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6 Mar 2012
Where is my pension going?
For many people in the UK their pension fund can typically be the second largest asset they own after their home. What continues to puzzle me, in my role as a financial planner, is the number of people with pension arrangements who have done little or nothing to determine what happens to their funds in the event of death....
5 Mar 2012
Rulebook reshuffle – the new Family Procedure Rules 2010
When new procedures were mooted some time ago, our Family team wondered if everything they’d ever learned about the process for family law would become redundant. They needn’t have worried too much…...
4 Mar 2012
Being Concerned in the Management of a Company – What Does it Mean?
What sort of scenario springs to mind when we think of “management” in general terms, let alone when we think of what constitutes “management of a company”? Control? Influence over how a business is controlled? Making decisions?...
1 Mar 2012
Energy v Industry?
The Energy Act 2011 has snuck in a nasty surprise for many landlords of industrial property....
1 Mar 2012
asb law is 'One to Watch'
asb law has achieved ‘one to watch’ status in the Best Companies to Work For Survey (the top 100 companies are featured every year in The Sunday Times)...
20 Feb 2012
Government to modernise regulatory frameworks for airports in the UK
The draft Civil Aviation Bill had its first reading in January 2012 and sets out the Government’s plans to modernise the regulatory frameworks for airports in the UK and also the role of the CAA....
18 Feb 2012
A busy year ahead…
2012 will be nothing if not busy with a raft of employment changes ahead. Many are being introduced by the Government in an attempt to assist businesses through regulatory red-tape, and are designed to reduce costs to such businesses in what continues to be a challenging economic climate....
17 Feb 2012
Specialist knowledge increases compensation by nearly 600%
When our client suffered a vicious assault in June 2007, his injuries included a brain injury that went unrecognised by his original advisers....
17 Feb 2012
Collective redundancies: the 10 issues you need to consider
No one can deny that it’s been a tough few years for the economy, and the New Year brings with it signs of continuing difficult times ahead....
16 Feb 2012
Employment team - what we've been up to...
We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring the Best Employer award for the Kent Excellence in Business Awards this year....