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  • A guide to buying property with someone else

    30 October 2014

    Buying property with someone else has many advantages and is of course common with couples, whether married or not. Read our guide on buying property with someone else, which should help you identify which option is best suited for you. …

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  • The Review - Autumn 2014

    30 October 2014

    The Review is a quarterly newsletter, keeping you up to date with legal issues affecting you and your family. Read this issue for articles and guides on the following topics: Wills, common law marriage, buying property with someone, trade marks, business partnerships and student lettings. Written by our solicitors, for you.…

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  • A Parent's Guide to Student Lettings

    08 October 2014

    If you have a child living away at University or College, you may have put them up in student accommodation. Be sure to read our short, handy guide to make sure you and your child's interests are protected during and after the tenancy.…

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  • Who ate all the candy?

    07 October 2014

    ​Barlow Robbins’ Laurie Heizler and Luke Maunder review the aggressive enforcement of trademarks in regards to the public outcry over Candy Crush Saga’s mark application.…

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  • Barlow Robbins HR Service

    23 September 2014

    Barlow Robbins Employment Team has extended its service to clients to provide dedicated HR support through our long standing partner, ​People Puzzles, a specialist in the provision of HR services to SMEs.…

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  • Employment rights of military reservists

    23 September 2014

    ​With effect from 1 October 2014 employees who bring unfair dismissal proceedings against their employers in connection with their military service because, for example, they allege that they have been subjected to detriments resulting in constructive dismissal or because they have been dismissed will not need 2 years’ service to qualify for protection from unfair dismissal. (Defence Reform Act 2014 (Commencement No 2) Order 2014)…

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  • Employment Tribunals statistics - April to June 2014

    23 September 2014

    ​The widely reported decline in the numbers of individual tribunal claims following the introduction of fees has been confirmed again by the latest quarterly report of Employment Tribunal statistics from the Ministry of Justice. Individual claims are down by 70% on the same period last year and down further from the previous quarter in this year. The reduction is attributable to the combined effect of tribunal fees and Early Conciliation. Both the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have indicated their intention to review and revise the Employment Tribunal fees system which is itself the subject of an on going legal challenge.…

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