Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors' Blog

27 Dec
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This year we witnessed several major changes that are set to have wide-reaching effects into 2014, and beyond. As 2013 draws to a close we have decided to take a look at some of the most significant changes to legislation that came into effect over t...

Categories: Legislations
Tags: Legislation, 2013
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24 Jul
lindseyknowles

For the first time in the history of Employment Tribunals the Government are introducing fees to the Employment Tribunal system. The fees, which come into force on the 29th July 2013, represent a significant departure from the existing system, in wh...

Categories: Employment
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22 Mar
paulhennity

We are frequently told of the importance of reading the small print and of being fully aware of the terms to which we are agreeing when we enter into a contract. Yet so many of us simply presume we know what we are getting ourselves into and don’t b...

Categories: Commercial Litigation
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22 Mar
paulhennity

Mr.Marshallsea made a unfairly dismissal claim against his employer after he was dismissed for “a breakdown of the trustees’ confidence and trust” on return of stress leave from work.

Categories: Employment
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01 Feb
wendyrandall

Last November we took part in the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Campaign Write a Will Month. We take part in campaigns like this because it highlights the importance of making a will whilst raising money for charity at the same time.

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21 Jan
paulhennity

For many years the UK’s adoption process has been criticised for its lengthy and complicated nature. As part of a new initiative to encourage prospective adoptive parents, the Government is seeking to make the process quicker, more transparent and m...

Categories: Family
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18 Jan
wendyrandall

Wirral Borough Council Payment demands wildly inaccurate.

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26 Nov
wendyrandall

When an offer of a £9 Will nearly cost £995. A friend of a colleague of mine bought a voucher from a well known discount website to have her will made by a will writing company for £9.00.

Tags: Trust, Wills
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23 Nov
paulhennity

Seeking to respond to the ever growing problem of an ageing population, the Government has last month introduced the “automatic enrolment” pension scheme.  Beginning in October 2012, initially for large employers, but set to be rolle...

Categories: Miscellaneous
Tags: Worker
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13 Nov
paulhennity

Four years ago Barack Obama made history as the first black President of the United States, on a tidal wave of hope and the promise of change. After last week being re-elected to serve a second term in the Whitehouse, it is interesting to consider w...

Categories: Miscellaneous
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