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Football club cries foul over fan’s trademark registration of fans’ chant
July 2019

A Championship League football team is bracing itself for legal action after a popular acronym used by its fans was registered as a trade mark by a separate party. Continue reading...

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New code launched to help protect victims of sophisticated banking fraud
July 2019

A new code has been launched by 17 UK banks to protect customers who fall victim to a sophisticated form of fraud known as Authorised Push Payment (APP) scams. Continue reading...

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The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill: what you need to know
June 2019

The new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill received its first reading in the House of Commons on 13 June. Continue reading...

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‘Temporary’ planning rules permitting larger extensions now made permanent
June 2019

Temporary rules, introduced by the Government in 2013, that allow homeowners in England to build larger extensions without seeking planning permission are being made permanent, ministers have announced. Continue reading...

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Supreme Court set to review IHT pension case
June 2019

The Supreme Court is set to review a long-running Inheritance Tax (IHT) case against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Continue reading...

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What happens if I need to negotiate a Settlement Agreement with my employer?
June 2019

A Settlement Agreement allows an employer and an employee to reach a mutual agreement in order to end a term of employment, which offers protections for both sides once the employee moves on. Continue reading...

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Industry bodies call for Government to delay IR35
June 2019

UK industry is calling for the Government to delay plans to extend the IR35 tax law to the private sector. Continue reading...

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Refinery fined £5 million after explosion kills four workers
June 2019

Valero Energy, the world’s largest independent petroleum refiner has been fined £5 million after four people were killed in an oil explosion at a refinery in Pembrokeshire. Continue reading...

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Almost a quarter of new dads miss out on paid paternity leave
June 2019

Nearly one in four new fathers did not qualify for statutory paid paternity leave in 2018. Continue reading...

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Waste management firm fined after fatal accident
May 2019

A waste management company in Northumberland has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when he was struck by a reversing JCB loading shovel. Continue reading...