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The Government recently published The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. The headlines are as follows:  After the recent controversy over zero hours contracts, one element of the Bill is to ban exclusivity clauses from such agreements so that employees on zero...

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I'm glad to see that offering client's cash and other inducements (such as a free I Pad) in return for a solicitor being instructed in a personal injury claim is to be outlawed by the Government. It's about time. It's not something Clough & Willis have ever done - we prefer our...

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JUN

The latest craze, or rather, demand sweeping the United States and which shall undoubtedly follow here, is the insertion of conditions in a Prenuptial Agreement as to what may or may not be posted on social media sites. Apparently, a typical clause is that neither party will post nude...

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I have been asked this question many times. And more often than not, people are surprised when I tell them the answer. If you die without a valid Will, the Intestacy Rules determine who receives your estate and how much they receive. It depends on (a) who survives you and (b) how much...

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A recent article in the Daily Mail posed this question. The lady making enquiry had two teenage daughters. No Capital Gains Tax would be due on any sale. Whilst it may not be possible, assuming there are no other balancing assets, to stay in the home forever it maybe the case with first...

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