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Time on call held to be ‘working time’ by tribunal

Two paramedics have won their claim that time spent on call away from the workplace should be classed as working time. The Working Time Regulations stipulate that employees are generally

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Right to Buy discounts to increase for tenants

Council house tenants can now receive higher Right to Buy discounts following a government move to improve the scheme. Tenants in London can qualify for discounts of up to £102,700

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Government shelves plans for online lasting powers of attorney

The government has shelved its controversial plans for an online system for creating lasting powers of attorney (LPA). The decision follows concerns raised by the Law Society and others that

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Woman wins right to inherit part of her fiancé’s estate

A woman has won the right to inherit some of her partner’s estate, even though she had not lived with him for a long enough period to meet the general

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Law firms report a surge in pre-nup agreements

Law firms in England and Wales have reported a rise in the number of couples making pre-nuptial agreements. Pre-nups – as they are commonly known – are drawn up by

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