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Employee Copyright Agreement Achieved Legitimate Aim

Many employers require their staff to sign copyright agreements by which they give up their...

Probate Charges to be Increased for Larger Estates

Proposals to link the cost of being granted probate over an estate valued at more than...

All Change for VAT on Vouchers

If your business issues vouchers, you should be aware that the VAT regime will change...

Leasehold Reform Consultation Ends

The leasehold system in the UK has been crying out for reform for years, and the Government has...

Late Appeal is Void Appeal for Property Owner

When the owner of a property that had been designated as a house in multiple occupation (HMO) by...

If HMRC Don't Get it Right

You may be forgiven for thinking that the authorities always follow proper procedures, but that is...

Director Who Flouted Ban Given Jail Sentence

Ignoring a court ruling is a foolish strategy at any time – as a man who continued to act as...

Lack of Will Leads to Family Dispute in Court

When a man's first wife died, he inherited her share of the property they had owned jointly. At...

Confidential Information Leakage Stopped by Injunction

One of the biggest dangers when a senior employee leaves an organisation is the ease with which...

The Sky Above and the Earth Below

A recent case may raise alarm bells for anyone thinking about adding a basement to a property...

Rugby Union Player Cleared of Recklessly Injuring Opponent

Those who take part in contact sports necessarily accept some risk of injury. The High Court made...

Ombudsman Acts Against Slipshod Council

When people need to go into care, the local councils that end up supporting the care costs are...
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