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The vexing problem of aggrieved employees in the recruitment industry

You are in a business that revolves around people – clients, candidates and above all else your employees. So what do you do when you are faced with an employee who raises a complaint or threatens to bring an Employment Tribunal claim against your business? What if you consider that their complaint has absolutely no …

The vexing problem of aggrieved employees in the recruitment industry

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Disclosure Rules set for major changes

New rules were recently approved by the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) committee to change the way in which litigants disclose their documents. It is set to be a two-year pilot scheme in the business and property courts, beginning in January 2019 and if successful, is likely to lead to wider reforms on disclosure. This announcement follows …

Disclosure Rules set for major changes

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Top tips when buying property

Whether you are relatively new to the UK property market or an experienced investor, you will be aware of the difficulties of buying a new home or investment property. Here are our top five tips to help you: 1.Finance arrangements Whether or not finance is needed, speak to a broker early on in a transaction …

Top tips when buying property

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Leasehold reform

The Law Commission has launched a consultation into the leasehold enfranchisement of houses and flats. Amongst the proposals are a unified procedure for both flats and houses which currently operate under separate regimes for claiming the freehold.  The proposed reforms would also remove the requirement for leaseholders to own a property for a minimum of …

Leasehold reform

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How to leverage a position in the legal directories

This was the second webinar of a two-part series hosted by the International Bar Association (IBA) on how law firms can develop their brands and reputations through inclusion and recognition by the law firm directories, such as the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. The webinar stood out as a truly global shared experience with …

How to leverage a position in the legal directories

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UK, EU and beyond – St Albans is going global

The latest blog from the Barriers to Growth research commissioned by the members of the City of Expertise, reported that 80% of the businesses in and around St Albans are planning to grow, either dramatically or moderately, over the next two years. And, undeterred by the complexities of the current economic and political climate, 54% plan …

UK, EU and beyond – St Albans is going global

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