A new additional nil-rate band of £100,000 for inheritance tax on main residences, when bequeathed to a direct descendent, is set to come into effect from April 2017.
New home buyers are being warned to check leasehold agreements carefully as they may contain pitfalls which could trip up the unwary.
The government has been urged to uphold the law on sexist dress rules in the workplace by enforcing legislation designed to protect employees from unscrupulous bosses.
Married children are not receiving their inheritances because their parents fear that the family estate will be lost as a result of divorce.
Parents who have children under the age of 18 are being urged to review or make a Will to ensure they have appointed a legal guardian.
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The late payment of invoices is becoming an increasing problem for all types and size of business within the UK. It is a real problem that businesses need to get to grips with and tackle because it can cause cash flow misery. Indeed it will be unsurprising for many to hear that cash flow problems continue to be one of the biggest causes for business failure within the UK.
Some of the least convincing excuses offered by businesses who failed to pay the minimum wage have been made public by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
A landfill company has been fined £180,000 after a worker was run over and had to have both legs amputated.
A number of recent high profile employment tribunal cases involving gig economy workers, has led to calls for a change in the law.
An engineering company’s failure to undertake a correct risk assessment of its working practices led to two of its employees suffering life threatening injuries from chemical burns and the company being fined £150,000.