05/07/2019
What is Pride #LGBT stands for #Lesbian, #Gay, #Bisexual and #Transexual and is used as a reference to the community comprising of these individuals. Preparations are underway for Pride 2019 in London this Saturday which marks the end of a month long celebration to recognise the impact that the…

24/06/2019
The #MeToo hashtag has become globally renowned for all the wrong reasons over the past few years. It picked up momentum exposing the widespread prevalence of sexual discrimination in the workplace following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Since lifting the veil on what went on behind closed doors and what…

20/06/2019
What is a settlement agreement? It is a contract between an employer and employee verified by a legal advisor and prevents an employee from making complaints to the Employment Tribunal about breach of his or her statutory rights or contractual rights. This includes, although it is not limited to…

14/06/2019
The numbers The latest figures published by Diabetes UK in February 2019 estimate that a record £4.7 million people in the UK have now been diagnosed with diabetes. 1 in 10 over 40’s has type 2 diabetes, and by 2030 the numbers are expected to reach an eye watering…

09/06/2019
Welcome to the first of many employment blogs from Curwens. Not only will we be providing regular updates on what’s what in the law, but also a run down of the most interesting employment cases in the news. The beginning of April every year usually sees a whole raft…

04/06/2019
A new form for section 21 notices has been introduced for evictions which can be found on the government website. However, the government will be consulting on whether section 21 notices should be banned entirely as it is reported that it is one of the biggest causes of families…

22/04/2019
For those who are married or in a civil partnership, it might be possible to claim up to £1,150 via a tax break called Marriage Tax Allowance (MTA). According to MoneySavingExpert.com up to 700,000 people are not claiming this allowance. It is worth noting that applicants might still be…

08/04/2019
It is currently National Pet Month which runs from 1 April to 6 May. With that in mind it seems to be an opportune time to consider what would happen to a pet in the event of a divorce or separation. Pets in this country are often treated like…

20/03/2019
It appears that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent a day in Blackpool recently to visit some of the most dilapidated homes that this country has ever seen. In doing so, they were given a tour of mould-ridden homes so dangerous that they had to walk on planks…

18/03/2019
In the case of Bostani and others v Pieper and another [2019] EWHC 547 (Comm) (4 March 2019), the claimants (“C”) applied to enter judgment against the defendants (“D”) pursuant to the terms of a Tomlin order which provided that if D failed to make any of the payments…

04/03/2019
At present probate fees are paid to the government when administering someone’s estate after they die. Currently families pay a flat rate of £215 or £155 if they apply through a solicitor, on estates over £5,000. The government have announced that no probate fees would be paid on estate…

27/02/2019
Toms v Ruberry [2019] EWCA Civ 128 discusses We won’t bore you with the gory details save to say that this case involved a tenant who had failed to keep his pub in good repair. As a result, the landlord sent a default notice requiring the tenant to remedy…

18/02/2019
The majority of leases will stipulate that you require your landlord’s permission or consent before carrying out any alterations to your property. This could include minor work like fitting a wooden floor or installing windows to making major structural alterations. However, if the relevant consent is not obtained, usually…

13/02/2019
Well here we are again, Cupid is making his rounds and we are inundated with adverts for Moonpig and the like…yes, it is Valentines Day once more! With the return of Valentine’s Day the minds of many people turn to romantic gestures of love, such as marriage proposals and…

07/01/2019
The ringing in of the New Year often brings about the need for change in most of us. Usually that is a new diet and exercise regime after the excesses of Christmas or the undertaking of a new hobby. However for some of us the “new me” attitude can…

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