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20 Dec 2019

Beware the festive party

Employers and employees should try to avoid the problems which can arise at staff Christmas parties.

20 Dec 2019

CGT changes for 2020

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a tax on the profit made when a taxpayer disposes of an asset that has increased in value.

20 Dec 2019

Civil partnerships for same sex couples

A civil partnership is a legally recognised relationship between two people that offers many of the same benefits as a marriage, including the same inheritance rights.

20 Dec 2019

Village greens might be under threat

Town and village greens have developed under customary law as areas of land where local people indulged in lawful sports and pastimes.

20 Dec 2019

More protection for whistleblowers

A whistleblower is someone who reports certain types of wrongdoing in relation to things that they have seen at work.

20 Dec 2019

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.

25 Nov 2019

Age discrimination

The Equality Act 2010 provides that it is against the law to treat someone less favourably than someone else because of a protected characteristic such as religion, sex, gender reassignment or age.

25 Nov 2019

Landlord can withhold consent to planning permission

Every landlord and tenant relationship is governed by the terms of the lease between the parties.

25 Nov 2019

Changes to IR35

From 6 April 2020 the responsibility for deciding if an individual falls under IR35 must be decided by the client engaging them.

25 Nov 2019

Employer not liable for failing to prevent harassment

The Equality Act 2010 provides that it is against the law to discriminate against anyone because of certain protected characteristics.

25 Nov 2019

New laws at a standstill

Due to the early general election, various legislative measures will not progress any further for the time being.

25 Nov 2019

Ryanair claims

Flight delays by various airlines have been well reported in recent years.

25 Nov 2019

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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