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25th January 2023

Inheritance tax receipts increased by £700 million

With the country in the middle of a cost of living crisis, it’s perhaps surprising to learn that inheritance tax receipts increased by £700 million to reach £5.3…

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23rd January 2023

The Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol initiative is named after George Herbert, a War veteran of the Normandy landings, who lived with dementia. One day George went missing, and sadly due…

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19th January 2023

Brexit: The Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) and its potential impact on farming and the countryside

Introduction For better or for worse, the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on 31st January 2020 and its associated Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has led to…

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William and Harry, and your land

If you have ever purchased a house then you will know that after the sale of land the purchaser must be registered at HM Land Registry as its…

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13th January 2023

Hot Topics for 2023 in Employment Law

New legislation over the past 24 months or so has been dominated by responses to the pandemic. This as well as political turmoil and changes of administrations has…

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Holiday pay for part-year and casual staff – are you calculating this correctly?

The Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) entitle a full-time worker to a minimum of 5.6 weeks’ (28 days) paid annual leave.  Part-time workers are still entitled to 5.6…

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Government proposals for flexible working

The government has recently published its response to its consultation on updating the law on flexible working. The proposals include the right to request flexible working from day…

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12th January 2023

Freeport East receives final government approval

The Government has this week announced its final approval for Freeport East alongside up to £25 million of seed capital funding to commence the project. Freeport East consists…

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10th January 2023

January – the month for marriages to end?

The BBC has posted an article saying that in Wales, at least, January is becoming known as ‘divorce month’. Relate (a charity that provides relationship support throughout the…

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6th January 2023

Wills, LPAs and their impact on a business

Three prominent names in football have passed in recent weeks. Today, Gianluca Vialli passed away aged 58, reported by BBC Sport as ‘one of the modern era’s great…

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