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HMRC tax disclosure facilities – time is running out
The UK Government has recently announced that the beneficial terms of the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) will cease on 31 December 2015 (the facility had previously been due to run until April 2016).
Nearest but not necessarily dearest: disinheriting children post Ilott
case has caused a fair degree of furore in the UK press recently. Testamentary freedom in England is sacrosanct in many English citizens’ minds but has the recent Court of Appeal ruling (Ilott
 EWCA Civ 797) undermined that freedom? And if so, how can anyone ensure that their Will is upheld and respected after death?
Zero hours contracts: Avoiding the loopholes
Although they have been part of the employment landscape for some time, zero hours contracts became particularly popular during the recent recession, on the basis that they afforded employers access to a pool of workers, but with a financial commitment that was limited to paying only for work actually carried out.