Legal Updates

Charity legacies and the importance of testamentary freedom

24/03/2017

The outcome of Illott v Mitson - Many charities rely on the generosity of benefactors who choose to donate during their lifetimes or after they die or both.

Employment Law Update - Quick Fire! - March 2017

24/03/2017

Public sector apprenticeship target, increase to tribunal awards and statutory payments, reforms to the employment tribunal system and holiday pay are covered in this month's Quick fire!

Immigration Update - March 2017

24/03/2017

This month’s immigration update features articles covering the new Immigration Skills Change, the Annual Allocation Renewal, a Brexit update and much more.

Employment Law Update - TUPE: organised grouping of employees

24/03/2017

The EAT has considered the meaning of an “organised grouping of employees” for the purposes of a service provision change under TUPE.

Employment Law Update - Strike out of claim due to claimant’s conduct

24/03/2017

A recent tribunal decision to strike out a claim part way through the claimant’s cross-examination is an important reminder for witnesses not to discuss the case during any break in proceedings.

Employment Law Update - ECJ rules on headscarf ban in the workplace

24/03/2017

The ECJ has delivered its judgment in two cases concerning the wearing of Islamic headscarves in the workplace.

Katie Price: is she correct in her analysis of her current Will?

23/03/2017

Katie Price recently stated on the Loose Women show that if she died now, her ex-husband, Peter Andre, would receive the lion's share of her estate...

HMRC updates Fit and Proper Persons Test for Charities

22/03/2017

Charities in England and Wales benefit from a number of tax reliefs and exemptions.

Ilott v The Blue Cross and others - The Final Decision

17/03/2017

On 15 March 2017 the Supreme Court handed down the long awaited judgment in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others (previously known as Ilott v Mitson);

The Family Business - East Anglia Family Business Day 2017

15/03/2017

Hear a highlight from the East Anglia Family Business Day 2017 - The Seadell family owned business story

The Family Business - Resolution revolution

15/03/2017

When a family falls out, the consequences can be dire. Blood may be thicker than water, but that also means that differences become amplified. When that family owns a business, the reverberations can spread into the workplace and the workforce, and can threaten the family’s asset in both the short and long term.

The Family Business - Thinking of volunteering as a charity trustee?

15/03/2017

Here are some top tips on things to consider from our charity law specialist, Liz Brownsell.

The Family Business - Self-employed individuals - or are they?

15/03/2017

Over recent months there have been a number of cases where individuals, who were considered to be ‘self-employed’ by the business to which they were providing their services, have successfully claimed they are ‘workers’ before the courts.

Stop press: ECJ rules on headscarf ban in the workplace

14/03/2017

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered its judgment in two cases concerning the wearing of Islamic headscarves in the workplace.

Divorce advice: who gets the family pet?

08/03/2017

There is a popular belief that divorce courts have some authority to deal with a pet. While this is true to an extent, how the court actually deals with a pet on divorce may surprise some.

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