Monthly Archives: February 2019

Estate agents- get your contract in place before you start work

Oral contracts have been the subject of much debate in the legal community recently. The Supreme Court has just passed judgment in the case of Wells v Devani [2019] UKSC 1106 which clarifies the law in this area, and the result is …

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Home ownership now comes later in life

The Office for National Statistics in data published this week reports that young adults are having to wait on average eight years longer to get onto the housing ladder compared to two decades ago.  It says that in 1997 the …

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Do payment processors wield too much power?

Press reports covering the recent distressed sale of Flybe to the consortium Connect Airways (subject to the deal receiving shareholder approval on 4 March 2019) suggest that one of the reasons for the airline’s alarming decline (towards what would in …

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