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Is your company ready for the PSC register - Register for People with Significant Control

The PSC Register for companies and limited liability partnerships

The ‘Register for People with Significant Control’ (PSC Register) is the latest reporting requirement that has been introduced …

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Unmarried or couples who are not civil partners do not have the same rights if one dies. having a Will can help

Why Cohabitees should make Wills

Following a recent case heard in the High Court we are reminded that unmarried couples, who are not Civil Partners, have few …

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Budget 2016 SDLT slab rates increase for commerical property in England & Wales

Changes in SDLT rates for Commercial Property from 17 March 2016

It was announced during the 2016 Budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, that SDLT ‘slab rates’ would be …

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Starbucks discriminated against an employee for being dyslexic

Starbucks found to have discriminated against a Dyslexic employee.

I was recently reading an article in Personnel Today about an employee who had won a claim against her employer, the coffee shop …

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Hunt & Coombs team go bowling with Handelsbanken

Bowling with Handelsbanken

Great night had by all in Team Hunt & Coombs at the Handelsbanken Bowling night.

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Income Tax changes on Investment Income for individuals from 6th April 2016

The way income tax is charged on savings interest and on dividends will alter from 6th April for individuals and may mean you will …

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The National Living Wage – a reminder of the changes.

This is a reminder that the National Living Wage will be introduced on 1 April 2016. Could this affect your workforce?

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Morrisons liable for assault by employee

Amjid Khan worked in a Morrisons petrol station in Birmingham. Ahmed Mohamud asked Mr Khan whether he could print out some …

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The Party Wall Act Explained!

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is a legislative framework intended to prevent or resolve disputes in relation to party walls, party …

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Can a Demotion Constitute a Fundamental Breach of Trust and Confidence?

In the case of British Airways Plc v Higgins 2015 the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision …

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