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Employment Law – Autumn Statement Highlights

Within the Autumn Statement there are a number of changes to employment law of which employers should be aware. These include: New Limits for Salary Sacrifice Schemes From April 2017, a number of salary sacrifice schemes will no longer attract tax and National Insurance (NI) advantages. The benefits provided through salary sacrifice schemes that continue to...

Dishonest Premier League Manager Receives £3,776,000 Bill

Employers have a right to expect that their workers will honour their contracts and behave honestly. In one case where that signally did not happen, the manager of a Premier League football club who lied his way to a £2 million bonus was hit hard in the pocket first by arbitrators and then by the High Court. The club had agreed to pay the manager the bonus if...

Land Owners’ Rights Must Sometimes Bow to the Public Good

The rights of property owners are often viewed as constitutional in their sanctity – but even they sometimes have to give way to the general public good. In one case that illustrated the point, a commercial property owner could not prevent the compulsory acquisition of a strip of its land to make way for an urban regeneration scheme. In making the disputed...

Why every business owner should have a Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney for business owners There is a common misconception that Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) can only be used for personal matters – this is not true. In this blog, our Wills and Probate Solicitor in Market Harborough, Sandy Kaur, explains why it is important for business owners to get a Lasting Power of Attorney sorted. Are you a...

Good Divorce Week

Resolution are promoting their ‘Good Divorce Week’ this week and Resolution members will be campaigning for ‘no fault divorces’ and more improved rights for cohabitating couples in Parliament. Our divorce solicitors in Leicester explain what this is about. Currently, the only ground for divorce in England and Wales is proving that your marriage has...

Doing Deals over the Phone? Make Sure You Confirm in Writing!

Doing deals over the phone is a hazardous business and agreements should always be confirmed formally in writing, preferably by a lawyer. In one case that strikingly proved the point, an estate agent sacrificed a substantial commission due to his failure to reach a binding contract with the vendor. The vendor of eight flats had a phone conversation with the...