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Essex town offers the best return on property investment
June 2018

A new study has revealed that the Essex town of Colchester may offer the best returns for property investors. Continue reading...

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Impending Capital Gains Tax changes cause concern
June 2018

A new study has revealed that 61 per cent of property investors admit they are concerned about the impact of Capital Gains Tax on non-resident investors in UK real estate. Continue reading...

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Tribunal rules on holiday entitlement for part-time teacher
June 2018

The law relating to statutory holiday pay and part-time staff was clarified recently, after an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that a part-time music teacher had been unfairly discriminated against. Continue reading...

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Palmers’ team recognised for school mentoring efforts
June 2018

Dedicated Palmers team members have been rewarded for their efforts in mentoring local schoolchildren and taking part in careers activities.

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Government issues guidance to 100 ‘at risk’ colleges
June 2018

More than 100 colleges have been warned that they “need to familiarise themselves” with the new Further Education Insolvency rules. Continue reading...

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Brucie leaves entire fortune to his wife and deprives the taxman
June 2018

It has been revealed that veteran entertainer, Sir Bruce Forsyth, left almost his entire £11.5 million fortune to his wife Wilnelia, meaning that his estate avoided costly Inheritance Tax (IHT) duties. Continue reading...

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Contractor unlawfully labelled ‘self-employed’ – Supreme Court rules
June 2018

A landmark case in the Supreme Court has found that a worker was unlawfully labelled as self-employed instead of as a worker for the company. Continue reading...

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Divorce proceedings reach Supreme Court
June 2018

A couple’s divorce proceedings have reached the UK’s highest court after two lower courts denied a wife’s divorce petition. Continue reading...

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Change in motorway regulations could cause confusion
June 2018

The recent relaxation of motorway regulations could cause confusion for learner drivers, according to Palmers’ motoring law expert. Continue reading...

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What happens if I lose my mental capacity?
June 2018

In life, we never quite know what’s around the corner. According to the latest figures from the Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently some 850,000 people who have been diagnosed with dementia in the UK – a number which is estimated to hit one million by 2025. Continue reading...