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Decade-long Will dispute ends as Supreme Court rules in favour of charities
March 2017

A long-running inheritance dispute, involving three animal charities and a disinherited daughter, has finally come to an end, following a Supreme Court hearing this month (March 2017). Continue reading...

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Decade-long Will dispute ends as Supreme Court rules in favour of charities
March 2017

A long-running inheritance dispute, involving three animal charities and a disinherited daughter, has finally come to an end, following a Supreme Court hearing this month (March 2017). Continue reading...

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Puma’s ‘Forever faster’ trademark bid skids to a halt
March 2017

Puma has in recent years poured significant marketing resources into its ‘Forever Faster’ promotional strapline – so much so, that it recently attempted to protect it as part of the brand’s intellectual property. Continue reading...

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SME business owners could be hit by ‘death tax’ hike
March 2017

Hefty increases in fees payable to the Probate Registry (‘probate fees’), which have widely been condemned as a ‘tax on death’, are set to place a significant additional financial burden on small business owners and their families. Continue reading...

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Construction disputes need not be a legal black hole
March 2017

Many companies dread the idea of entering into a dispute with a contractor, fearing that it will lead to a lengthy and costly legal battle. Continue reading...

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HMRC plans could mean landlords are penalised if tenants break excise laws
March 2017

Landlords could face tough penalties for failing to ensure that their tenants are not breaking customs and excise rules, if new proposals by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are given the go-ahead. Continue reading...

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Court rules there are grounds for headscarves ban in workplace
March 2017

In a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on a long running employment dispute over headscarves in the workplace. Continue reading...

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Student welfare groups urge caution over buy-for-uni mortgage deals
March 2017

New ‘buy-for uni’ mortgage deals are being targeted at students as young as 18. Continue reading...

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Wife loses legal battle to divorce her husband in ‘loveless marriage’
March 2017

A woman who claims she is ‘locked in’ to a loveless marriage, has lost her petition to divorce at the Court of Appeal. Continue reading...

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Parcel delivery drivers up in arms after firms charge them for being off sick
March 2017

Parcel delivery drivers are calling foul, after being ‘fined’ for taking time off sick. Continue reading...