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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 …

Capital sees record commercial investment activity

20 April 2017

The capital saw record investment activity in the first quarter of 2017, with the value of transactions peaking at £4.9 …

Freedom of Information request escalates row over probate changes

12 April 2017

The decision to make radical changes to probate fees has drawn further criticism after it emerged this week that the …

BBC reporter to appeal Tribunal decision in discrimination case

11 April 2017

A journalist who challenged the BBC on grounds of discrimination and harassment has lodged an appeal, after her case was …

One third of cohabitants unaware of legal rights, says study

6 April 2017

A worrying study has revealed that a third of cohabitants believe that they have the same legal rights as a …

Whistleblowers to be awarded up to £100,000, says CMA

21 March 2017

Whistleblowers will be offered up to £100,000 in an effort to uncover illegal cartels, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) …

Leading City property lawyer describes ‘worrying lack of common sense’ in the planning process as housing minister offers to intervene on behalf of housebuilders

17 March 2017

A leading City solicitor has responded to comments made by the housing minister, Gavin Barwell MP, offering to raise housebuilders’ …