Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

Backdating of overtime holiday pay. What the EAT ruling means for employers.

07 November 2014
This week, the media headlines have been awash with the news that workers can now sue their employers for £millions in backdated holiday claims, going all the way back to the 1990s.  
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Wilkin Chapman wins national recognition for training programme

30 October 2014
Wilkin Chapman Solicitors, has won national recognition for its commitment to staff training and development. The solicitors’ practice has won three awards and been voted as one of the top 100 UK law firms to work by the Lex 100 – the student guide to the UK’s premier law firms 2014/15
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How October's inheritance law changes could affect you

02 October 2014
For people who have not made a will, the Government imposes a strict set of rules which determine how someone's estate will pass on their death; these are known as the intestacy rules. The existing rules have been in place for 20 years, but amendments to them came into force on 1 October 2014.
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Planning for Life - Beat the Crowds to a LPA

18 September 2014
As a society we are living longer and, as a result of this, a growing number of people are now suffering from illnesses such as Alzheimer's and Dementia. Alison Elwess, senior solicitor, looks at how Lasting Powers of Attorney can help.
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Overturning Time Limits for Personal Injury Claims

11 September 2014
We all see adverts for personal injury claims, suggesting that ‘where’s there blame – there’s a claim’. However, bringing a personal injury claim can be a complex area of the law, particularly when coupled with the strict time limits for making a claim.
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