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Blog archive: February, 2018

Paying the Minimum? Wage rates to increase in April 2018

National minimum wage and national living wage rates are set to increase on 1 April 2018. While all employers should ensure that their pay levels meet or exceed these rates, employers in the retail industry will be particularly affected. The rate of pay a worker is entitled to largely depends on their age – people …

Paying the Minimum? Wage rates to increase in April 2018

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Licences for occupation – is your short term licence agreement actually a formal tenancy?

A recent ruling is likely to have significant consequences for guardian property companies (and other landlords) who use licence agreements to place occupiers into properties to protect against squatters and vandalism.  The case of Camelot Property Management Limited and Camelot Guardian Management Limited v Roynon [2017] highlights the importance of carrying through in practice what …

Licences for occupation – is your short term licence agreement actually a formal tenancy?

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