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New inheritance rules came into force on 1 October 2014 for people who don’t have a will

New inheritance rules have introduced a number of new rights and regulations affecting spouses/civil partners, unmarried fathers and adopted…

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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Limitation - defending NIHL claims

As insurers continue to face ostensibly stale occupational disease claims, a recent judgment will an important tool in a defendant's locker for some…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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65,500 reasons to provide employee liability information (and ensure its accurate)

Those of you who have attended our TUPE seminars will have heard us talk at length about the importance of employee liability information.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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Court of Appeal finds that disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care

The Court of Appeal has overturned a Judgment that an employer was liable in negligence and breached its duty of care in conducting disciplinary…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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Redundancy scoring can still be unlawful disability discrimination

Potential disability discrimination issues can make it very difficult to design a redundancy selection scoring process.


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QOCS and fundamental dishonesty – a question of purpose?

The effects of QOCS, as set out in the revised CPR 44.13 which came into effect in April 2013, are now well known to those working in the personal…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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Walker v Metropolitan Police

A brief period of detention, when the claimant was effectively ‘held’ in a doorway without being touched, amounted to false imprisonment.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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R (on the application of AB and CD) v Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court and West Yorkshire Police

A look at a recent case where the execution of a 'specific premises warrant' was unlawful due to information not being supplied to the court.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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