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House prices increasing ‘at fastest rate for three years’

Figures released by the Halifax suggest that house prices are rising at the fastest annual rate for three years. Figures released by the Halifax suggest that house prices are rising at the fastest annual rate for three years. The Halifax survey found that prices in the three months to the end ....

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Restaurant ‘did not discriminate against disabled girl’

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a restaurant did not discriminate against a disabled girl when it refused to allow her to eat its food outside its recognised seating area. The Court of Appeal has ruled that a restaurant did not discriminate against a disabled girl when it refused to allow her ....

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Company must pay 13 months’ rent after tenancy dispute

The High Court has ruled that a commercial tenant that continued to occupy its premises after the lease expired had effectively created a new periodic tenancy and so was liable to pay 13 months’ rent. The High Court has ruled that a commercial tenant that continued to occupy its premises after ....

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Consultant’s failure to define ‘success’ means no fee payable

When drawing up a contract for consultancy work it is important that both sides agree what the objectives are and what will constitute success. When drawing up a contract for consultancy work it is important that both sides agree what the objectives are and what will constitute success. If the....

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Plans to make company directors more accountable for failings

The Government has outlined proposals to make directors more accountable for misconduct and company failures. The Government has outlined proposals to make directors more accountable for misconduct and company failures. It also wants to improve company transparency to make it easier to work ou....

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Tribunal fees and employment law changes come into effect

The most controversial, the introduction of fees for bringing claims to employment tribunals, went ahead as planned despite opposition from union leaders. A new set of employment regulations came into effect on 29 July. The most controversial, the introduction of fees for bringing claims to em....

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Don’t get mugged by an insurer – use a solicitor

Accident victims are being urged to make sure they get the correct level of compensation for their injuries and avoid being short-changed by insurance companies. Accident victims are being urged to make sure they get the correct level of compensation for their injuries and avoid being short-chang....

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