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23 October - Joanna Rzepecka

I was interested, but not surprised, to read an article in the Times about the cost to the NHS of complications encountered in the private healthcare sector; according to the Times the... Read More


23 October - Sean Palka

The Government has recently announced that it wants to reform and modernise the home-buying process to make it "cheaper, faster and less stressful". Issues such as 'gazumping', where a seller... Read More


20 October - James Williams

The media has been buzzing about the recent listing of a property in Notting Hill for circa £17 million where the reports state that the seller is only willing to... Read More


19 October - Joanne Davies

A warm welcome to Blake Morgan's Autumn newsletter, keeping you informed of the latest developments in Employment Law. This year, October brought almost no legislative changes to Employment law, because... Read More


19 October

On 13 September the Government published the Data Protection Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech earlier this year, which will repeal the existing Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The Bill... Read More


19 October - Simon Stokes

On 30 September 2017, two criminal offences under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force (see our previous article with some further details) which all organisations (corporate bodies –including charities... Read More


19 October - Sarah Peacock

In 2016 the case of Bărbulescu v Romania was dubbed a "snooper's charter". The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that the dismissal of an employee for using electronic... Read More


17 October - Joanne Davies

The recent EAT case of NHS 24 v Pillar has reversed the previous Employment Tribunal decision and has found that including previous incidents that were not subject to disciplinary action in an... Read More


17 October - Sarah Peacock

With the abolition of Employment Tribunal (ET) fees, more claims are inevitable. In successful claims, ETs award compensation based on well-established rules, some of which have recently changed. Employer's pension... Read More

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9 October

We acted for the Trustees of a bankrupt to take possession of the matrimonial home. At the time, this house was solely owned by the bankrupt; however, it had previously... Read More


2 October - Daniel Scognamiglio

Unfortunately Monarch are no longer trading. This has left hundreds of thousands of passengers without flights. As Monarch are ATOL protected, no-one should be left stranded. As a passenger, if... Read More