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From 29 July 2013 Claimants will have to pay a fee to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal otherwise their claim won't proceed. If the claim is about straight forward issues such as the employer failing to pay wages or notice pay, the Claimant will have to pay £160 to the tribunal before...

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Many commercial leases often have a term in the lease allowing a tenant the option to determine the lease early. This is very useful for a tenant who is trading poorly in these economically difficult times as it enables him to cut his liabilities such as payment of rent early rather than being...

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08
JUL

It's great isn't it? The Lions beat the Wallabies, Andy Murray wins Wimbledon and we are all looking forward to the school holidays and jetting off to the sun for a well deserved summer break. Just imagine it - sun, sea, sand, pools, drinks, exciting activities, excursions. What could be...

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RIGHTS OF LIGHT

16 June 2013
By David Leviten
16
JUN

A long standing position in law as to rights of light may be about to change.  The Law Commission published in February of this year a right to light consultation paper setting out proposals to rights of light.  The consultation period has now expired and it will be interesting to...

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The Government is proposing a new Bill of Rights to help protect consumers against rogue traders.  Jo Swinson, Business Minister, has suggested that the new laws which will be introduced will allow customers to enforce verbal contracts and that recording conversations with traders could...

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