If you find yourself liable to pay Inheritance Tax following the death of a loved one, you may wrongly presume that there is no option but to pay the tax man the full amount that he is owed.
A long serving employee who made derogatory comments about her employer on Facebook was fairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has found.
A new initiative could lead to the speeding up of the divorce process, by splitting divorce proceedings from financial proceedings.
A long-running dispute involving Warner Brothers and the estate of the author J R R Tolkien has finally ended in an ‘amicable settlement.’
An independent review into employment practices in the UK has called for work to be “fair and decent”.
In a bid to modernise the court system, the Lord Chancellor has announced that ‘arcane’ legal terms such as ‘mercantile’ and ‘chancery’ should be replaced by language which is more easily understood by the general public.
A new study claims that the UK remains the most attractive global market to invest in commercial property.
A long-running survey which tracks business distress in the UK, has found that thousands of businesses are on the brink of financial ruin, with many business owners claiming that a future rise in interest rates could push them over the edge.
Two recent Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutions – both involving injuries suffered by agency workers – have illustrated the need to ensure that temporary and contract workers receive the same level of workplace training as permanent employees.
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Employment law is particularly complex and there are many rules and regulations which could potentially trip up an unwary employer and lead to a claim for unfair dismissal or accusations of gender, disability, religious or racial discrimination.