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The Government has accepted the recommendations put forward in the Low Pay Commission’s annual report 2014 for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates for 2014/2015.
The commencement of the publication by the Environment Agency of flood maps that show the danger of flooding from surface water will be an unwelcome development for homeowners in the areas shown on the maps as ‘high’ flood risk – where the likelihood of a flood is assessed as being about 1 in 30 each year.
Supertrike Limited vs Rodrigues in the Court of Appeal.
The recent Court of Appeal case of Superstrike vs. Rodrigues concerns an assured shorthold tenancy which
was created in January 2007 prior to the introduction of mandatory tenancy deposit protection on 6 April
2007. The tenancy continued on a statutory periodic basis from January 2008 and the deposit remained
unprotected. In 2011 a Section 21 notice was served to end the tenancy.
A deathbed will wasn’t properly executed and should be held invalid, the Court of Appeal has ruled in a decision reminding judges to apply strictly the formality requirements in the Wills Act 1837.
Workers’ right to paid holiday cannot be subject to a minimum period of actual work during the reference period used to calculate entitlement, the European Court of Justice has said.
If you’re ending your marriage or civil partnership, you may need to make formal arrangements to settle financial and property matters. Speak to our Family Law team about this. You [...]
A Pre-Nuptial Agreement “Pre-nup” is a binding agreement which is entered into before marriage and can be legally enforced if the parties later divorce. Until recently “Pre-nups” were given greater [...]
The best way to resolve a Family Law dispute is by discussion, compromise and agreement. The Court rules are intended to help the parties to achieve fairness in the division [...]
The best way to resolve any Family Law dispute is by discussion, compromise and agreement. Where that is not possible you may find yourself having to take proceedings against your [...]