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22 May 2018

Employment claim out of time

An aggrieved employee can make a claim to an Employment Tribunal if they think that their employer has treated them unfairly.

22 May 2018

Update your will

It is possible for someone who has been left out of a deceased person's will to make a claim for 'reasonable financial provision'.

22 May 2018

The 1975 Act appears again

A recent case is a reminder of the precarious position of cohabitees who have no automatic right to the property of another on death.

22 May 2018

Lease plans - beware if you vary your lease

Due to the recent press coverage about the problems with long leases of flats, property lawyers are looking at leases and lease plans in considerable detail.

22 May 2018

Employment Tribunal fees

The Supreme Court held that the Employment Tribunal fees which had been charged to bring a claim were unlawful.

22 May 2018

GDPR is nearly here

Most people will now have received a large number of emails from organisations pointing out new privacy policies and/or asking people to 'opt in' or resubscribe to promotional material and emails.

22 May 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.

23 Apr 2018

Google must delete

The much reported 'right to be forgotten' case against the search engine giant Google has been decided.

23 Apr 2018

The rights of agency workers

There is little difference between the rights of agency workers and direct employees.

23 Apr 2018

Take care when rejecting prospective tenants

Many private individuals have purchased houses to let out to tenants with a view to using the rental income as an alternative to a pension.

23 Apr 2018

Travel sickness claims on the run

Fake travel sickness claims is a subject which is often in the news.

23 Apr 2018

'Meal ticket' divorces on the wane

A recent decision is worthy of comment because it may mark a change in the attitude of the courts to making financial and maintenance orders following divorce.

23 Apr 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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