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UK’s private rental sector to welcome surge in institutional investment, report suggests

20 June 2017

Institutional investment in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) will grow to £70bn by the end of 2021, according to …

Parties clash over foreign spouse earning threshold

9 June 2017

Thousands more people could find they are unable to bring their foreign spouses into the UK under plans announced last …

Candidates call for commitment to EU nationals

31 May 2017

A raft of party leaders have signed a pledge to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK.

Taylor Review to suggest zero-hours workers should have right to request fixed hours

30 May 2017

In recent days, numerous reports have emerged suggesting that, once published, politician Matthew Taylor’s long-awaited Review into UK employment practices …

Non-British nationals wishing to relocate to the UK should review their immigration status and submit visa applications ahead of General Election

19 May 2017

The Conservative Party’s 2017 Manifesto contains proposals to toughen the visa requirements for students and to increase the earnings threshold …

Record monthly amount of Inheritance Tax paid in March

19 May 2017

The latest data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that a monthly record of £483m was paid in …

Head teacher “unfairly dismissed” for carrying disruptive pupil out of classroom

17 May 2017

A head teacher who was involved in an allegation of assault on a pupil was unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal …

Nationwide revises lending rules to tackle “onerous leasehold terms”

9 May 2017

One of the UK’s best-recognised mortgage lenders is taking steps to prevent borrowers from encountering ‘unfair’ leasehold terms and rising …

DWP suggests need for “worker” status in attempt to close loopholes in employment

4 May 2017

A Department for Work and Pensions committee has called on the Government to close employment loopholes in an effort to …

U-turn on probate fee reforms ahead of snap general election

26 April 2017

Following breaking news of a snap general election to be held in June, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced …