Stamp Duty changes forcing developers to get creative

September 22nd, 2017

Developers that would previously launch projects in the “heart” of London are being pushed to the outskirts following recent changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), a report has suggested.

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Government to promote £188 billion UK tech sector to global investors

September 21st, 2017

Karen Bradley, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will travel to Finland and Sweden to “bang the drum” for the UK’s booming technology sector, a report has revealed.

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Woman loses legal fight over ex-partner’s business

September 19th, 2017

A woman has lost a fight in the courts for a half share of her ex-boyfriend’s property business.

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More landlords to exit than join the property market in 2018, says RICS

September 18th, 2017

Landlords are likely to pull out of the UK housing sector as policy changes come into effect over the coming year, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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CAP-BCAP consultation could see advertising prohibition on health claims for e-cigarettes overturned

September 14th, 2017

A recent consultation opened by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) could lead to the existing prohibition on health claims being made in e-cigarette advertisements being removed.

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Government Equalities Office to investigate ‘growing evidence’ of discrimination against EU nationals

September 14th, 2017

News that the Government Equalities Office will be investigating growing evidence of European Union (EU) nationals experiencing discrimination when applying for UK jobs has caught the attention of Joelson – London Employment Law Solicitors.

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Report sheds light on issue of ‘problem gambling’ in the UK

September 14th, 2017

A new report published by Gamble Aware, a leading charity, has shed light on the issue of ‘problem gambling’ in the UK.

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Exemptions for certain businesses in Data Protection Bill

September 14th, 2017

The Government has today outlined data protection exceptions to safeguard the UK’s “world-leading” research, financial services, journalism, and legal services. The proposals form part of the new Data Protection Bill – designed to overhaul UK data laws from May 2018. It says the Bill will introduce safeguards to prevent and detect fraud, protect the freedom … Continue reading “Exemptions for certain businesses in Data Protection Bill”

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Employers failing to offer training opportunities to women on maternity leave

September 13th, 2017

A new study suggesting that UK women on maternity leave are being denied training opportunities has caught the attention of Joelson – London Employment Solicitors.

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The EU Commission’s position on intellectual property is welcomed

September 12th, 2017

Unitary intellectual property rights should continue to apply in the UK even after Brexit, EU officials have suggested.

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