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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

How to create a legally binding document

A common question we get asked at the Clickdocs support desk is ‘what do I need to do to make my document legally binding?’ In...   Read More

Letting agents: new rules in force

Letting agents in England should be aware of new rules regarding fee transparency which came into effect on Wednesday 27th May. There is now...   Read More

Zero-hours workers and discrimination

A zero-hours contract worker has been awarded £19,500 by an employment tribunal for harassment and the case highlights the need for employers to ensure...   Read More

Reservists: 6 things employers should know

Reservists are civilians who give up their time to serve with the Regular Forces. In addition to their normal jobs, they must carry out...   Read More