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Can a Will without a signature be valid?
July 2018

One of the fundamental requirements of a Will has always been that the document is ‘signed’ in the presence of at least two witnesses who must in turn confirm this by signing the Will themselves. Continue reading...

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New report warns of looming incapacity crisis
July 2018

A new report has revealed the UK is leaving medical and care preferences to chance. Continue reading...

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What happens if I have been unfairly dismissed?
July 2018

Whether you have been made redundant without substantial notice, sacked on the spot or asked to leave following a period of tension, losing a job can be a stressful experience – and in some cases, you might feel that your employer’s decision was unfair. Continue reading...

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Employment Tribunal backlog leads to recruitment drive
July 2018

The recent increase in Employment Tribunals – resulting in a backlog of cases – has led to a new recruitment drive to help clear it. Continue reading...

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TV Studio fined £30,000 following death of maintenance worker
July 2018

An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has resulted in a substantial fine for a Kent-based TV studio. Continue reading...

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Pimlico Plumber ruling backed by Supreme Court
July 2018

Another possible nail in the coffin of the so-called ‘gig economy’ was delivered this month, when the Supreme Court backed a plumber in the case against his former employer. Continue reading...

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Report suggests landlord and tenant disputes are rising
June 2018

The Property Ombudsman’s (TPO) annual report suggests that the thorny issue of landlord and tenant disputes is on the rise. Continue reading...

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Property buyers urged to be ‘fraud-aware’
June 2018

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has warned home-buyers to be ‘fraud-aware’, following new research into property crime. Continue reading...

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Housing Bill puts landlords under greater scrutiny
June 2018

New housing laws proposed by Government could see landlords face fines of up to £30,000, as well as bans from letting properties. Continue reading...

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Landlord-targeted scam highlighted at NLA event
June 2018

Landlords are being urged to be vigilant to ensure they do not fall victim to the latest scams affecting the residential letting sector. Continue reading...