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Fitness for Human Habitation: Is Your Rented Property Acceptable?

20/08/19

Is your rented property fit for human habitation?

It is estimated that 2.5-3 million people, including children, live in unsafe conditions (Shelter 2017). The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the Act”) aims to ensure that all landlords provide and maintain homes to an acceptable standard.

From 20 March 2019, landlords...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Inheritance Act Claims

The Inheritance Act Claims Procedure – Delay and permission to claim

07/08/19

The Inheritance Act Claims Procedure – Delay and permission to claim developments. There have been 3 cases so far this year dealing ...

Avril SimisterTrainee Chartered Legal Executive

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Working in hot weather

Legal Workplace Temperatures in the UK

25/07/19

With heatwaves in the summer months in the UK becoming more common place, what should businesses be doing to ensure their employees ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Non Disclose agreements

Non-Disclosure Agreements: UK Law and Debates

22/07/19

Non-Disclosure Agreements – or NDAs – have been in the news lately.  But why?  What are NDAs and why are they considered ...

David TurnerPartner

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Audio recording

Audio Recording in the Workplace

18/07/19

Audio Recording in the Workplace: UK Law – Kitsons The recent decision in Phoenix House Limited v Stockman demonstrates the considerations of ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Insolvency

The re-use of a Company Name: Section 216 – Kitsons

16/07/19

Can a Liquidated Company Name be Reused? Re-using a company name or a “prohibited name” is an issue that arises when a ...

Andrew PayPartner / Head of Insolvency

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Kitsons Solicitors - Vicarious Liability – Discrimination

Vicarious Liability – Discrimination

08/07/19

In this case, a colleague of the Claimant, Ms S, posted an image of a golliwog on her private Facebook page with ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Kitsons Solicitors - Dispute Resolution

A smarter way to resolve commercial disputes

06/06/19

Escalate – Dispute Resolution for SMEs  Escalate from Bishop Fleming on Vimeo. Kitsons has become the latest leading professional services business ...

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Disabled parking

Disability Discrimination

29/03/19

Reasonable Adjustments In the recent case of Linsley v Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Custom the EAT held that the Tribunal ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Car Parking Fine

A Parking Fine for the Wrong Registration Number

19/03/19

What is the loss? With technology constantly changing the norms, parking meters are increasingly requiring you to enter your registration details in ...

Lauren BaberSolicitor

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Kitsons Solicitors - How do Employers Reduce their Risk of a Tribunal Claim?

A new wave of dispute resolution

18/03/19

Don’t leave it too late   UK businesses write off millions of pounds every year in unpaid bills – often unnecessarily. The ...

Andrew PayPartner / Head of Insolvency

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