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Leicestershire Library Free Legal Clinics

Josiah Hincks are delighted to provide free advice clinics at Libraries across Leicestershire. In support of the community and with a desire to provide access to justice to those who require it, our lawyers attend monthly clinics at Syston, Broughton Astley, Melton Mowbray, East Goscote and Fleckney. The clinics operate on a first come first served basis. No...

Epic Battle over New Scotland Yard Rates Bills

Thirteen years of heated debate over the rateable value of New Scotland Yard, the iconic headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, has resulted in a tribunal ruling which is unlikely to satisfy the force and will only result in a modest reduction in its bills. The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis had challenged the £6,754,000 value put upon the 1960s...

Country Life Not Always So Idyllic

In a case which illustrates that country living is not always an idyll, a homeowner who objected on noise and odour grounds to his neighbour’s plans to keep chickens and goats in a new agricultural building has had his challenge to planning permission granted for the development dismissed by the High Court. The consent had been granted by the relevant local...

Extension of the Right to Request Flexible Working Arrangements

Employers are reminded that from today, 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working arrangements is extended to all employees who have completed 26 weeks’ qualifying service. The statutory procedure for dealing with such requests is repealed and replaced with a Code of Practice, produced by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas),...

What’s in a name? Trademark registration

An important concept that is found at the heart of most businesses is its branding. A company’s name or logo can often be its most valuable asset and therefore it is vital that this is protected. In order to sufficiently protect their brand, a business should considering  registering a trademark. A trademark is a sign that distinguishes a business’s goods...