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The Chocolate Box Dream
Many dream of owning an idyllic thatched cottage in the countryside, however as pretty as they look, there are matters you should consider before purchasing a thatched property.
Working mother wins her appeal against unfair dismissal and indirect discrimination
On 22 June 2021, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) released its judgment in the case of Mrs Dobson v North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (“the Trust”).
Recent decision of the Supreme Court in Khan (Respondent) v Meadows (Appellant)  UKSC 21
This recent appeal concentrated on the aspect of the Defendant’s duty of care which should…
Guide To Reducing Your IHT Bill
Click on the image to download our Guide To Reducing Your IHT Liability.
Employee Was ‘Unfairly Dismissed’ Despite Being In The Pub Whilst Off Sick
Nikita Shergill updates on us a recent Employment Tribunal where an employee had been unfairly dismissed for socialising in the pub while taking a period of absence for his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Corby One Of The Towns To Benefit From The Government’s Towns Deals
Corby has been awarded £19.9m as part of the programme
Energy Performance Certificates & Commercial Leases – Changes Are Coming
Many leases include obligations to carry out works required by statute. The wording of these clauses varies and whether this would require a tenant to carry out EPC improvement works will depend on exactly how your lease is drafted.
Guidance on the Government’s First Homes (affordable housing) scheme published
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government recently published some guidance on ‘First Homes’, a scheme introduced by the Government as a new form of affordable housing.
New Divorce Law – No More `Fault`
The Government has confirmed that the long awaited Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 2020 which introduces no fault divorce in England and Wales will be introduced on the 6th April 2022. It will bring about the biggest change in Divorce Law and procedure for 50 years and ends the “blame game”.
FREE seminar For Commercial Landlords – Will You Benefit From Lockdown Easing?
As the economy reopens and retail and hospitality spending increases, can landlords expect to benefit?…