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​Site assembly for commercial development

Graham Beach
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If you have a great idea for developing a piece of unused land, you may find that you need to get control of some neighbouring property to provide access or just to make the development large enough to be financially viable.  Assembling a site can be...

Employee, worker or self-employed? Comparing status and rights

Selwan Yousif
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The statutory definitions of the three categories of employment status have long been criticised as being unclear, and over the years a body of case law interpreting these definitions has grown up. Despite this, it remains difficult to set out a definitive...

The key legal issues to take you from startup to scale up

Selwan Yousif
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Starting any new business comes with a steep learning curve, especially as a founder when you often find yourself wearing all the management hats. This is why it is important to deal with the core legal issues early, so that when the time comes to scale up,...

Arrangements for children after a same sex divorce or separation

Avril Croud
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Following the introduction of civil partnerships in 2005 and same sex marriages in 2014, there has been an increase in families and then relationship breakdown between same sex parents.  Finding agreement over issues relating to children can be tricky...

Update your commercial contracts for the post-Brexit regime

Selwan Yousif
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While certain changes are already in place as a result of Brexit, we can expect a continuous stream of legislative reform that will affect businesses and their commercial contracts. As the new trading relationship with the EU evolves, it is likely that you...

Compensation for injury or illness while working in healthcare

Kenneth Amakye
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According to the Health and Safety Executive there are 1.6 million workers in Great Britain suffering from work-related ill health. The two main causes are stress and musculoskeletal problems, both of which commonly affect people working in healthcare. ...

Exiting your commercial lease - what are the options?

Graham Beach
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‘If your business is struggling and you lease your premises, it might be tempting to simply hand back the keys and walk away from your lease,’ says Graham Beach  commercial property solicitor with Hatten Wyatt in our Tonbridge office . ...

Do we need to formalise our separation?

Avril Croud
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If you are coming out of a relationship, whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership, you may be asking if you need to formalise that separation.  A separation agreement is a formal contract which can be agreed between you and your...

Can I challenge a will that fails to make reasonable provision for me?

Selwan Yousif
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It tends to be only in Hollywood movies that a will is read aloud, usually for dramatic effect where the contents of the will are unexpected and lead to the sort of tensions which create a good plot. For example, in the 2019 film ‘Knives Out’ the...

How to plan philanthropic giving through your will

Hardeep Gill
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In 2006, the American multi-billionaire Warren Buffet astounded the media by making a pledge to give away 99 per cent of his wealth to charities. He plans to do most of this in his lifetime and intends the remainder to be given away within 10 years after his...

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