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Thousands access historic wills online download subscription

B P Collins 30-Jan-2015

More than 25,000 historic wills have been accessed by the public since they became available online last month.

Are you shipshape for shared parental leave? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 30-Jan-2015

In view of the imminent changes, the aim of this article is to provide a ‘ShPL ready - checklist’

Family-friendly rights in the workplace download subscription

Memery Crystal 30-Jan-2015

Memery Crystal’s employment department has put together the top ten key facts for employers to know regarding flexible working requests, shared parental leave and time off for ante-natal appointments.

Faith-based organisations update — Spring 2015 download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 29-Jan-2015

Bates Wells Braithwaite has released the Spring 2015 edition of its legal update for faith-based organisations.

Lack of mental health facilities and services for young must be addressed download subscription

Neil Hudgell Solicitors 29-Jan-2015

Six families in East Yorkshire currently face the ordeal of travelling long journeys to specialist units, while some young people are having to be kept in adult mental health units.

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Environmental protection and enhancement fee application due 2 February 2015 download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 30-Jan-2015

City of Belgrade requires businesses to pay an environmental protection and enhancement fee

Insolvency litigation alert — January 2015 download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 30-Jan-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s dedicated insolvency litigation team bring you their monthly update on the cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry. 

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A quick guide to enforcement in the Cayman Islands download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 30-Jan-2015

A creditor who obtains a Cayman Islands judgment against a debtor for the payment of money has a number of options to enforce that judgment

Burned once again — new tax changes affecting international investors download subscription

Collyer Bristow 30-Jan-2015

Before Thursday 7 May 2015, the date of the next general election, the Conservative Liberal Alliance will make a number of changes to the UK tax regime as it applies to international investors.

Bankruptcy: are you owed enough? download subscription

Memery Crystal 30-Jan-2015

Earlier this month, the government published debtor-friendly reforms to the personal insolvency regime, which it is proposed will come into effect from 1 October 2015.

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Worried families to be given advice on how to spy on care home staff download subscription

Neil Hudgell Solicitors 9-Oct-2014

Imagine the worry: you visit an elderly relative in a care home, but leave with a nagging doubt that something isn’t quite right, and that perhaps they are being mistreated.

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The murky world of litigation budgets, recoveries and the proportionality sword download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

The Jackson reforms were supposed to cut costs and, in principle, this process worked in Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd.

Contaminated blood victims set to sue the government for compensation download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

Victims of a blood scandal that saw some 30,000 people infected with Hepatitis C from contaminated blood transfusions in the 1970s and 1980s are set to sue the Government,

Injured cyclist receives £2m compensation payout from driver’s insurers download subscription

IBB Solicitors 27-Jan-2015

A cyclist who suffered life-changing injuries after being hit by a motorist has received £2m in an out-of-court settlement.

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The murky world of litigation budgets, recoveries and the proportionality sword download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

The Jackson reforms were supposed to cut costs and, in principle, this process worked in Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd.

Contaminated blood victims set to sue the government for compensation download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

Victims of a blood scandal that saw some 30,000 people infected with Hepatitis C from contaminated blood transfusions in the 1970s and 1980s are set to sue the Government,

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Do I have a ‘construction contract’ for the purposes of the Construction Act? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 29-Jan-2015

The case of Savoye and Savoye Ltd v Spicers Ltd serves as a reminder that the provisions of Part II of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

Romania: Amendments to the special construction tax download subscription

Schoenherr 28-Jan-2015

On 1 January 2014, the Romanian Government introduced a new property tax, namely a tax on constructions. This tax has proven to be controversial.

Czech Republic: New EIA legislation may slow down the building-permit procedure download subscription

Schoenherr 28-Jan-2015

On 13 December 2011, the new European Directive No. 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and projects on the environment, which codified the previous regulation, entered into force.

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