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Attorney_Deputy-for-loved-ones-72 Recent cases highlight the challenge of being an Attorney/Deputy for loved ones (Thursday, 23 April, 2015) - There are many stories and articles in the general press, on radio and television that with the growing elderly population, living longer due to better diet and healthcare, conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are an increasing worry as …
Shared-Parental-Leave-thmb New Right to Shared Parental Leave – Babies Due On or After 5 April 2015 (Friday, 27 March, 2015) - Working parents can now take advantage of the added flexibility provided by the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014 (“Regulations”), which are set to revolutionise the way new parents will take leave in the first year of the birth of their …
Andrew Hasnip 72 by 72 Budget 2015 Comment: Review of Inheritance Tax Avoidance through Deeds of Variation (Thursday, 19 March, 2015) - A review the use of deeds of variation for tax purposes was announced by the Chancellor in his Budget speech. Andrew Hasnip, Partner and Head of Private Client at The Wilkes Partnership comments: “Deeds of Variation have been with us …
Darryll Thomas (Employment) 72 Comment: Clarkson should not be given preferential treatment, despite public pressure (Thursday, 12 March, 2015) - Following the suspension of Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear, Darryll Thomas, employment law expert at law firm The Wilkes Partnership, comments: “From an employment law perspective, the allegations made against Jeremy Clarkson are very serious, one which if proven would …
Jeremy 72 by 72 Wilkes advises Wesleyan on Syscap Acquisition (Thursday, 5 March, 2015) - Wilkes has advised Wesleyan, the mutual financial services specialist, on its acquisition of Syscap Holdings Ltd (“Syscap”), from a fund advised by AnaCap Financial Partners LLP. Syscap is the UK’s leading independent provider of short term business loans, IT leasing …