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Nelson Chambers engaged with PEM

Nelson Chambers are delighted to be engaged with PEM, Cambridge’s largest independent firm of accountants, to appoint a Director to lead a new legal arm to augment their private client expertise. With ‘Authenticity, Reliability and Empathy’ at the core of...

Plumber wins workers’ rights battle

A plumber has recently succeeded in winning a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling, which is expected to have huge ramifications for freelance workers. Gary Smith had worked for Pimlico Plumbers for 6 years. The court ruled that...

British Court recognises sharia law for the first time

A British court has recognised sharia law for the first time in a landmark decision, as a judge ruled that a wife can claim her husband’s assets in their divorce. The decision came after Nasreen Akhter requested the split from her husband Mohammed Shabaz...

In the news this week: Apple, Interest rates, and Rolls-Royce

Catch up on the latest news from the business world. The top story this week was Apple becoming the world’s first trillion-dollar company. The Bank of England has raised interest rates to the highest level in nearly 10 years. The London Stock...

Kaplan to run new solicitors’ ‘super-exam’

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that its planned Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will be developed and run by Kaplan. The US-based company provides educational services in 30 countries and runs the Qualified Lawyers Transfer...

Celebrity divorce lawyer backs reform of ‘archaic’ laws

One of the UK’s most famous divorce lawyers has backed a change in the law. Baroness Fiona Shackleton called the current divorce law “archaic” and backed a reform, but she did warn that couples must be more practical about marriage. The current system in...

In the news this week: Facebook, BP and Amazon

Welcome to your round-up of the top business news from the week. The US and the EU have agreed to work together to avoid an all-out trade war. Household debt in the UK is the worst it’s ever been and Facebook has suffered a huge hit on its...

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