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Tribunal rules job applicant suffered indirect discrimination
May 2017

An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that a job applicant with Asperger’s Syndrome, who failed a ‘situational judgement’ test, suffered indirect discrimination. Continue reading...

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Owners of holiday homes abroad face post-Brexit estate planning risk
May 2017

Overseas property owners may not be able to rely on agreements which currently allow estates spread across multiple jurisdictions to be dealt with under English law, after the UK leaves the EU in two years’ time. Continue reading...

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Footballer seeks ‘genius’ status in a bid to receive lion’s share of divorce settlement
May 2017

Former Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs, is attempting to persuade judges that his estranged wife should receive less than half of his assets, because of his alleged ‘genius status.’ Continue reading...

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Judge rules candy-striped house does not breach planning regulations
May 2017

A High Court Judge has ruled that a woman who painted red and white stripes on her Kensington townhouse did not act unlawfully in her choice of colour scheme. Continue reading...

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Essex County Council faces legal action over care home fees
May 2017

Residential care providers are taking legal action against Essex County Council following claims that the low fees they are paid to deliver adult residential care services are “unsustainable.” Continue reading...

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Housebuilder apologises for “rip off” leasehold deals
May 2017

One of the UK’s largest housebuilders has apologised to thousands of its customers for putting in place spiralling leasehold deals which have been described by MPs as “a national scandal.” Continue reading...

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Tesco finds ‘every little helps’ as it saves millions in property revaluation
April 2017

Tesco has seen a reduction in its business rates across a number of its stores, which will see the retail giant save £105million over the next five years. Continue reading...

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Rise of the robots – is this the end of the workplace as we know it?
April 2017

A new survey has predicted that around one third of all graduate jobs could eventually be replaced by either robots or software. Continue reading...

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Probate fee increase put on hold as MoJ runs out of time
April 2017

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has stated that it has run out of time to push through legislation which would have seen a massive increase in probate fees introduced in May. Continue reading...

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Almost half of all businesses have suffered cyber-attack – report reveals
April 2017

Latest statistics show that nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber-attack in the past 12 months. Continue reading...