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Clampdown on unscrupulous leasehold practices_

Emma Millington, 28th July 2017

A consultation paper sets out plans to end the abuses of leasehold that have led to homeowners paying extortionate ground rents.

Is positive discrimination lawful?_

Laura Franklin, 28th July 2017

Positive discrimination is unlawful in the UK but positive action isn’t. Laura Franklin gives details on what this means to employers.

What does the ruling on employment tribunal fees really mean?_

Laura Franklin, 27th July 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled that employment tribunal fees are in fact illegal, taking a strong stance to defend workers’ rights and their ability to enforce those rights.

Five top tips on settlement agreements_

Laura Franklin, 24th July 2017

Negotiating a settlement agreement can be a trying process for both the employer and employee, which is why we’ve put together our top five tips.

Brexit and the GDPR - Are you ready?_

Julian Milan, 13th July 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Directive sometime around May 2018. Now is the time to start preparing for the changes ahead.

TUPE - the common mistakes_

Laura Franklin, 10th July 2017

To help you steer a steady course through TUPE, employment lawyer Laura Franklin tackles some of the common misconceptions.

Getting to grips with the new protocol for debt claims_

Richard Anderson, 10th July 2017

Following several years of consultation, a pre-action protocol for debt claims will come into force on 1 October 2017.

Top three social media headaches faced by employers_

Laura Franklin, 29th June 2017

Social media has transformed the way we operate both inside and outside work but, for employers, the digital age has brought with it some tricky HR issues.

Court of Appeal decision shows move towards broader interpretation of exclusion clauses in commercial contracts_

Karen Elder, 29th June 2017

Many commercial contracts can be complex and often include a number of exclusion clauses.

I am going through a divorce but my ex is unwilling to disclose his financial interests. What can I do?_

Sarah Jones, 28th June 2017

Avoidance and disposition orders are an important part of an experienced matrimonial solicitor’s arsenal in overcoming these kinds of difficulties.

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