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Quantum

Quantum

"Quantum" is the amount of damages that are awarded to a successful party in a claim".

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Parental Responsibility

Parental Responsibility

The Children Act 1989 defines Parental Responsibility as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, a parent of a...

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Misled by a trader?

Misled by a trader?

You may be entitled to “unwind” – cancel the contract! What does all this mean? If a customer feels that they have been misled to pay money or enter...

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Messaging apps and data security

The Information Commissioner is calling for a government review around its use of messaging apps such as WhatsApp.  Lots of businesses use messaging apps nowadays to communicate within teams and with customers.  Some messaging apps even boost a...

Tenant evictions

There is still a ban in place preventing bailiffs from attending and evicting tenants.  This ban remains in place until 31 May 2021 in England and until 30 June 2021 in Wales but if the court is satisfied that such action is necessary because for example...

Brexit – UK breach of international law?

Since 01 January 2021, it seems that some shops and supermarkets have found it difficult to get enough stock.  Therefore, the UK government appears to have made a unilateral change to extend the grace period regarding the movement of pet travel and goods...

Covid-19 – Stamp duty relief extended!

On Wednesday 3 March 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP delivered his Budget 2021 to Parliament wherein we learnt of the government’s spending and tax plans for the new financial year. It will come as welcomed news for many to...