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If you make gifts of money or items of value to other individuals these gifts are chargeable transfers for inheritance tax purposes.
Office to residential conversion is at a 10-year high following changes in May 2013 to the planning laws in England.
A shareholder of a company may also have employment rights, including the right to be paid, when services are carried out for the company.
In Thwaytes v Sotheby’s  EWHC 36 (Ch) the High Court found that Sotheby’s had not been negligent in auctioning a painting as a copy, rather than as an original Caravaggio.
It is extremely hard to be mindful of, let alone prepare for, the consequences associated with the breakdown of a relationship, even without factoring in the potential that an ex-spouse might emigrate.
There is confusion over the new agency legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
It has been over three years since Vince Cable’s announcement that the government was committed to reviewing the Agency Workers Regulations (AWRs).
There is confusion over the new Agency Legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
2013 saw a period of consultation on the government’s proposals to simplify and streamline the regulation of the recruitment sector.
This briefing provides an overview of employment law affecting the recruitment sector from January to May 2015.
Could private bidders buy a chunk of the BBC and stop BBC Three from becoming an internet-only channel? Paul Herbert considers the challenges the bidders are likely to face.
In order for the new shared parental leave rights to kick in, a parent entitled to maternity leave and pay will need to cut short her maternity leave.
Can an employee who simply overeats and is consequently overweight be protected for the purposes of employment law?
While there is no freestanding protection against discrimination on the grounds of obesity, an employee may be protected under disability discrimination laws.
The EAT has significantly restricted the scope for workers to claim arrears of holiday pay.
As January is often seen as the time for instigating change, we thought it would be helpful to consider some possible New Year resolutions for those of you who have HR responsibilities.
Spousal maintenance is one of the most contentious issues between divorcing couples. It is, therefore, perhaps surprising that consideration of why the liability for spousal maintenance arises in the first place is rare.
You are looking to sell your shares in a company, but is it possible that the confidentiality provisions in your shareholders’ agreement will prevent you from doing so?
This article considers the form that mansion tax is likely to take and reviews the future issues a government would face in implementing such a tax.
A key significance of the judgment in Coventy v Lawrence for property developers is the assessment of risk of injunction arising out of infringement of rights of light.
The Intellectual Property Act 2014 aims to modernise copyright law and help designers and patent-holders protect their IP.