Molesworths News Jan - Feb 2012
All the latest industry and legal news from your team at Molesworths.
Date online: 08/02/2012
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has confirmed that the increase in the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims to two years will only apply to those starting a new job on or after 6 April 2012.
Date online: 05/02/2012
Sometimes, after a person's death, it turns out that their will does not have the effect that was originally anticipated. This can happen if, for example, the family circumstances have changed since the will was made.
Date online: 20/01/2012
A pensioner who slipped and fell in a Marks and Spencer food hall has been awarded compensation of £7,500 for her injuries.
Date online: 15/01/2012
There are generally strict time limits that apply when presenting a claim for unfair dismissal to the Employment Tribunal (ET). Normally, a claim must be lodged before the end of a three-month period beginning with the effective date of termination (EDT).
Date online: 11/01/2012
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have announced that, from 1 January 2012,
Date online: 07/01/2012
A recent case serves as a reminder to occupiers or owners of premises which are visited by the public that they have a duty to take timely action to prevent injuries caused by ice or snow.