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Take notice! Recent cases on service of notices

United Kingdom - June 13 2017 Many leases contain provisions that regulate how the parties are able to validly serve notices on each other (eg by hand, recorded delivery etc). The

Whistleblowing: employer's belief is not relevant

United Kingdom - June 9 2017 In Beatt v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 2017 EWCA Civ 401, a whistleblowing dismissal case, the Court of Appeal decided that an employer cannot

People often ask meabout agricultural property relief

United Kingdom - June 12 2017 I am often asked by clients whether agricultural property relief (Apr) is still relevant, and how useful it is as an inheritance tax (IHT) relief

MiFID 2: Keeping it on record

European Union, United Kingdom - February 8 2017 With implementation of the revised Markets in Financials Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and Regulation (MiFIR) approaching fast, and the need for EU

After the election: is there any impetus for pension changes?

United Kingdom - June 9 2017 After a tense election night and as the Conservative party proposes to form a government, we take a look at some of the manifesto promises made by the

Could free ports boost trade and manufacturing in the north after Brexit?

European Union, United Kingdom - June 22 2017 On 16 June 2017 our Newcastle office hosted a round table meeting of political and business leaders to discuss the practical implications of the

Farming partnerships - simple steps to maximise inheritance tax reliefs and succession planning

United Kingdom - June 20 2017 Whether you operate as a sole trader, in partnership or through a limited company, how capital assets are deployed can have major implications for

Powers of attorney - when did you last think about yours?

United Kingdom - June 19 2017 Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs) and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are legal documents by which you appoint one or more people (attorneys) to

Can a worker carry forward holiday if he does not take it because his employer refuses to pay him?

European Union, United Kingdom - June 16 2017 In King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd and another (C-21416), the European Court of Justice was asked to decide if a worker can carry forward paid

Giving as good as you get - taking professional advice on philanthropy and positive investment

United Kingdom - June 16 2017 Recent independent research has revealed that there is a Gulf between, on the one hand, the need for philanthropy advice and, on the other, the