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Yielding Up- Asbestos Liability in Leases

27 Oct 2020

The recent High Court decision in Pullman Foods Ltd v The Welsh Ministers and another [2020] EWHC 2521 (TCC) (23 September 2020) provided a stark reminder of the potential pitfalls for tenants in relation to yielding up obligations. Pullman Foods Limited ('the Tenant') was the tenant of a…

Commercial Property

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Debt Recovery: Case Study

26 Oct 2020

Below is an example of a recent Forbes Collect matter in which a debtor refused to make payment initially, and then we went on to make a full recovery for our client including additional interest and costs. Background We were recently instructed by a company who had provided professional…

Forbes Collect

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Debt Recovery: Simplified

26 Oct 2020

The prospect of recovering a debt can be daunting if you are unsure as to what this may entail. Below we offer an overview of the usual stages of debt recovery, from Pre-Litigation to Enforcement. · Pre-Litigation Letter Before Action (LBA) The first step we will take…

Forbes Collect

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What can the placenta tell us about a birth injury claim?

23 Oct 2020

The placenta develops alongside the fetus in pregnancy supplying the fetus with oxygen and nutrients and removing waste. It is responsible for hormone production to support the pregnancy and provides protection against internal infection and transfer of protective antibodies to the baby. It joins the…

Clinical Negligence

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Contesting a Will... Do you have a good case?

23 Oct 2020

Will disputes are becoming increasingly common due to changes in social norms, family structures, increase in elderly population, a rise in dementia and Alzheimer's sufferers and the increasing value of estates. Kirsty McNulty is an Associate at Forbes Solicitors specialising in Contentious Trusts…

Contesting a Will

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Job Support Scheme Update 22 October 2020

22 Oct 2020

Big changes have just been announced by Rishi Sunak to the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The JSS is due to come into force in less than 2 weeks on 1 November 2020. As before, the JSS will be open to all small business and larger business who can show an impact on revenues and financial difficulty.…

Employment & HR

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The role of housing when tackling County Lines

21 Oct 2020

Earlier this week Darren Burton, Head of Housing Consultancy at Forbes and D.I Kirsten Dent, NPCC County Lines Lead for Movement and Transport, National County Lines Coordination Centre, presented a webinar on the topical issue of County Lines. 100 delegates joined the webinar where D.I Dent gave…

Housing & Regeneration

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ICO Publishes Updated Subject Access Request Guidance

21 Oct 2020

The ICO has today announced that it has published its updated its 'Right of Access Detailed Guidance'. A copy of the guidance can be found here - https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/right-of-access/ This…

Governance, Procurement & Information

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