Solicitors in Essex

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Charity abseil raises more than £400 for charity
May 2018

A member of the Palmers’ team took a leap of faith when she participated in a charity abseil recently. Continue reading...

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Tesla motorist who drove while sat in passenger seat ‘lucky to avoid prison’
May 2018

A motorist who sat in the passenger seat as his semi-autonomous Tesla travelled along the busy M1 has narrowly avoided a custodial sentence, after being convicted of dangerous driving. Continue reading...

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Public urged to share IHT experiences via online survey
May 2018

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has launched an online survey urging members of the British public to share their experiences of Inheritance Tax (IHT) and consider whether they feel IHT ought to be simplified or reformed in the years ahead. Continue reading...

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Company faces prosecution for allegedly meddling with pensions
May 2018

In the first known prosecution of its kind, a national recruitment company, accused of illegally ‘meddling’ with its workplace pensions scheme, is facing legal action from The Pensions Regulator (TPR). Continue reading...

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New legal requirements could lead to fines for letting agents
May 2018

Property and letting agents who are found to be handling client money without a Client Money Protection (CMP) scheme could face hefty fines under new regulations which will make such schemes mandatory for all agents. Continue reading...

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Is your business ready for GDPR? Act now or face a hefty fine
May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a few weeks away – and fines for non-compliance are alarmingly high, which is why businesses need to act now to ensure they are fully compliant ahead of 25 May 2018. Continue reading...

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Watch out for tax changes to termination payments
May 2018

Businesses need to be aware of changes to the taxation of termination payments which came into effect on 6 April. Continue reading...

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Salon’s name just doesn’t cut it as US department store takes legal action
May 2018

In our previous edition, we reported on a legal dispute involving a small independent eatery in Berkshire that landed itself in hot water, after restaurant chain Nandos objected to its name. Continue reading...

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Investigation reveals level of school fines for unauthorised absences
April 2018

An investigation by the BBC has revealed that fines totalling £24million have been handed out over the past three years, for unauthorised absences which include children being taken out of school during term-time for family holidays. Continue reading...

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Local students benefit as lawyers at Palmers Solicitors join mentoring scheme
April 2018

Pupils from across South Essex are set to benefit from a mentoring scheme organised by Palmers, which is intended to boost their confidence and ambitions. Continue reading...