Following on from the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices in December 2018, the government published its employment law proposals in the “Good Work Plan”. Since then, various regulations have been introduced to give effect to many of those proposals. They include: the Agency Workers Regulations 2019; The Employment Rights (Employment Particular and Paid Annual Leave) Regulations 2018; and the Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019.
Testamentary freedom is the concept that you can, within your Will, leave your wealth to whomever you wish - whether by outright provision or by placing assets into a trust. The recent case of Cowan v Foreman reaffirmed the English Court’s commitment to upholding testamentary freedom wherever possible, by rejecting Mrs Cowan’s application to receive her inheritance in the form of outright legacies instead of through the trusts set up by Mr Cowan’s Will.
Danielle Celletti, Paralegal at Wansbroughs Solicitors in Melksham, explains about cohabitation agreements.
A Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal document that allows you to appoint a person ("attorney") to make decisions on your behalf. These can be decisions relating to your health and welfare or your property and finances.
WANSBROUGHS Solicitors, central Wiltshire’s largest law firm, has boosted the Wiltshire Community Foundation by donating more than £13,000.
If you are a small business or a start-up business with 20 employees or less and need to provide employment contracts and a staff handbook to your employees, then our new Contract Package may be something you’ll be interested in.