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Why settlement agreements can be important to both employees & employers

What is a settlement agreement?

There is a misconception that settlement agreements are offered only to troublesome employees. This is not true. Settlement …

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Do football tournaments raise the level of domestic abuse?

They think it’s all over...

The Euro 2016 football tournament has just kicked off and football fever is amongst us again,

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Is your property at risk from flooding and where can you find further information?

Flood Risk – Are you Covered?

Never far away from the front of our minds (and with the recent weather) are the numerous news stories over the years reporting …

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Personal representatives must protect themselves from creditors and missing beneficiaries
Could you be a carers employer without knowing it, update on emplyment law

Do you use carers?

In 2014 there were approximately 6.5 million people in the UK who were caring for a family member, friend or partner who were …

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Make sure you have proper legal representation if you are arrested by the police

Don't say anything without your lawyer being present in a police interview...

For most people a visit to the police station is something you want to avoid. If you have to visit, it is either as a victim of …

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Fourteen members of staff from Hunt & Coombs Solicitors go for a walk in the Peak District

Bog hopping and uphill walking

On Saturday 23rd April, a group of fourteen staff and family members (plus two Labradors!) set off for an enjoyable walk in the …

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Homes can be at risk to pay for care fees.

Protecting your property from care...

Most couples own their home jointly in a way which means that on death of one spouse the survivor automatically owns the whole …

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Can an employer monitor an employee’s private communications at work?

Can an employer monitor an employee’s private communications at work?

Employers must be very careful if intending to monitor an employee’s communications. Whilst the ECHR held in this case that the …

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Most motor insurance policies provide cover for injuries drivers cause through accidents

Deliberate 'accidents' – are we fully insured…

With around 23,000 people killed or seriously injured on the roads each year in the UK, it is often said that in the wrong hands a …

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