Representing yourself at court

Representing yourself at court

The number of people who represent themselves in court and tribunal proceedings has been growing for many years now, and the trend is not likely to reverse any time soon.

Inheritance Tax and the Royal Family

Inheritance Tax and the Royal Family

With the sad death of Prince Philip the Royal Family will now have to deal with the administration of his estate. His net worth is not a matter of public record but estimates range from £10 million upwards.

Flexible working for Dads

Flexible working is for Dads too

We all know the difficulties working mums faced during lockdown: schools closed, kids at home, working from at the same time, or even losing their jobs. But what about the dads?

What if your employer cannot pay you redundancy pay?

What if your employer cannot pay you redundancy pay?

 Businesses are going to start re-opening as we come out of lockdown and hopefully life will start going back to normal. But what happens if the business you own or work for simply can’t get back on it’s feet and can no longer pay it’s debts?

Enduring Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney - what is the difference?

Enduring Powers of Attorney and Lasting Powers of Attorney

Before October 2007 if you wanted to appoint someone to manage your financial affairs you put in place an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). An attorney appointed under an EPA could only manage your finances and they had no authority to deal with health and welfare matters.

International Women's Day - Free Access To Menopause Policy & Miscarriage Policy

International Women's Day 2021

 

Today is International Women’s Day – March 8th 2021  Our Vine Law team thought it would be nice to give people access to two free policies that aren’t common in the workplace, but which we think are important and touch us personally. 

Is this the end for post-termination non-compete covenants in employment contracts?

Is this the end for post-termination non-compete covenants in employment contracts?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has opened a consultation process after publishing a paper on proposed measures to change the rules on post-termination non-compete restrictive covenants.

Coronavirus planning: The importance of a Power of Attorney

Coronavirus planning: The importance of a Power of Attorney

A new year has arrived but sadly, for many of us, not much has changed since 2020. Hopefully with vaccines now available, we will soon start to be able to go about our lives in a more normal way.

It’s a thumbs-up from Vine for new AI dispute tool

It’s a thumbs-up from Vine for new AI dispute tool

A team of academics are close to developing an artificial intelligence-based tool that would identify legal disputes before they even materialised.

Why do I need a Will?

Why do I need a Will?

The number of people who die each year in the UK without a Will is surprisingly high. According to research in 2018 around 54% of adults did not have a Will.

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