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Josiah Hincks are Solicitors in Leicester. We aim to provide : Specialist Advice  – our solicitors and lawyers offer expertise across a broad spectrum of legal issues. Results – We provide solutions not questions Affordability – either fixed fees, accurate estimates or no win no fee agreements Service – proactive with your file and...

Government Announces New Type of Employment Contract

Government Announces New Type of Employment Contract

Oct 24, 2012

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced plans to introduce a new kind of employment status – that of ‘owner-employee’. The plan is that new owner-employees will relinquish some of their UK employment rights in exchange for rights of ownership in the form of shares in the business they work for. Any gains on the shares will be exempt from Capital...

Unsigned Employment Contract Still Valid

Unsigned Employment Contract Still Valid

Oct 24, 2012

An employment contract which was retained and not signed by the relevant worker remains valid for the purposes of enforcing restrictive covenants contained within it, a High Court judge has ruled. Benefits received by the worker under the terms of the unsigned contract, including pension contributions and private medical insurance, meant that the agreement was...

Gay Couple in B&B Triumph

Gay Couple in B&B Triumph

Oct 24, 2012

Gay partners who were refused a double bed after booking themselves into a bed & breakfast (B&B) for the night have been awarded £1,800 damages each after a judge ruled that their treatment amounted to a violation of their equality rights. Recorder Moulder ruled that Michael Black and John Morgan’s treatment breached the Equality Act (Sexual...

Auction Haste Leads to Loss of Home

Auction Haste Leads to Loss of Home

Oct 24, 2012

A High Court ruling has underlined the dangers inherent in purchasing property at auction without taking proper legal advice. A disabled woman is facing a financial catastrophe after she made a successful telephone bid for a substantial property – without commissioning a survey and without previously viewing it – just a week before a landslide left...