Rights to light have a significant and perhaps disproportionate impact on the property industry and property development.
Legal News in Exeter, Rundlewalker secures top accolade from national Law Society
Rundlewalker in Exeter, Devon has secured the national Law Society's law management quality mark, Lexcel.
Disgruntled former employee jailed for destruction of workplace
Wayne Crook, aged 40, was dismissed from Bristol Flying Centre after he moved an aircraft in a hangar which he was not qualified to do.
Covert Surveillance found not to breach Human Rights
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently found that an employer does not breach an employee's Article 8 rights by using evidence obtained from covert surveillance to dismiss him.
Government-backed Help to Buy scheme
Help to Buy is a new Government-backed initiative set up to assist first time buyers and those looking to step on or move up the property ladder.
Inquiry into domestic abuse called for
The family of Maria Stubbings, who was murdered by her ex-partner, are calling for a public inquiry into how domestic violence reports are handled by the police.
Deferred Prosecution Agreements
The Crime and Courts Act 2013, that received Royal Assent on 25th April 2013, will make provision for significant changes to the way in which crime involving corporate entities is dealt with in the UK.
Wife retains overpayment of pension following mistake by Scottish Widows
A recent decision by the Pensions Ombudsman has concluded that an overpayment made in favour of the Wife, in relation to her share of the husband's pension should be retained by her and that she should not have to pay this back.
Minimum wage to increase
The Government has recently announced that the minimum hourly rate is going to be raised by 12p an hour to ?6.31 for adults and by 5p to ?5.03 for 18 to 20 years olds.
Hell hath no fury like a husband scorned
A divorcing husband takes drastic action into his own hands by hanging a banner outside the former matrimonial home suggesting he will prove his estranged wife was a liar.
New Costs Rules in Civil Proceedings
New rules are to be introduced in April 2013 to cut the costs of litigation. They are the result of a report written by Lord Jackson, and thus have become known as the Jackson Reforms. Rundlewalker comment:
Attending the police station - ?A slap on the wrist??
How often is this phrase repeated when a client has been interviewed and a caution is offered as a ?slap on the wrist.?