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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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It was announced today (3rd December) that there would be changes to the stamp duty paid on the purchase of residential properties. Instead of paying a single percentage based on the price band your house fell in, you will now pay based on different rates depending on the portion of the...

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DEC

On 1 December 2014 new legislation will come into force which will entitle eligible parents to share time off after their baby is born or adopted. The new scheme, called Shared Parental Leave, will be available for those whose baby is expected to be born or is adopted on or after 5 April...

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NOV

Directors - Removal; Resignation So important is it that a company's members (shareholders) can keep control of a company, the s168 Companies Act 2006 provides that the members may remove a director at any time by pass-ing an Ordinary resolution. This overrides any contract between the...

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Everyone in business knows that late payment of invoices is an ever increasing fact of commercial life. But a recent survey shows just how big the problem has become. The figures are staggering. Did you know? • SMEs are owed about £39.4 billion • Corporates are owed about...

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