Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 Comes Into Effect

The new Government legislation, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, comes into force today and will apply to all new tenancy agreements (which last up to seven years)...


Confusing Time!

We recently wrote a blog about the decision reached a short time ago in the case of Bhusate in which the Court found that there was good reason to allow...


Cancer Waiting Times Exceed 1,000 Days

NHS England has released statistics which shows that it has missed its cancer waiting time target for more than 1,000 days, with one in four cancer patients facing delays receiving...


What’s 25 Years Between Family?

Under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, certain classes of Beneficiary, such as spouses and children of the deceased individual, can bring a claim if they feel...


Common Marriage & Divorce Myths

There seems to be a lot of confusion and misunderstanding when it comes to divorce and separation. While for many, a marriage or civil partnership is a celebration of love and...


Housing Delivery Test – The 2018 Results Are In

Anticipated since November 2018, the first set of Housing Delivery test results were finally released last month by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). What is the...


Deal Or No Deal: What Does The Meaningful Vote Outcome Mean For EU Nationals?

There are around 3.5 million EU nationals and their families currently living in the UK – so businesses are understandably concerned about the impact Brexit will have on their workplace...


Hiding Assets During Divorce

The majority of divorce cases are dealt with by way of a Financial Order which specifies who gets what with regards to finances and assets in a relationship. It is...


Pursuing Fraud Claims As A Deputy

Acting as a Deputy brings significant responsibilities, and when you are acting on behalf of a protected party who has been the victim of fraud, you may have a duty...


Suspending Employee Did Not Breach Implied Term Of Trust & Confidence

In the recent Court of Appeal case of London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court had to consider whether a school had breached the implied term of trust and...


How Will Brexit Affect Workers’ Rights In The UK?

EU law has impacted UK employment law with the provision of rights for part-time and fixed term workers, paid holiday entitlement, working time protection and agency worker rights, among others....


Vodafone To Offer Employees Who Are Victims Of Domestic Violence Paid Leave

Vodafone Foundation has today launched its “Toolkit on domestic violence and abuse at work” handbook, which outlines that they will be offering employees, who are victims of domestic violence, up...