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17 Sep 2018

Who gets the house?

In a recent case, a mother sued her son over a house and a flat.

17 Sep 2018

Widowed Parents Allowance (WPA)

If a person's husband, wife or civil partner dies leaving the survivor with dependent children, the WPA may be payable.

17 Sep 2018

Beware giving (and receiving) references

A recent employment case reminds us of the pitfalls for a prospective employer if they withdraw a job offer on the basis of a reference.

17 Sep 2018

GDPR and references

GDPR also affects employers giving references.

17 Sep 2018

Vicarious liability and independent contractors

Vicarious liability refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person.

17 Sep 2018

Possible divorce changes

It has been announced that the Government is going to review the divorce laws.

17 Sep 2018

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

30 Aug 2018

Unhappy wife must stay married

Contrary to popular belief, there is only one ground for divorce and that is that the marriage has 'irretrievably broken down'.

30 Aug 2018

Cheap wills - sometimes you get what you pay for

As part of a banking package, many lenders offer their customers the chance to have a will prepared at a reduced fee.

30 Aug 2018

More divorce in the news

The case of the marriage of Mr and Mrs Mills continues to raise eyebrows and headlines.

30 Aug 2018

Leasehold houses - in the news again

Many people buy a property on a long lease - typically a long residential lease will be 125 or 999 years long.

30 Aug 2018

Japanese Knotweed update - it just won't go away

The plant now falls within the ambit of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

30 Aug 2018

Two fingers to KitKat

An update on the long running dispute between Nestle and the owner of Cadbury.

30 Aug 2018

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

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Spring Statement 2018

Details of the Spring Statement. Our summary focuses on the issues likely to affect you.

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Autumn Budget 2017

Details of the Autumn Budget 2017. Our summary focuses on the key issues.

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