Practical Steps For Getting Your Retention Money Back

As the country continues to combat the coronavirus, the UK Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has called on construction buyers to release the £4.5 billion currently being withheld from contractors...


Divorce & Reconciliation

Imagine this scenario: A married couple separated 10 years ago, one party issued divorce proceedings and decree nisi was pronounced. The parties then reconciled but once again now wish to...


Mackay v Wesley – A Clear Flaw With Trustee Law Which Unfairly Leaves A Trustee With A £1.6 Million Liability!

The recent case of Mackay v Wesley [2020] EWHC 1215 (Ch) decided that a Trustee remains liable for a £1.6 million capital gains bill which arose as a result of...


Furlough Cut Off Deadline Will Not Apply To Those Returning To Work From Various Forms Of Parental Leave

The Treasury announced yesterday that parents on statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and parental bereavement leave who return to work in the coming months, will be eligible for the...


Care & Assistance Claims

Where there has been an injury sustained as a result of negligence or as the result of an accident, an injured person will be restricted in their day to day...


Travel Quarantine Rules – Impact On Employers

Those arriving in the UK (or returning to the UK from abroad) on or after 8th June will be required to self-isolate, i.e. they are not allowed to leave the...


The Right To Die At Home

A family has successfully obtained an order from the Court of Protection for their elderly mother, who was terminally ill, to be moved back home to live out her remaining...


Relief From Sanctions Application Where Costs Budget Was Late

In the recent case of Heathfield International LLC v Axiom Stone [2020] EWHC 1075 (Ch) the Court refused to grant relief from sanctions where a party had failed to file...


Carers Week 2020

Did you know, there are 6.5 million people in the UK who are carers? This week is Carers Week – an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the...


Government Confirms That The Suspension Of Housing Possession Proceedings Has Been Extended By A Further Two Months

It was confirmed on Friday that the current suspension of housing eviction proceedings, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, will be extended by two months (until 23rd August) to...


No Fault Divorce Bill To Be Debated In The House Of Commons

No fault divorce has quickly been put back on the Government’s agenda with the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill being debated by Parliament at its second reading today (8th June...


New Road Map Published For Employment Tribunals

The coronavirus pandemic has had a serious impact on the running of the Employment Tribunals and the progress of cases in the system. Although some cases have still been heard,...


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