Where Crime and Commerce Collide

Every year, thousands of victims are targeted by sophisticated career criminals often using advanced technology to promote fraudulent financial schemes to the estimated value of about £500m. On average, an innocent victim loses about £20,000 although one of the largest individual losses amounted to £6m. The National Fraud Authority, the Financial Services Authority, the City of London’s Economic...
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Personal Injuries at work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) states “The reality is that over 200 people a year lose their lives at work in Britain. In addition, around 150,000 non-fatal injuries are reported each year and an estimated 2 million suffer from ill health caused or made worse by work”. Whether you are an employer or an employee, can you afford to ignore the law relating to Health and Safety at...
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Is libel law damaging free speech?

The civil law of tort known as Defamation being used by powerful organisations to stifle criticism of their activities and to limit freedom of expression? What do the Law lords Hoffmann and Steyn have to say about the need for the reform of libel law? To Index on Censorship and English PEN: ‘it has become increasingly clear that English libel law and the use of ‘super-injunctions’ are...
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Where crime and commerce collide

Every year, thousands of victims are targeted by sophisticated career criminals often using advanced technology to promote fraudulent financial schemes to the estimated value of about £500m. On average, an innocent victim loses about £20,000 although one of the largest individual losses amounted to £6m. The National Fraud Authority, the Financial Services Authority, the City of London’s Economic...
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Don’t let your business die with you

You have worked hard to build up your business but what will happen to it when you die? Discover the law relating to inheritance, estate planning and trusts and what you can do to protect your business and its employees after your death. Its your ‘Will’.
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