Month: March 2022

5 business dispute trends to look out for in 2022

With COVID-19 and Brexit bringing a range of issues to businesses across the UK, this article looks at what the knock-on effects are with regards to business disputes that could be faced in 2022. They say that the path of true love never runs smoothly; the same can be said for business. A company is […]

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LEAP produces best practice technology strategy guide for criminal legal aid firms

LEAP, the largest independent provider of software to law firms worldwide, has written a white paper on implementing a technology strategy for building a sustainable crime legal aid practice. This follows the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) review, published in December 2021, considering the future and long-term sustainability of the criminal legal aid system.The white paper is written […]

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The Ukraine invasion drives reform to UK property law

The impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine is likely to reverberate through Europe and across the rest of the world for years if not decades to come. While questions remain about the speed and effectiveness of the UK government’s response thus far, there are some changes being made closer to home that will not […]

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When is the best time to write a will?

Have you written your will yet? Many people neglect to write one before it’s too late and, for this reason, we’ve created an informative article about when we believe the best time is to write a will. The writing of a will is incredibly important, and many people often neglect to do so. This may […]

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Cohabitation agreements will help to avoid breakup disputes

The law is notorious for lagging behind modern-day developments, and this is perhaps most obvious in the field of family law, particularly for unmarried couples.  The fastest-growing family type in the UK, couples are increasingly choosing not to get married and instead live together, often believing that this gives them the same legal rights. In fact, […]

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Managing pregnancy and parenthood in the workplace

Working mothers account for an accelerating share of the workforce in the UK. Just last year research released by the Resolution Foundation and Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE) revealed that 74 % of mothers with 0-to-3-year-olds were in employment during 2021, showcasing a stable rise of 6% since 2019.  With an average […]

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Hiring and firing the apprentice is a serious matter

With TV show The Apprentice back on our screens, again dividing the nation as to the merits of each candidate, it is likely to spark debate about the benefits of utilising apprentices to help grow businesses. Apprenticeships benefit the business and the apprentice, but despite the programme’s entertaining approach to hiring and firing, the law […]

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