Monthly Archives: May 2014

Employment Tribunal Fees – Change on the horizon?

The introduction of Employment Tribunal Fees Fees were introduced into Employment Tribunal proceedings (which had previously been free for all parties) on 29 July 2013. Since that date: Claimants have to pay a fee to submit a claim, a further … Continue reading

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The Child Maintenance Service: A New Era

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This week has seen the biggest overhaul to child maintenance since its implementation in 1993. The Government has introduced a new system of administering child maintenance through The Child Maintenance Service (CMS), which has replaced The Child Support Agency (CSA). … Continue reading

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Make no bones about it: Richard III to be buried in Leicester

This morning the High Court has delivered its long awaited judgment in the infamous Richard III Judicial Review Claim and has held that the Ministry of Justice was not obligated to consult over the final resting place for the remains … Continue reading

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“No Money Back, No Guarantee…”

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Background In the recent case of Marks & Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co (Jersey) Ltd [2014], the Court of Appeal has just made a ruling that may leave commercial tenants feeling short-changed. The claim arose following … Continue reading

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Remembrance of things past

For a long time now, the EU has had its eye on creating what’s known as a ‘right to be forgotten’.  Some draft legislation proposed the idea in January 2012 and people have been arguing and lobbying about it ever … Continue reading

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Let The Record Play

In the High Court case of Ashworth and others v The Royal National Theatre the Claimants, a group of musicians, were unsuccessful in their application for an interim injunction to require the Defendant, The Royal National Theatre (“RNT”), to continue … Continue reading

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Death – the Last Taboo?

Another set of shocking statistics have been published this week by the Dying Matters Coalition which will no doubt make eye-watering reading for Wills and Probate Solicitors up and down the country. The results reveal that only a third of those … Continue reading

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