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Unregistered school prosecuted in landmark case
October 2018

A landmark prosecution has resulted in sanctions being handed down against an unregistered school. Continue reading...

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Trust with £1million deficit allowed to bid for new schools
October 2018

An academy trust was allowed to continue its expansion – planning the takeover of two existing schools and receiving initial DfE approval to open two new free schools – despite having significant financial problems. Continue reading...

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Intestacy rules in the spotlight again as Aretha Franklin dies without leaving a Will
October 2018

The law of intestacy, which governs the distribution of an estate where a person has died without a Will are once again in the spotlight, after it was revealed that US soul singer, Aretha Franklin died without making a Will. Continue reading...

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Workers miss out on £15.6 million in pay due to minimum wage breaches
October 2018

Minimum wage breaches, including breaches of the National Living Wage, have costs workers from across the UK a combined total of £15.6 million in lost wages. Continue reading...

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The Bank of Mum and Dad set to lend more than £5 billion in 2018
October 2018

A new study into the ever-growing phenomenon of The Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD), has revealed that it continues to be a significant revenue stream for the UK housing market. Continue reading...

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Beckham did not use ‘loophole’ to escape speeding conviction
October 2018

Jeremy Sirrell, a Partner at Palmers Solicitors, has said that David Beckham did not escape a recent speeding conviction, as a result of a ‘loophole’, contrary to widespread reporting in the press. Continue reading...

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Fraud squad investigates firm that sold care home fee avoidance trusts
October 2018

Police are investigating more than 100 reports that an investment firm may have mis-sold trusts which promised to help clients avoid care home fees. Continue reading...

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Trouble in the boardroom as shareholder rebellions rise
September 2018

The number of shareholder rebellions has risen by more than a quarter in 2018, new research reveals. Continue reading...

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Proposed laws to remove legal effect of contractual restrictions on invoice receivables
September 2018

Proposed legislation presented to Parliament this month will stop large organisations placing unfair contractual restrictions on smaller suppliers. Continue reading...

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Firm’s employment expertise boosted with appointment of specialist Tribunal solicitor
September 2018

Specialist employment solicitor, Samantha Cass, has joined our Basildon office. Continue reading...