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Keeping the company cool when temperatures soar

The world is on track for the hottest year since records began according to NASA, and scorching temperatures look to set to return to the UK with 30°C forecasts for late August. For those heading to work, rather than the … Continue reading

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Clamp down for employers who call a spade a shovel

Ride hailing app Uber has won attention for revolutionising the taxi business worldwide, but is now grabbing headlines for different reasons, following legal action by drivers claiming workers’ rights. The GMB Union brought the action on behalf of a group … Continue reading

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Illot v Mitson – The case continues…

The case of Illot v Mitson [2015] EWCA Civ 797 shows just how willing courts are to overturn a testator’s wishes in their Wills. Heather Illot’s mother chose not to include her in her Will because she had eloped at … Continue reading

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The Depps of Divorce

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have reportedly split after only 15 months of marriage. News reports today are suggesting the pair failed to enter into a pre-nuptial or post nuptial agreement, despite Mr Depp allegedly being worth $400 million. Ms … Continue reading

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How companies get caught in the slave trade

The recent conviction of a UK business owner for a human trafficking offence has been a wake-up call to big businesses to carefully monitor their supply chain, if they are to avoid being connected to slave labour unwittingly. But with … Continue reading

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Celebrity Divorces

Since the beginning of the year there has been a recent rise in celebrity splits and divorces. New websites have included details of the alleged breakdown of relationships of Drew Barrymore and Will Copelman, Rebecca Adlington and Harry Needs, Professor … Continue reading

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Changes to Dividend Taxation from 6 April 2016

From 6 April 2016 the rules on Dividend Taxation have changed. This will have an impact on the way in which small single and multiple owner companies will chose to draw their profits or salaries. Changes:  The notional 10% tax … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Persons with Significant Control and your obligations

As of the 6th of April Companies are required to maintain a new company register known as the Register of Persons with Significant Control. What is the change? From the 6th of April 2016 UK Companies will be required to … Continue reading

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Rising costs of divorce encourage couples to ‘nest’ together

Splitting couples are facing a further rise in the cost of divorce with a big increase in court fees, and many are facing up to the challenge of asset-sharing and high property prices by turning to novel solutions to deal … Continue reading

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Divorce Court fees to rise Monday 21st March 2016

From Monday 21st March 2016 the Court fee for divorce cases will rise from £410.00 to £550.00. What does this mean for individuals? For couples who have already received confirmation from the Court that their divorce petition has been issued, … Continue reading

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