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19 Jul 2018

PPI May Not Be Over Yet

Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is a form of insurance that has hardly been out of the news in recent years.

19 Jul 2018

Liability of Executors - again!

We recently reported on the significance of Executors taking on personal liability in carrying out their duties as Executor.

19 Jul 2018

Dress codes

The Government has recently issued guidance for employers on dress codes.

19 Jul 2018

To be a 'worker' is the gig economy

We recently reported on the Pimlico Plumbers case in which a plumber was a 'worker' and not a self-employed contractor.

19 Jul 2018

It's all in a (domain) name

An increasing number of people are setting up businesses with a significant online presence.

19 Jul 2018

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

21 Jun 2018

Status of employees in the gig economy

The boom in the so called 'gig economy' means that firms are increasingly trying to categorise their workers as self-employed meaning that the company does not have to make payments for holiday pay, sick pay, etc.

21 Jun 2018

Hot on the heels

A recent decision involves the couture shoe designer, Christian Louboutin.

21 Jun 2018

When does notice of termination of employment start?

In a recent Court of Appeal case, an employee had worked for an NHS Trust for many years and her contract required 12 weeks' notice of termination of the contract to be given by either party.

21 Jun 2018

Liability of Executors

When a person makes a will, they appoint one or more Executors.

21 Jun 2018

What is a 'reasonable sum' when paying service charges on account?

Many people who own a flat or property on a long lease will pay a service charge towards the upkeep of the common parts such as driveways, gardens, the exterior of the building, buildings insurance, etc.

21 Jun 2018

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

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