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It's not all about the 'B' word - Employment law changes in 2019

Emily Yeardley
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As a new year begins, we bring news of the employment law changes expected in 2019 and beyond. Although Brexit is, of course, the hot topic of legal uncertainty to look forward to this year, there are also other employment developments that should not be...

New Year, new you? Managing mental and physical illness at work

Emily Yeardley
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As we welcome 2019 and vow to stick to our New Year’s resolutions, the return to work can be a very stressful and often dreaded time of year. The New Year can bring with it various physical and mental impairments that employers should remain vigilant...

As a Tenant, what should your New Year's Resolutions be for 2019?

Emily Thorp
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Now that the festive delights of Christmas are over, January 2019 heralds the start of an uncertain new year for Britain, with only a couple of months to go until Brexit.  As it is currently unclear what the economic climate will look like moving...

Even the Coldest of Winters Cannot Freeze the Desire for Town and Village Greens

Emily Thorp
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Anyone can apply to register land as a town and village green under the Commons Act 2006, where a significant number of the inhabitants of any locality, or of any neighbourhood within a locality, have indulged as of right in lawful sports and pastimes on the...

For better or for worse Divorce Day is on our doorstep

Wendy Armstrong
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The first Monday of every new year has been tagged National Divorce Day as law firms all over the country are inundated with divorce enquiries after the pressures of the holiday season take their toll on relationships. The media sometime attribute this rise...

When do you need a power of attorney?

Amy Nelson
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Not when you think you do. By the time people think about it, it is often too late. Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) are often only associated with the elderly, but mental and physical incapacity can happen at any time. Whether through illness or...

Brexit and the housing market

Lalini De Silva
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Since 2016 there has been much talk about Brexit and the UK’s deal on departure. One of the biggest issues people face is the uncertainty of it all; one expert contradicts another, one MP’s comments differ from another, changes in the deal at...

"It's the most wonderful time for a beer" - Christmas party warning

Emily Yeardley
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We are finally at that time of year where it’s considered socially acceptable to eat lots, drink plenty and be merry! With companies making plans or hosting their highly anticipated work Christmas parties, giving all employees the opportunity to relax...

Constructive dismissal - what does this mean?

Emily Yeardley
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As most will be aware, an employer can terminate an employee’s employment either by giving notice or without notice where an employee is found to have committed an act of gross misconduct. However, an employer should have a fair reason for the...

Government delays application of Employer NICs to termination payments over £30k

Emily Yeardley
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It’s good news for employers as the Government has announced that it has delayed plans (for a second time) to make termination payments in excess of £30,000 subject to employer national insurance contributions (NICS). This will now take effect...

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