Category: Blog

Law Jargon

Law jargon: five common terms and what they mean

The law can be complicated even in simple terms – so we’ve set out to de-bust some of the more complex turns of phrase within the profession.

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Divorce

Do we settle? An employer’s guide to know when to settle an employment claim

We’ve written up this frank and honest guide for employers around legal disputes at work and knowing when it’s time to settle.

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Employment Tribunals

Employers: what you need to know about employment tribunals

It can be hugely stressful to be sat in court defending a decision your made as an employer, but it does help if you fully understand the process.

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Employment

Informal letting of commercial property 

Short-term tenancies may be attractive to landlords of commercial properties for interim vacancies – but it pays to understand the implications of these arrangements for when a long-term tenant does become a prospect.

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Landlords: don’t let the roof fall in on your property

One issue that most if not all landlords will eventually have to contend with is the issue of dilapidations. Read our advice on how to fairly claim if and when the circumstances arise.

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Landlords

Selective licensing and the buy-to-let market: what landlords need to know

The introduction of selective licensing in the mid-2000s has caused plenty of trouble for law-abiding landlords, despite its intention to protect tenants from landlords who flout the law and their legal responsibilities.

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