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Time limits

Is time automatically extended when the limitation period expires on a non-working day? No, held the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Miah v Axis Security Services Ltd . Claim date Mr Miah's claim for unfair dismissal was received by the tribunal...

Tenancy deposit rules - do you have a claim?

For many years, legislation and rules have been in place to protect tenant’s deposits. Despite this, many tenants are still unaware of the obligations imposed upon their landlords to protect their deposit. Student tenancies This is especially...

Repudiatory breach of contract

It is increasingly common for employees to have lengthy notice periods of 3 to 12 months within their employment contracts. Once a member of staff resigns with a long notice period, it is accepted that they will still uphold all elements of...

Top five equity release concerns

If you've owned your home for a number of years, it's likely that you have built up significant equity in it. To release a portion of this wealth downsizing is one option, but equity release enables you to release a tax-free lump sum, without having...

What is a flying freehold?

Flying freehold is an English legal term to describe a freehold which overhangs or underlies another freehold. This is fairly commonplace, for example a room situated above a shared passageway in a semi-detached house, or a balcony which extends over a...

Zero hours contract agency workers

Can a worker be on a zero hours contract and also be considered to be an agency worker? Does it depend whether the position is considered temporary rather than permanent? Should workers like this to be considered entitled to the same basic working...
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