New Legislation on Company Name Change

20th May 2015

The government has been on a drive to reduce red tape for businesses and consulted on the issues affecting businesses and companies when it came to names and the complexity of the process. As a result of this consultation back in the autumn of 2013, a number of changes have been implemented and hav...

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What Rights Do We Have If We Live Together?

13th May 2015

For many couples, making the decision to live together can be the next step in commitment. There may not be much thought put into the legal implications of cohabitation, which is fine at the beginning, when the relationship is probably on good ground. However, if things do become strained and there...

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What Is A Settlement Agreement?

23rd Apr 2015

A settlement agreement can be used by an employer to offer an employee the chance to leave their employment with a financial settlement and normally a good reference to take with them, with the express understanding that they cannot take them to an employment tribunal. Settlement agreements, formal...

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Leaving a Legacy

21st Apr 2015

Deciding to leave a legacy to a charity in your Will can have a number of benefits. First and foremost, it can be a way to ensure that your memory lives on by doing good work after you die. You might have strong affiliations with a charity in your lifetime and perhaps they are working towards a spe...

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Changes to Pension Laws

10th Apr 2015

From the 5th of April 2015, the government has changed the way you can use your pension and this has seen the biggest change to the way you can use your money in retirement. In the past, you were required to purchase an annuity, which provided you with an income. This was a fixed amount and paid mo...

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Accidents at Work

3rd Apr 2015

Being involved in an accident at work can be quite upsetting, particularly if you have been seriously injured in the accident. Initially, you will be in pain and trying to recover from the injuries you have suffered and in addition, there is likely to be an investigation into the accident by the Hea...

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