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Will you get to see your children on Mother's Day?

Kathryn Moggs
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Some mothers are preparing to get pampered this Mother’s Day whilst for others the occasion only provides a reminder that they may not see their children on this special occasion. In contrast, parents may find that the occasion brings to the forefront...

Fitness for Human Habitation

Emily Thorp
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On 20 March 2019 the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the Act”) came into force, which will affect all leases created after this date.  The Act amends the current fitness for human habitation requirement found in the...

Who should you instruct for an Inheritance Dispute?

Emily Thorp
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Recently, in the case of Cowan v Foreman & Ors  a widow has been refused permission to claim against the estate of her late husband after filing her application nearly 17 months out of time. This judgment made clear that the court would...

What to expect when you're expecting

Helen Clements
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Being pregnant is an exciting and memorable time in a woman’s life, but it can also result in additional stress as some expectant mothers juggle work with nausea, discomfort, pain, antenatal appointments, financial concerns and job security worries. ...

BakerLaw successful with Lexcel re-accreditation

Emily Yeardley
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Following a visit from an independent Lexcel assessor, BakerLaw is pleased to announce that the Firm has passed the re-accreditation process retaining its quality mark for practice management and client care. As one of only 1,700 firms in the UK and the...

Do I have a Lease, Licence or a Tenancy at Will?

Danielle Dyer
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There are certain ways in which a tenant may occupy a property; either by lease, licence or a tenancy at will. But how do you tell the difference and why does it matter how the property is occupied? This article provides an overview on the key features and...

Is divorce really only a click away?

Emily Farrow
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The UK government intend to implement a number of changes within the Divorce system. These include making amendment to the archaic fault based divorce system as well as using technological advances to improve the efficiency of the system and ultimately bring...

Mandatory itemised payslips for all workers coming soon!

Emily Yeardley
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From 6 th April 2019 employers will be required to provide all workers with an itemised payslip. Current legislation requires employers to provide itemised payslips to ‘employees’ for each pay period showing gross pay and any deductions made. ...

Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Amy Nelson
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Sadly, it's a stark reality that financial abuse of the elderly is becoming more and more prevalent. Recent data revealed that those aged over 65 are those most at risk from being targeted. When an Attorney starts to act on behalf of the Donor (the...

What must a claimant do to prove they are disabled?

Helen Clements
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Mrs Nissa was employed by Waverly Education Foundation Limited and worked at a School as a Science Teacher. She was employed from September 2013 until her employment ended on 31 st August 2016 by reason of her resignation. She brought claims of disability...

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