial activity, in particular, has revived with Canadians keen to return to restaurants, retail spaces and, gradually, offices. […]

Latest on immigrant workers
Contributed - Jun 28, 2022 - Columnists

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the flow of foreign workers, which has impacted business in our communities as well as across the country and still is. At FH&P Lawyers the immigration department has been working diligently with businesses and workers across the world trying to assist where possible to speed up a potential worker’s application. Canada has […]

How to lease for business
Contributed - Jun 14, 2022 - Columnists

In this episode of the FH&P Lawyers Law Talk podcast, partner Clay Williams and associate Tanvir Gill discuss leasing a space or building for your business. Whether you are just starting out or have been in business for a while, knowing about how a lease works, the obligations of a landlord, the offer to lease […]

Know marketing ins, outs
Contributed - May 31, 2022 - Columnists

In today’s business world having a good marketing plan is critical. Whether that plan develops campaigns to run on a digital platform or a more traditional avenue, having a focused message is important. The ability to track your return or investment is just as important as the campaign itself. Tracking your findings can help tailor future […]

Make your partnership work
Contributed - May 17, 2022 - Columnists

FH&P business lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill have explored several ways in which people run their businesses within the Okanagan through the Law Talk podcast. One of the most common and oldest structures to run a business is through a partnership, which is typically unincorporated. Today the hosts dissect the pros and cons of running […]

How to avoid business litigation
Okanagan Edge Staff - May 03, 2022 - Columnists

Lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill are business lawyers serving the B.C. Interior and hosts of the Law Talk podcast. This week our lawyers welcome Associate Shane Gardner, a litigator at FH&P Lawyers, as they discuss litigation strategies and how you can potentially avoid litigation when it comes to business transactions. Send your legal questions […]

Credit key for businesses
Contributed - Apr 19, 2022 - Columnists

Over the course of a business’ life cycle, every one of them at some point is going to need some credit. Whether it is applying for a mortgage, or a loan for their operation or perhaps to buy another business, most will need credit. In this episode of the FH&P Lawyers Law Talk podcast, lawyers Clay […]