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Real life fairy story with a happy ending….. A case which has been reported this week has caught my eye because the Claimant has been dubbed "cowshed Cinderella”.  The case concerns an adult daughter who brought a claim against her parents seeking compensation for her 30 years'...

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Choice Not Chance

24 February 2015
By Sally Cook
24
FEB

The Ministry of Justice launched a public awareness raising campaign on 23rd February 2015, which is aimed at highlighting the importance of planning for the future. The #ChoiceNotChance campaign encourages people to make an active choice on issues that many people avoid thinking about....

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FEB

Director's Meetings - Formally Calling and Holding A fruitful ground for dispute is whether decision have been taken properly. If not, then they may be challenged as ultra-vires. Decisions are taken at board meetings. Of course, we all know that decisions are made on the stairs, at...

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KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER BEFORE YOU START TO DO BUSINESS WITH THEM The important word in that heading is "BEFORE ”! Before you supply your goods or services and before they owe you money! If you don't know exactly who your customer is: (a) You will not be able to check if they are a...

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Recent publicity about a claim on behalf of a child affected by foetal alcohol syndrome is causing unnecessary public alarm. There appears to be an outcry at the prospect of "criminalising” women, prompting at least two leading women's charities to suggest that it could set a legal...

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