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Jess Varnish appeals against employment tribunal ruling

Jess Varnish has decided to lodge an appeal against January’s ruling in her landmark employment tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport.

Plans of new eco standards for homes expected within weeks

Plans for the Future Homes Standard 2025 announced by the Chancellor in his Spring Statement are expected to be announced soon with a consultation process promised for this spring.

Mixed-sex civil partnerships on the verge of becoming law

Reforms to the laws surrounding civil partnerships to extend them to mixed-sex-couples who do not wish to get married are on the verge of becoming law after they cleared parliament.

Five employment law changes to look out for this April

April is set to bring with it a fresh batch of employment law developments that employers must be aware of, and adapt to, in order to remain compliant. As the month draws ever closer employers will need to be wary of these impending changes and it would be wise to dedicate time over the coming…
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What happens if… I want to protect my assets before I get married?

Getting married is a wonderful, exciting time for couples. In the build-up to getting married and in the midst of arranging their perfect wedding, couples might not pay much attention to what could happen if their relationship doesn’t work out in the long-term.

Home Office announces measures to support male domestic violence victims

The Home Office has announced a series of measures to support men and boys who are victims of domestic abuse, including grants of up to £1 million.

Hotel investment in the UK made £7.4 billion last year

Investment in the UK hotels industry hit £7.4 billion in 2018, a £1.7 billion increase year-on-year, a rise of 29 per cent, and 102 per cent above the 12-year average, according to the latest research by property experts.

Inquiries into power of attorney claims surge as families left in limbo

Families are at risk of being caught up in a power of attorney complaints investigation spike that could cause harmful delays to their financial plans, it has emerged.

MOJ to grant support to victims of domestic abuse in family courts

The Government has awarded £900,000 to two organisations who provide in-court support to victims of domestic abuse.

Public are unaware of unregulated will writers

Six out of 10 consumers are unaware that will-writers are unregulated, although many people are interested in writing their own wills anyway, new research has found.