Keeping Your Charity Safe From Fraud & Cybercrime

Due to the government’s coronavirus lockdown measures, charities were forced to make immediate – overnight, in some cases – changes to their ways of working. While the transition to homeworking...


Facing Will Fraud As A Charity

As discussed in our previous blogs, a large portion of charities income arises from legacies left under a testator’s Will. In the same way an individual would be, charities are...


The Return Of Interest-Only Mortgages

This weekend, we have seen reports that as the enforced period of mortgage repayment holidays comes to an end on 31st October 2020, interest-only mortgages may be set for a...


Financial Planning With Redundancy Payments

Redundancies are an unfortunate consequence of current times. With the Government’s furlough scheme coming to an end, there may be more employers who will need to make cuts to their...


Quantifying Accommodation Claims – Swift v Carpenter

The Court of Appeal has recently considered how best to value claims for damages where an injured Claimant is obliged to purchase alternative accommodation as a consequence of the injuries...


Charity Proceedings

Before any legal action is taken by a charity – whether to bring or defend a claim – the trustees must consider whether or not this will be in the...


Ray Of Light For Litigators Chained To Guideline Hourly Rates

A recent decision in the Court of Protection has put guideline hourly rates back under the spotlight, and this will be encouraging to litigators of all specialties. In 2010, the...


Challenging A Will For Invalid Execution

A Will can be challenged to be invalid in many ways, including but not limited to the below: Its contents are unclear as to its terms; The assets left by...


What Notts’ Covid-19 Restrictions & The New Three Tier System Means For Business Owners & Employees

People living in Nottinghamshire will no longer be able to mix with other households indoors – after the county was placed into a localised lockdown following a steep rise in...


Employer Undertakings May Be Appropriate As A Reasonable Adjustment In ET Recommendations

In Hill v Lloyds Bank, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to consider whether: It may be a reasonable adjustment for an employer to give an undertaking to provide disabled...


Internal Appeal Could Nullify Dismissal Even If Employee Does Not Want Job Back

In Phoenix Academy Trust v Kilroy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to consider whether an employee who is dismissed, and then brings a successful internal appeal against that dismissal,...


No Duty To Put Employee At Risk Of Redundancy On ‘Bank List’ Of Potential Recruits

In Aramark UK v Fernandes, the Scottish Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to decide whether an employer’s failure to put an employee who was at risk of redundancy on a...


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