It is only natural that many parents wish to give property to their children or sell it to them on preferential terms – however, family relationships can change and a tribunal decision has underlined how important it is that proper legal protections are put in
Unprincipled ‘lifting’ of copyright material from the internet is sadly common – but it need not go unpunished. In one case, a loft conversions company was ordered to pay £6,300 in damages to the owner of photographs it used to emblazon its website without permission.
British workers who take jobs abroad often achieve higher earnings and are exempt from UK taxation. However, as one construction industry worker found out to his cost, such benefits frequently entail the sacrifice of the legal protection afforded by British employment laws. The commercial manager
It has been a busy year for the care industry following a number of changes to how businesses in the social care sector are regulated and the introduction of a number of new criminal offences. Our specialist care home solicitors run through the latest updates.
A new law has today been introduced that prohibits smoking in a motor vehicle when there is a child in the vehicle. Anyone smoking in a motor vehicle containing a child commits an offence as does a non-smoking driver if he allows a passenger to
Players of ‘Monopoly’ are rewarded for bank errors in their favour – but that may not be so easy in the real world after a judge opened the way for banks to track down those whose accounts are credited by mistake. In the high-volume digital age,
Published Thursday 1st October 2015, 05:00 AM Employers are reminded that the following changes to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates came into effect on 1 October 2015: the adult NMW rate increased from £6.50 to £6.70 per hour; the NMW rate for workers