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Student Bedsits Are Not 'Separate Dwellings'

In a decision of great importance to landlords of student accommodation , a tribunal has found...

GDPR Guide and Steps to Take

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection regime which will...

Court of Appeal Applies Commercial Clarity to Contract Terms

Large construction or maintenance projects rarely proceed without at least a few surprises and the...

Failing to Plan Ahead Creates Problems for Family Companies

Although no one likes to think about their own death, failing to be prepared for all eventualities...

Place Name Trade Mark Prevents Confusion

Newspapers periodically contain stories about the restrictions on use of terms that are...

SIPPs and Your Business Property

The Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) was introduced in order to give people far more control...

Small Data Protection Glitch Produces Big Financial Loss

When a local council published information in connection with a family's planning application for...

Intention the Key in Claiming Loss Relief

Tax law allows trading losses to be relieved against other income in a variety of ways, and...

Landlord Faces Six-Figure Bill for Notice to Quit Error

Correct service of legal documents may seem like a technicality to non-lawyers, but it is of...

Social Housing Company Not Guilty of Age Discrimination

In the context of a redundancy process, in which workers competed with one another in order to...

Free Advice Given and No Contract? You May Be Liable

Any professional will know that there are many people who like to have free advice, and whilst...

It Was Wrong, But Whose Fault Was It?

When a person takes professional advice and a loss follows, it is normal to look for compensation...

Sleeping at Work and the National Minimum Wage

Whether or not a worker who is on call at their employer's premises but who is allowed to sleep...

No Money a Reasonable Excuse for Not Paying Tax

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are not known for being lenient when it comes to taxpayers who fail...

Shape Change Not Inventive

For a patent to be valid, it is not sufficient that it is simply something new. There has to be an...

Average British person commits 32 crimes a year

Average British person commits 32 crimes a year Although 98% of British people consider...
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