New rules entitled ‘Brussels IV’ which came into effect on August 17 2015 will strip away some of the anomalies, complications, compulsory obligations and legal fees that often arise when an owner of foreign property dies.
The Court of Appeal’s recent ruling, which resulted in three charities receiving £336k instead of £500k from Melita Jackson’s estate, has sparked concerns that future bequests made to the charity community may be threate...
Japanese Knotweed, the plant introduced into the country in the 19th century to brighten up gardens, riverbanks and train tracks is now considered such a nuisance and so damaging to property that it is covered under the Anti-social Behaviour, C...
Employers stand to save millions of pounds following a change of legislation to wage arrears claims that came into effect on July 1st.
On 15 April this year the Town and County Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 “GPDO 2015” came in to force.
A director’s duty of confidentiality might not protect your business as much as you may think, even when included in a contract of employment, and implied contract terms will not necessarily stand up in a civil court action.
Websites are a vital business tool, but how do you protect your online brand from unscrupulous cyber squatters, looking to make money?
From June 1, SMEs employing fewer than 30 staff must be ready to comply with auto-enrolment pension regulations or risk fines of at least £400.
According to research, 40 per cent of UK companies are not ready for the system of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) which comes into effect on 5th April this year.
Land Registry has introduced another measure to guard against property fraud by increasing the number of properties that can be included in its Property Alert service from three to ten.