For business

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It has been a bad couple of weeks for the Rule of Law. In 2011 the government introduced regulations requiring those claiming Job Seekers Allowance to work unpaid for commercial organisations contracted to the government; the so-called Sector Based Work...
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Kevan Sweeney was a fireman with Strathclyde Fire and Rescue. He was under stress and in March - June 2010 took an assignment overseas. However he didn't follow Strathclyde's procedures so his absence was unauthorised. He was suspended on his return...
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My readers in the UK will have heard about the new rules on requests for flexible working arrangements but what about the unintended consequences of social engineering by secondary legislation?  How about reduced scope for parents and carers to claim...
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On 6 April 2014 Part 3 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 came into force. Amongst others things, this legislation aims to make the law surrounding Bailiff’s more straightforward and clear on what Bailiffs are entitled to do. Previously...
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The world is becoming an increasingly smaller place. With various international travel modes providing cheaper and cheaper fares and with the globalisation of business - the simple fact is that more people are travelling abroad than ever before. As with...

For you

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It has been a bad couple of weeks for the Rule of Law. In 2011 the government introduced regulations requiring those claiming Job Seekers Allowance to work unpaid for commercial organisations contracted to the government; the so-called Sector Based Work...
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The quality of conveyancing in England and Wales ranges wildly.  The best people to know this are Estate Agents who face conveyancers day in/day out, and of course, conveyancers themselves who deal with opposite law firms as part of their work. ...
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Kevan Sweeney was a fireman with Strathclyde Fire and Rescue. He was under stress and in March - June 2010 took an assignment overseas. However he didn't follow Strathclyde's procedures so his absence was unauthorised. He was suspended on his return...
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Moving home is highly emotional.  You agree an offer and you want to move in/out to a timescale that you want.  Sadly, this is rarely possible.  First a buyer must finalise their mortgage.  This can run into weeks of paper pushing. ...
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My readers in the UK will have heard about the new rules on requests for flexible working arrangements but what about the unintended consequences of social engineering by secondary legislation?  How about reduced scope for parents and carers to claim...