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Age discrimination - Happy Birthday!?

Age discrimination – Happy Birthday!? A legal secretary who claimed that she suffered age discrimination when her colleagues asked about her 50 th  birthday and sent her a card has had her case dismissed by the Employment Tribunal. The...

The important reason you should always write 2020

The important reason you should always write 2020 in full this year Many people would usually write the year in short format e.g. ’18 or ’19 to signify 2018 or 2019. However, this year it is important that you write the year 2020 in full or...

Who can make a claim for reasonable financial provision

Who can make a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased person’s estate? The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows certain people to make a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased...

What is a rentcharge?

What is a rentcharge? A rentcharge is nothing to do with a lease. To be clear a rentcharge is any annual or other regular sum of money charged on land except (i) rent payable under the terms of a lease and (ii) interest payments. To confuse matters even...

Law Commission Publish Enfranchisement Recommendations

Law Commission Publish Enfranchisement Recommendations The Law Commission has published a report setting out options for reducing the costs leaseholders have to pay during the process of extending their lease or buying the freehold title. The report...

Do you have a troublesome Employee who is threatening to resign?

Do you have a troublesome Employee who is threatening to resign? What should you as an Employer do to protect your position? In many cases you should think “Settlement Agreement”. A Settlement Agreement is a legally binding contract...

Digital assets - what happens when I die?

Digital assets – what happens when I die? A digital asset is any text or media that is not in hard format. Digital files that do not include a right to use them are not considered digital assets. Digital assets are categorised into images,...

Employment Law Changes April 2020 - 'Good work plan'

Employment Law Changes April 2020 – ‘Good work plan’ A number of important changes to Employment Law are due to come into force on 6 th April 2020 as part of the government’s ‘Good work Plan’. Employees will be...

Problem Tenant? We can help!

Problem Tenant? We can help! Here at mosshaselhurst Solicitors we can advise you on how to deal with problems arising between Landlords and Tenants. These may arise from failure to pay rent, damage to property or Tenants refusing to leave at the end of...

Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements In order for a Settlement Agreement to be valid and binding the employee must have received advice on the terms and effect of the agreement from an independent legal adviser. The adviser must be clearly identified in the written...
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