The EAT held that if ACAS issues a second early conciliation certificate in respect of the same matter, this does not extend the time for making a claim (HMRC v Garau). HMRC argued that the second certificate was unnecessary and had no effect on the running of time for limitation purposes. They argued that the... Read the rest of this entry →
Shiva Shadi – Partner & Head of the Employment team at Davis Blank Furniss – discusses the Supreme Court’s Judgement on Tribunal Fee System
Unison has finally succeeded in its four-year campaign against the introduction of tribunal fees that was introduced back in 2013. The introduction of the fees has seen a reduction of 70% in claims being lodged at the Employment Tribunal. Lord Reed giving the leading judgement – and who has previously sat on the EU Court... Read the rest of this entry →
Laura Willis – Associate Solicitor in our Private Client team – asks: Is the current law on Wills outdated?
The Law Commission for England and Wales has proposed that the law around Wills should be updated and brought into the “modern world”. The Law Commission wants to change the existing rules about how to create a valid Will where the individual has made their intentions clear in another form. Under the current law, for... Read the rest of this entry →
Davis Blank Furniss & Capstone Financial Management to stage free Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning event in Glossop
Davis Blank Furniss has joined forces with Capstone Financial Management, a Partner Practice of St. James’s Place Wealth Management, and will be staging a free event in Glossop that will provide practical advice and guidance around inheritance tax and estate planning. The free event will be taking place in the evening at Glossop Golf Club... Read the rest of this entry →