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Calculating Holiday Pay

The summer holiday season is nearly here, with all that entails for employers. Calculating holiday pay can be a bit tricky, especially given recent...   Read More

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National Living Wage – a new minimum wage

From 1 April the Government’s National Living Wage comes into force. This is a new National Minimum Wage for workers 25 and over. If...   Read More

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Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Regs

Do you sell goods or services online to consumers?  If so, you may need to update your website and complaints procedures to comply with...   Read More

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Writing a Will: Why it’s a Good Idea

Is writing a Will one of your New Year’s resolutions? Probably not.  Most of us focus on the here and now: lose weight, detox,...   Read More

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Right to Rent Checks for Landlords

The Home Office recently announced that all private landlords in England will have to carry out right to rent checks from 1 February 2016.  Landlords...   Read More

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October, receiving considerable media coverage. This is an important piece of consumer legislation and...   Read More

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Landlords and Smoke Alarm Regulations

The Smoke Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 are due to come into force on 1 October 2015.  There is now, however,  some...   Read More

Employing a Reservist: Our Experience

Legislation introduced last year (the Defence Reform Act 2014) makes it easier for reservists in the armed forces to be ‘mobilised’ from their civilian...   Read More

Planning for the end of a commercial lease

If you let commercial property and your lease is coming to an end, there are a number of things you have to consider and...   Read More

More divorcees revisiting financial orders

The ex-wife of a professional gambler has had her divorce settlement increased, four years after her ex-husband’s death, after going back to court. Notorious...   Read More