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Dismissal for First Offence: Review of Adam Thomas Forster v McKees Farm Shop Limited

by Laura McManus The Industrial Tribunal recently heard a case brought by Adam Thomas Forster against his former employers, McKees Farm Shop Limited. Mr Forster alleged he had been unfairly dismissed by the company. The Respondents resisted the claim, stating that the Claimant had been guilty of gross misconduct and was, therefore, dismissed. Mr Forster…

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Bankruptcy and Matrimonial Settlements

by John Gordon Financial difficulties often lead to matrimonial breakdown.   Quite often the entire family suffer as a consequence of one spouses’ difficulties and one spouse, usually the wife, faces the difficulty of trying to protect the matrimonial home from her husband’s Trustee in Bankruptcy and trying to raise sufficient monies to buy out his…

201605.06
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Stamp Duty Land Tax Higher Rates

STAMP DUTY LAND TAX HIGHER RATES FOR PURCHASES OF ADDITIONAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES by Andrew Rodgers Controversial higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) will apply from 1st April 2016 to purchases of additional residential properties such as second homes and buy to let properties. Chancellor George Osborne has turned his attention to buy to…

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Napier & Sons Supports Age NI

Napier & Sons supports Age NI With today’s aging population, set against a backdrop of a world which is becoming more and more obsessed with “how to stay young”, there is a real danger of older people getting ‘left behind’. All of our worlds are becoming faster paced and more technologically advanced than we could…