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Cycling on the road – why the ‘them and us’ attitude needs to stop

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Cycling path

What is your attitude to cycling? I’m a strong advocate of it, but I appreciate how views differ and I know people often take a ‘them and us’ attitude on the road. However, I believe that this attitude is completely unnecessary, and even potentially dangerous.

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Top four considerations for technology licensing

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Technology licensing

Technology licensing is one of the most important ways in which you can make your technology available to a collaborating partner for commercial gain.

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Getting back what you put into your co-owned property

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Property Co-Ownership

The last thing unmarried couples who have bought a house together tend to think about is “what happens to the house if it all goes wrong?” What if your relationship breaks down? Will you get back what you put in financially? It’s not the most romantic of topics!

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A brave new world for workers’ rights, or a missed opportunity?

Posted by , Trainee Solicitor

businessman looks out at sunrise from office

Basic rights for all workers, clear rules, robust penalties for employers, and new tax laws for the self employed; all are key to a fair and modern work place according to a government commissioned report.

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Your last Will and Textament – could digital Wills create more problems than they solve?

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Digital Wills

Today the Law Commission launched their public consultation, looking at whether the existing rules on how Wills are made should be updated for the modern world. One of the things this consultation will consider is whether people’s electronic communications, such as texts and emails, should be recognised as a valid Will in exceptional circumstances. This is an exciting innovation that bridges the gap between outdated laws and the modern age, but would change necessarily be for the better?

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CQC report on the state of adult social care – what do the findings show?

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Social care - CQC report

Since CQC rolled out its new inspection framework in 2014 it has inspected all 24,000 registered adult social care services. To mark the first complete round of inspections it has published a comprehensive report summarising the results and lessons learnt. We look at the findings, CQC’s areas of focus, and what care providers need to know.

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Millennials are set to change the workplace – is your business ready?

Posted by , Solicitor

We have heard a lot about Millennials otherwise known as Generation Y. But good or bad, the consensus is that Millennials are set to revolutionise the work place and that businesses better get with the programme.

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Charitable legacies are looking more secure: outcome of Ilott

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In March 2017, the Supreme Court ruled on the long running claim brought by Heather Ilott against the estate of her late mother, Melita Jackson. Whilst the Supreme Court’s decision did not represent a significant change in the law and Mrs Ilott was, technically, successful in her overall claim, the decision made by the Supreme Court suggests that charitable legacies may be less open to challenge than previously thought.

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The new online trusts register – what do trustees need to do?

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are due to release their new online Trusts Registration Service imminently. The entire process of registering and updating trust details will go digital this year, replacing the paper 41G (trust) forms, in an effort to crack down on money laundering and tax avoidance as well as to reduce delays and errors through lost paper forms etc.

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New changes to the PSC requirements which affects UK companies and LLPs

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It’s been over a year since UK companies and LLPs have been required to keep a Register of Persons with Significant Control (PSC Register). Since the rules came into force, all companies and LLPs should have been through the process of identifying their PSCs, drafting their PSC Register and notifying Companies House accordingly. However, recent changes to the notification requirement means that you may need to revisit this process again.

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Why choose a seat in Commercial Property?

Posted by , Trainee solicitor

Congratulations, you’ve got a training contract! How about a seat in commercial property?

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5 reasons why we need to talk about Erb’s Palsy

Posted by , Lead Partner, Business Development

Erb's Palsy Group UK

Adjusting to life after a birth injury is a difficult process for any family, and any birth injury is a permanent reminder of a potentially traumatic event. But if we are ever going to confront Erb’s Palsy, we need to change the way that we talk about the condition.

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