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31 Mar 2012
Talent will out (if everyone plays ball)
In his book “Outliers”, Malcolm Gladwell explores how great people are often a product of their times and circumstances, and that talent (however significant) is only one of a number of ingredients that comprise success....
30 Mar 2012
£1.6million settlement for traumatic brain injury
Brain injury specialist partner, Francis Lacy Scott, has achieved a settlement of £1.6million for a client who suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being hit by a car whilst pushing her bike across a road....
30 Mar 2012
Planning system overhaul – progress and protection?
Along with everyone else with an interest in planning matters, asb law’s resident expert, Francesca de Vita, was keen to hear the detail of the much-heralded National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)....
21 Mar 2012
Are no fault dismissals better for small businesses?
The government recently asked employers, employees and other interested parties to comment on a proposal to introduce ‘no fault’ dismissals for businesses with fewer than 10 employees....
21 Mar 2012
Top ranked asb team adds to expertise
Leading regional law firm, asb law, has welcomed Andrew Hoad to its top-ranked corporate finance team. Previously a partner at Vertex (Kent), and latterly at Rawlison Butler (Crawley)...
15 Mar 2012
In the last three months alone, the Government has been particularly active and vocal on a number of proposals....
14 Mar 2012
Fixed term contracts and collective consultation. Or not.
There has been a long held - and previously unchallenged - understanding that the expiry and non-renewal of a fixed term contract of three months or more would bring such a termination within the ambit of the collective redundancies legislation....
13 Mar 2012
Independent Schools v Charity Commission - and the winner is?
Depending on what websites/newspapers you read and who you speak to, you would be forgiven for still being uncertain as to who won the heavyweight bout that was, in the blue corner, The Independent Schools Council (ISC) and, in the red corner, the Charity Commission for England & Wales (with the referee for the event, the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery) Chamber)....
9 Mar 2012
asb lawyers invited to present at BACA aviation law event
Aviation lawyers from asb law will present on key issues in aviation law including sanctions, the EU blacklist and aviation contracts....
7 Mar 2012
How a professional Deputy can lighten the load
If you were to lose the capacity to make decisions for yourself – it could be health and welfare or financial matters – and there’s no valid power of attorney in place to pass the responsibility to someone else, the Court of Protection can be asked to step in and do it for you....