QualitySolicitors Knight Polson, as well as our experienced team in litigation and dispute resolution and expertise does not stop there. We work with cost solicitors in order to ensure the best deal for you in respect of a cost award in your favour or dealing with a cost award made against you.
Our services include:
Bill of Costs in Litigation and schedules of costs;
Compliant Civil Procedure Rule Cost budgets;
Points of dispute and replies (assessment of costs);
Advocacy for you at hearings in respect of costs;
Court of Protection bills.
If you require any assistance in this regard please speak to our litigation team and we would be delighted to help you. Call us on 023 8064 4822.
You may be aware that payments to employees – in respect of the termination of their employment – can be paid free of tax and national insurance contributions up to £30,000 (“termination payment”). If any part of the payment relates to notice pay which may either be set out in the employee’s contract or the statutory minimum notice period under the Employment Rights Act 1998, then tax may need to be paid on this part of the termination payment. Whether notice pay can be paid tax free or should be treated as a taxable emolument will depend on what the employee’s contract says or the employers previous conduct.
The Lord Chief Justice, the country’s most senior Judge, has questioned whether the dock is ‘really necessary’ during Court appearances. It has been suggested that Defendants sit with their legal team in the main part of the Courtroom rather than being required to sit in the dock.
The Right to Buy scheme offers a discounted solution for individuals who, currently residing in a Housing Association property, wish to purchase the property. There is criterion in place to adhere to in order to qualify for such a scheme as well as a number of further stipulations in relation to selling the property after purchase. The latter they enforce as to lessen the chances of the scheme being abused - one method of which is by some/all of the total discount being made payable if they are selling within 5 years of a Right to Buy purchase.
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