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A Leeds Conveyancing Solicitors has welcomed the latest figures from the Halifax which show a significant rise in housing prices and says its own evidence supports the view there is a more sustained recovery underway.
Employee victimised for raising multiple grievances
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Limited has recently been heard in the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) and the judgment has been delivered.
A new survey has shown high levels of public fear over cuts to legal aid with many believing it will result in more innocent people being wrongly convicted.
The transport secretary has warned those tempted to text or make a phone call while driving that they will face tougher punishments in the future.
A victim’s group has condemned new legislation aimed at helping those whose relatives have died because of exposure to asbestos.
The widow of Tony Nicklinson has been joined in the fight to change the existing law on murder and assisted suicide by a man from Leeds.
The former Blackburn Rovers manager Henning Berg, who lasted just 57 days in charge at Ewood Park, has been awarded £2.25m in compensation.
New figures from the Police Federation suggest that police officers are receiving about £20m a year from personal injury claims.
A new survey paints a disturbing picture of child neglect with 90% of social workers, police officers and teachers regularly coming into contact with children they believe may be suffering from neglect, although 40% of them feel unable to intervene.
On 5 December 2012, the Chancellor issued his Autumn Statement. Key business tax announcements include:
• The main rate of corporation tax will go down to 21% from 1 April 2014 (previously expected to be 22%).
• The rate of the bank levy will go up from 1 January 2013.