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Could a Deed of Variation reduce your inheritance tax bill?
April 2019

If you discover that you are liable to pay Inheritance Tax following the death of a loved one, you may wrongly presume that there is no option but to pay the tax man the full amount that he is owed. Continue reading...

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‘Leasehold-doubling’ scandal continues to cause misery for homeowners
April 2019

In recent years a growing leasehold scandal has emerged, particularly involving new-build properties. Continue reading...

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Plumber’s tribunal claim for holiday pay sinks
April 2019

A heating engineer who won a claim against Pimlico Plumbers at the Supreme Court – establishing he was a worker and not self-employed – has found that his hopes of claiming thousands of pounds in holiday back pay were just a pipe dream. Continue reading...

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Business bodies call for fair division of public sector contracts after collapse of Interserve
March 2019

The collapse of outsourcing giant Interserve highlights the dangers of relying on very few companies to take on the biggest public sector contracts, a business body has warned. Continue reading...

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How should you deal with an aggressive employee?
March 2019

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Footwear company’s IP dispute with airline booted into the long grass
March 2019

American Airlines have successfully defended their brand, following an intellectual property dispute involving a French footwear company who took exception to the planned use of a logo. Continue reading...

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New adjudication service for construction sector launches
March 2019

Palmers Solicitors is launching an adjudication service for the construction sector to help businesses working in the sector to assist them in resolving contractual disputes without going to court. Continue reading...

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What happens if… I need to have a ‘difficult conversation’ with an employee?
March 2019

Working relationships between employers and their staff can be unpredictable, so it probably goes without saying that at some point or another, you are going to have to initiate a difficult conversation with an employee. Continue reading...

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Food manufacturers fined over £1.8 million after two workers injured in fall from height
March 2019

Yorkshire based food manufacturers, Karro Foods Ltd have been sentenced following an incident where two workers suffered series injuries after falling over four metres through a rooflight. Continue reading...

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Government announces plans to change legislation surrounding NDAs
March 2019

The Government has announced that the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and other forms of gagging orders to prevent workers from reporting discrimination, harassment and crimes will face changes in legislation to protect victims. Continue reading...