HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) may appear a very daunting battalion, but with the right legal advice, individuals can succeed in overturning their decisions. Recently, a couple succeeded in doing so. Continue reading →
Workplace practices that result in employees being treated less favourably because of their age may be justified if they are a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim. However, as an important Employment Tribunal (ET) case showed, establishing such a justification is always an uphill struggle. Continue reading →
Local councils are responsible for maintaining many miles of highways, pavements and other public roads, and when hazards arise, they can be liable to pay compensation for any injuries that result. Continue reading →
Restrictive clauses in leases and title deeds can be deleted or modified with the right legal advice. In a case on point, the Upper Tribunal (UT) opened the way for a high-class private members’ club to open in one of London’s iconic garden squares. Continue reading →
Cyclists are among the most vulnerable of road users. However, if they suffer accidents that are not their fault, specialist solicitors are always there to ensure that they are fairly compensated. In one case, a woman who was gravely injured by an opening van door as she rode past obtained six-figure damages. Continue reading →
Litigation is not uncommon and in recent years has increased for a number of reasons; one of which being that we are increasingly more aware of our legal rights and how to exercise them.
On Monday 20 April 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the UK government’s plan to support high-growth innovative businesses in the UK. We set out below some of the key details of the scheme and some thoughts on whether the Future Fund could be right for your business. Continue reading →