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Employment Tribunal Fees  - Court of Appeal Challenge Fails

Employment Tribunal Fees - Court of Appeal Challenge Fails

Unison's battle against the Employment Tribunal claim fees which have been introduced has now been dismissed about the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal were very troubled by the sharp decline in Employment Tribunal…

Budget July 2015- Main Residence Nil Rate Band

Budget July 2015- Main Residence Nil Rate Band

Following the recent budget, the government announced that the current individual nil rate band (tax free amount), in respect of inheritance tax, will now remain fixed at ¬£325,000 until April 2021. In addition to…

Buying Properties from Insolvent Sellers

Buying Properties from Insolvent Sellers

When receivers or administrators sell properties on behalf of banks or financially distressed companies, the modest prices can be tempting. During the financial downturn, we saw more property sales where the seller…

The Cost Of Care Home Accommodation

The Cost Of Care Home Accommodation

If you need help to pay for your place in a care home, the local authority will do a financial assessment to work out how much you should pay towards the cost of your support. They take your income and capital into…

Supreme Court Gives Google Permission To Appeal

Supreme Court Gives Google Permission To Appeal

I wrote about the interesting case concerning Google and the Apple Safari browser in which the Court of Appeal held that misuse of private information can form a head of claim and that there could be a claim for…

Wake Smith Office Move

Wake Smith Office Move

Wake Smith is¬†pleased to announce plans to relocate into prestigious Sheffield city centre offices, as we pledge future commitment to the city. The move will see the company take floor space in Velocity V1 on Tenter…