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Claiming Under the Sales of Goods Act

Claiming Under the Sales of Goods Act

The Sale of Goods Act 1979 states that all goods purchased or sold in the UK must be as described, of satisfactory quality and fit for the purpose they were manufactured for. The Sale...

Claims: How the MOJ Portal Works

Claims: How the MOJ Portal Works

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) claims portal is an online hub where all parties to the claim enter required information, basic validation checks can be carried out, notifications can be sent to all parties...

Using the Small Claims Court

Using the Small Claims Court

If you are owed money by a person or a business, you may seek to obtain that money through the small claims court. Strict limits apply to the amount you can recover in the...

Consumer Rights: Faulty Goods under Warranty

Consumer Rights: Faulty Goods under Warranty

If an item you have purchased develops a fault, should you rely on your legal rights or make a claim under the warranty? What is a warranty? A warranty is, in essence, an insurance...

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when determining who will get custody of a child in a divorce. The biggest factor will be what is best for the child. How...

What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and Solicitor?

What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and Solicitor?

What is the difference between a lawyer and solicitor? ‘Lawyer’ is generally understood to be an umbrella term for a qualified legal practitioner, and can include both a solicitor and a barrister. A solicitor...

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody?

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody?

When there have been instances of domestic violence, this further complicates the issue of child custody between separating parents. It becomes even more challenging to decide on the issue of child custody as the...

How is Child Custody Decided?

How is Child Custody Decided?

Decisions regarding a child’s residence are of primary importance following parental separation. How child custody is decided largely depends on the circumstances of the parents’ separation, and whether agreement can be reached through informal...

Making a Joint Custody Agreement

Making a Joint Custody Agreement

Joint custody, or joint residency as it is referred to in the UK Children’s Act 1989, is a legal decision regarding where the child or children of separated couples will live. Joint custody does...

Consumer Rights Act 2015: How to Claim a Refund

Consumer Rights Act 2015: How to Claim a Refund

Under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, should you purchase an item or service that is faulty, you may be eligible for a refund. To be considered faulty, your purchase has to meet at least...

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998, and the subsequent changes made to the legislation in 2018, outline the legal requirements placed on any person responsible for the installation, servicing, maintenance or repair...

What is a Declaration of Trust?

What is a Declaration of Trust?

A declaration of trust is commonly used to define ownership rights in relation to a property where multiple parties have contributed to the purchase price. It acts a written record of the financial arrangement...

Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981

Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981

The Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981 place an obligation on employers to make available to their employees an ‘adequate and appropriate’ first aid provision. The first aid regulations apply to all workplaces,...

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

Employees have a general duty of care in respect of workplace health and safety, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work...

How Much is Redundancy Pay?

How Much is Redundancy Pay?

If you are made redundant from your job, you may be eligible to receive redundancy pay. There are two types of redundancy pay: statutory and contractual. Statutory redundancy pay is required by law to...

Guide to the Occupiers Liability Act 1957

Guide to the Occupiers Liability Act 1957

The Occupiers Liability Act 1957 states that the occupier of a premises in England and Wales may be held responsible where a visitor to that premises is injured or their property is damaged. The...

How to Complete ID1 Form Land Registry

How to Complete ID1 Form Land Registry

The ID1 form is intended to provide evidence of identity to the Land Registry for a private individual, making one of the following applications: a transfer of land or a transfer of a mortgage...

Dangerous Driving: Defending a Charge!

Dangerous Driving: Defending a Charge!

A conviction for dangerous driving can result in penalty points, a fine, possible disqualification from driving and imprisonment, depending on the severity and circumstances of the offence. The Road Traffic Act, the Road Traffic...

Distance Selling Regulations (Your Consumer Rights!)

Distance Selling Regulations (Your Consumer Rights!)

Distance selling is the sale of goods or services through mail order, digital TV, phone or text message. Consumer rights in this area were previously covered by the Distance Selling Regulations. These regulations were...

Flight Cancellation Compensation (Are You Owed?)

Flight Cancellation Compensation (Are You Owed?)

If your flight is cancelled, causing disruption to your travel, you have certain rights and may be able to claim compensation under the Denied Boarding Regulation. Conditions of protection under the Denied Boarding Regulation...