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  • High Court Focuses on Essentials to Resolve Family Trust Dispute

    21st March 2018

    Even the most careful drafting cannot always succeed in dispelling ambiguity or in making provision for all future eventualities. As a High Court case concerning a family trust showed, however,...

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  • Reliance on Accountant Shows Reasonable Care

    21st March 2018

    If you rely on your accountant's advice regarding a tax issue, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will now regard you as having taken 'reasonable care' to get things right and...

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  • Psychiatrist Approves Marriage for Alzheimer's Sufferer

    21st March 2018

    Remarriages are a common source of disagreement and acrimony among family members and dementia is an increasingly prevalent issue, so it is unsurprising that when both were present, the result...

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  • Established Pattern of Giving Not an Attempt to Escape Care Costs

    20th March 2018

    When care costs need to be met, simply giving away your money is not a strategy that normally meets with success, as the local authority is likely to contest such...

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  • Rest Breaks – Appropriate Alternative Arrangements

    27th February 2018

    Under Regulation 12 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), workers are entitled to an uninterrupted 20-minute rest break if their daily working time exceeds six hours.However, there are exceptions...

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