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Government Makes Tendering Process Easier

The complexity and length of the tendering process for government contracts has for many years...

Tax Domicile - HMRC Upping the Ante?

With an increasingly peripatetic workforce, more and more people are finding that the issue of...

Parental Bereavement Bill Published

Employers are not currently required to give paid leave to grieving parents. Section 57A(1) of the...

Do You Know Who Actually Owns the Patents You Depend On?

A great many companies depend on patents for their profitability, and doubts over ownership of...

Denied Divorce Case Heading to Supreme Court

It has been revealed that the widely reported case last March in which a wife was not granted a...

Mutual Will Voids Thirteen Later Wills

Although a worryingly high proportion of the population never make a will, a fairly large number...

Furnished Holiday Lettings Face Tax Attack

The United Kingdom has very favourable Inheritance Tax (IHT) treatment for the owners of business...

Breach of Contract - Court Takes Commercial Approach

Making the right decisions in the immediate aftermath of a breach of contract is of critical...

Don't Delay in Completing 'Formalities'

There is a tendency to think that procedural matters are mere formalities and there is no need to...

'Pre-Pack' Administration and TUPE

Whilst the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) operate...

Former Mill Worker Wins Hearing Loss Damages

A former mill worker has secured compensation after he developed noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)...

Landlord's Motivation for Work Not in Point, Rules Court

A recent case decided by the High Court will (if not overturned on appeal) have potential...

Parenthood is Not a Trump Card to Avoid Imprisonment

Imprisoning parents is inevitably traumatic for their children, and striking a balance between...

Estranged Daughter Gains Share of Late Father's Estate

The dangers of concluding that estranged children who have been disinherited will have no claim...
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