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Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - an update
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

In the latest high profile case relating to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (1975 Act) a 79 year old lady, Joan


Farmer's daughter wins in proprietary estoppel claim
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

The High Court has ordered that the daughter of a Yeovil farmer should receive £1,17m from her father’s estate worth approximately £2.5m. The content


Huge fines for high earners
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2018

Yesterday at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court the television personality Anthony McPartlin was sentenced to a remarkable £86,000 fine after pleading


New tribunal limits and statutory payments
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018 has been laid before Parliament and will take effect from 6 April 2018, increasing the level of


Five point checklist for families in business
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

Running a family business can be exciting, frustrating, extremely busy and very rewarding both financially and emotionally. A lot of time will be


New fund for returners
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

The government has launched a new fund for the purpose of supporting workers returning to work in the private sector after a career break. The £1.5m


Committee calls for increase in paternity leave
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee has published a new report calling for significant reforms to workplace policies to support fathers at work


Increases to statutory rates of pay and NMW
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

A reminder that increases to rates of statutory pay will take effect from April 2018: statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental pay


Workplace progression for ethnic minorities
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2018

The government has commissioned new research into what steps employers have taken to remove barriers to workplace progression for ethnic minorities


Extraordinary case where Judge quashes planning permission after six years
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2018

An extraordinary judgment in the High Court has left the planning profession questioning why the Judge quashed a planning permission issued by the