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Planning approvals on the up
February 2014

More planning applications for commercial developments are being approved by local authorities, new figures have shown. Continue reading...

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Company reporting set for reform
February 2014

The government is expected to publish further details of how it intends to slim down company filing requirements. Continue reading...

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Experts call for 3-year bankruptcy period
February 2014

Personal insolvency procedures should be reformed to better protect debtors and their creditors, says insolvency trade body R3. Continue reading...

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Experts call for 3-year bankruptcy period
February 2014

Personal insolvency procedures should be reformed to better protect debtors and their creditors, says insolvency trade body R3. Continue reading...

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Client monies in the spotlight
February 2014

Recent stories hitting the headlines have highlighted the importance of businesses protecting client monies. Continue reading...

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Insolvency reforms unveiled
February 2014

The government has announced measures which it says will help cut the cost of insolvency procedures and benefit creditors by £30 million a year. Continue reading...

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European Court rules that workers in civil partnerships are entitled to the same benefits as married couples
February 2014

In a case that could have a profound impact on employment contracts and welfare regimes, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that workers in civil partnerships are entitled to the same benefits as married couples. Continue reading...

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Q: When is a mobile phone not a mobile phone? A: When it is a sat nav
February 2014

The offence of using a mobile telephone whilst driving has become one of the most common offences prosecuted by the police. Whilst the offence would appear to be straight forward, it does raise an important question – namely; what constitutes using a mobile phone? Continue reading...

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The beginning of the end for the traditional inheritance?
February 2014

Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that between 2008-2010 around 1.6 million adults accepted an inheritance of at least £1,000, with half receiving less than £10,000 and only one in ten receiving £125,000 or more Continue reading...

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – your health and welfare
February 2014

One seemingly inevitable consequence of the fact that we are living for longer is the increase in the number of people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and who, as a result, require the involvement of social workers, medical staff and care home workers in their daily lives. Continue reading...