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Join us for lunch at The Lincolnshire Show

On Thursday 21 June, Actons are joining forces with the CLA as we sponsor Uncle Henry’s Barbecue Lunch at The Lincolnshire Show. From midday ‘til 3pm, you can find us at the CLA marq...

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Landmark ‘meal ticket’ case sets the tone for lifelong maintenance claims during divorce

In a recent high profile divorce case, the High Court clearly restricted claims for future maintenance payments from post-separation earnings.  The case involved Mr and Mrs Waggott, a w...

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Actons grows employment team following 90% increase in employment tribunal claims

Actons, the leading independent law firm in Nottingham, has expanded its employment law team with the appointment of a new associate and solicitor. The firm has recruited James Symons an...

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Actons PI team attend the Trichological Society's Graduation Day 2018

This year’s annual Trichological Society Graduation Day was held on 14 May 2018, with Associate, June Makings and Chartered Legal Executive, Anne Thomas representing Actons - who are lon...

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Cohabitee wins inheritance claim at the High Court

A recent judgement passed in High Court could clarify the law on inheritance for cohabitees.  As the law stands,  there is no such thing as a ‘common law’ spouse. So if you live to...

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How to avoid your commercial property falling into disrepair

The majority, if not all, commercial leases require the tenant to make sure a property is kept to a certain standard both during the term of the lease and at the end when the property is h...

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April ByteSize Employment Law

Here's what's inside this edition of ByteSize Employment: A matter of perception The employee doth protest too much Equal pay in the private sector More reasons to learn from M...

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National Minimum Wage: food for thought from PwC

We jointly ran an event as part of the East Midlands HR Network recently where I listened to an insightful seminar, delivered by Chris Robson and Eva Higgins from PwC, on the National Mini...

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GDPR & Employment Documentation: Cover compliance today

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force on 25 May 2018 so now seems like the ideal time to ensure that you have GDPR compliant employment contracts and policies in p...

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Approach relationships with caution: Cohabiting couples must read

We live in an era where couples are, more often than not, cohabiting and providing one another with financial support as if they are married.  Whilst this may seem like a modern approach ...

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