Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Posted by admin on May 4th, 2016

Last month the new living wage came into force and because of that inequality between pay has also been highlighted. New legislation has now been announced that will ensure companies with more than 250 employees will have to publish the […]

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What is an Affidavit?

Posted by Asma on October 9th, 2013

An affidavit is a written statement sworn by a person which has been sworn to be true under an oath. An affidavit may be required during court proceedings when an individual is asked to make a witness statement which would […]

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UK Trademarks

Posted by DWS on September 13th, 2013

Tips for Ensuring your Trademark is Protected in the UK 1. You need to check if anybody is already using the brand / logo for any similar product or service on the Intellectual Properties Office (IPO) website 2. You should […]

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New Laws for Un-Authorised School Absences

Posted by Asma on September 13th, 2013

Schools can no longer grant leave of absence. As we start the new school term it is important that parents/guardians are aware that as from 1st September 2013, two key changes to the law relating to school attendance will come into […]

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Good News for Landlords in 2013 as Tenants on the Rise

Posted by DWS on September 11th, 2013

UK Rents Expected to Continue Rising in All Regions, says RICS. The latest Residential Lettings Survey from the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (RICS) suggests that tenant demand in the UK’s private sector is increasingly growing at a faster pace […]

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Minimum Wage Increases 2013

Posted by DWS on September 2nd, 2013

New Minimum Wage Increases. Minimum wage is set to increase for workers from October this year. The increase will be as follows: For workers aged 21 and over the minimum wage will increase from the current rate of £6.19 to […]

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Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Rules

Posted by DWS on August 17th, 2013

The New Rules on Conditional Fee Agreements. From the 1st April 2013 new rules on conditional fee agreements (CFA) have been introduced. If a client enters into a CFA or an After the Event policy (ATE) on or after the […]

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Employment law changes now in effect

Posted by DWS on August 1st, 2013

Legal Aid Amendents (effective 1/04/13) Except in relation to discrimination complaints, one can no longer claim legal aid for new employment law cases in England and Wales. This is by virtue of he Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders […]

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Family Law – Legal Aid Cuts 2013

Posted by DWS on June 6th, 2013

Legal Aid Cuts 2013 Reforms which will significantly reduce the scope and provision of legal aid have come into effect as from 1st April 2013. These reforms mean that legal aid will not be available for private family law matters, […]

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Inheritance Reforms

Posted by Colin on May 1st, 2013

Children to Lose out under Inheritance Reforms The Financial Time’s discusses the proposed changes to inheritance laws in a recent article by Lucy Warwick-Ching titled ‘Inheritance reforms favor Spouses’ which concerns how following the reforms, spouses or civil partners will have a better stance […]

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