For business

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Parking charges are consistently challenged by motorists on the basis that they consider them to be penalties which are unenforceable in contract law. In response to these disputes, those trying to enforce car parking charges rely on the decision of Lord...
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Where should I display it? You should be displaying your company's name at its registered office, at any location where it keeps its records available for inspection (for example its statutory books) and any location where it carries on its...
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Credit hire has long been a heated topic demanding air time in Court.  Such claims arise where a driver has a non-fault accident and obtains a replacement vehicle on credit from a credit hire company, and then seeks to recover those credit hire costs...
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The EAT has recently decided a case concerning unfair dismissal and the unauthorised disclosure of material to the Information Commissioners Office.  This is about the latter. Mr Barton worked for a council. He was an elected Shop Steward and received...
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Ms Jinadu was a bus driver. She was reported to have pulled out into the path of cars, driven one- handed, clipped kerbs, showed poor lane discipline, run a red light and accused a motorist who complained about her of being drunk. She refused to go to her...

For you

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As with a freehold house, you can expect to pay the usual utility bills (e.g gas, electricity, water and telephone), and of course Council Tax. But what about insurance (buildings and contents), and any payments due to the landlord under the lease? ...
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Few conveyancers will ask for sight of your private survey. Aside from running into dozens of pages, it is of course your private health check report, guiding you as to whether you should buy the property, which you will have walked around yourself and made...
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Don't forget to agree a target timescale when moving home. You have the thrill of securing a buyer for your house, or as a buyer having your offer accepted on the property of your dreams. You agree a price and then off the lawyers go in documenting your...
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Let me tell you a true story. It's about a woman, let's call her Kathy, and a man, let's call him Dale. In 1981 Kathy and Dale fell in love. They got married and lived together with Kathy's young daughter. Soon after they married, they bore...
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Ever heard a lawyer mention 'disbursements', 'office copies', 'TT fee', 'fee earner', 'exchange of contracts', or 'completion'? Conveyancers hear these words all the time, but what do they mean? Here's the...