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Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side. When can you drive your car to your garage? It depends what your lease says.
The disappearance of Olly Sheridan and his mother has gained a lot of media attention. Mr Justice Williams appealed for the return of Olly on 1 February 2019. A tweet was published on the Judicial Office twitter page on the same date with the hashtag ‘comehomeolly’. The Court has now confirmed that the mother and child’s whereabouts have been established.
Almost everyone is keen to protect whatever assets they might have accumulated over the course of their lives. They have worked hard and want to make sure that once they are no longer around that their assets are passed on to their chosen beneficiaries for them to enjoy.
Employment status and the gig economy were rarely out of the headlines in 2018 and this theme seems set to continue in 2019 and beyond.
The Office for National Statistics recorded that there are 102,037 divorces in England and Wales in 2017.
Moving business premises can be an exciting step for a company that is enjoying growth, a lifeline for a business that needs to downsize, or a fresh start for a business that is relocating. But it should never be a leap into the unknown.
With the Court of Appeal hearing of the much publicised claims against Uber taking place in October, issues relating to employment status remain firmly in the spotlight. If your business engages self-employed contractors it is important that you have a grasp of the likely employment status of your staff and the implications of this.
Leasing the right property can make or break your business. Most commercial tenants wish to ensure that they can stay in their current premises when the lease is due to end; alternatively, you might need to seek new premises to accommodate any changes your business has undergone since taking on the lease.
The Supreme Court (the highest Court in England and Wales) has today given judgment on the appeal of a wife to previous decisions of the Courts in relation to her divorce.
Did you register an Enduring Power of Attorney or a Lasting Power of Attorney (EPA or LPA) between 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017? If so, you may be entitled to a partial refund on the registration fee of up to £54 per document registered (see here for table of possible refunds).
The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Mundy v Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate  EWCA Civ 35 unanimously reaffirmed the Upper Tribunal’s decision when calculating premiums in connection with statutory lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.