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How to claim your employment tribunal fee refund

27th Feb, 2018

The government introduced employment tribunal fees on 29th July 2013. However, on 26th July 2017 the Supreme Court ruled that the government had acted unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it introduced fees to the employment tribunal. Due to this, the government now has to repay up to £32 million to claimants. Read more

Evicting tenants from a property – important changes

23rd Feb, 2018

Assured shorthold tenancies have been around now for nearly 30 years. They are the standard form of letting for a residential property. A landlord who requires a tenant to leave must follow a prescribed procedure laid down by Section 21 Housing Act 1988 in order to make the process lawful. Read more

Down on the Farm Part 2: the promise that never was

21st Feb, 2018

Previously on Down on the Farm…

Generation pitted against generation. Sibling rivalry. Substantial assets. Read more

Making Claims Under Warranty

16th Feb, 2018

The case of Teoco UK Ltd –v- Aircom Jersey 4 Ltd and another, reported in January this year demonstrates the need to take great care when making a claim under a warranty. Legal advice should certainly be taken. Lawyers are sometimes accused of being too pedantic, but the fact is that vague wording can lead to sticky ends. Read more

Do I need a Grant of Probate to access and administer a deceased’s bank account?

14th Feb, 2018

Typically, when someone dies, banks and building societies freeze their accounts and someone else will need to take charge. In many cases, this will mean that the person authorised to do so needs to apply for a Grant of Probate. Read more

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