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Brexit - what does it mean for employers and employees?

In recent weeks I have frequently been asked what the legal implications for employers/employees will be. With the triggering of Article 50 on 29th March 2017 and the details of the Repeal Bill having been published I thought it would be appropriate to set out my current thoughts on this question. A significant proportion of UK employment law ...

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Compensation payments

In the news recently, has been an announcement by the Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, that the discount rate applied to personal injury compensation payments, principally in catastrophic injury cases, is to be reduced from 2.5% to minus 0.75%. So what – we hear you all say. Actually, this is highly significant. When large compensation p ...

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LEGAL OBLIGATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS

Over the last few years there has been an increase in the legislation requirements that landlords have to comply with when entering in to assured shorthold tenancy agreements (AST's). Landlords are mostly aware that since 2006, where a deposit is taken in connection with an AST the landlord is obliged to protect the deposit in a Government appro ...

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