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Council's Drafting Error Opens Way for Change of Use

Planning permissions mean what they say and judges are very reluctant to imply terms into them,...

Compensation Funds Care at Home for Injured Woman

Compensation in clinical negligence cases can enable families to remain together and provide a...

Court Corrects Parenthood Bungle

When a same-sex couple undertook fertility treatment which led to the birth of a baby girl, the...

Legal Costs of Defending Director Not Tax Deductible

To what extent are the costs of professional advice given to a director tax deductible by the...

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right

When a contract is breached and one party suffers a loss as a result, they are normally entitled...

Failed Claimant Not Liable for Costs

When a person is injured in a motor accident that is not their fault, a claim will be brought...

HMRC Fail in IHT Challenge on Livery

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have challenged a number of property-based trading businesses,...

Part-Time Workers and Discrimination

The Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (PTWR), which...

National Minimum Wage Rates 2018-2019

The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission's recommended rates for the National Living...

Failure to Use Solicitor for Will Leads to Challenge

Charities are generally thought of as being mild and benevolent organisations and in many ways...

EU Proposes Steady as She Goes on IP Rights

In a knowledge-based economy, the protection of intellectual property is often of existential...

Common Pitfalls of the Office Christmas Party

The annual Christmas party offers employers the chance to thank members of staff for their hard...

Insurance Extension on the Cards?

Under UK law, it is compulsory for all vehicles that are used on public roads to be insured, and...

Economic Reality Telling Factor in Planning Appeal

Aesthetic opinions differ dramatically and, in planning disputes, one property owner's dream is...

Moment's Lack of Thought Costs Dog Owner £115,000

Dog ownership is a source of joy to many, but it is not free from legal responsibilities. Owners...
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