News & Updates

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MORE FIRMS NAMED AND SHAMED…

…for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage. The Government has continued with its policy, introduced in October 2013, of publicly naming and shaming companies that have been found in breach of wage laws.

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WHAT IS THE HELP TO BUY SCHEME?

24 March 2015: You may have heard the phrase “Help to Buy” in the media lately as there has been a lot of discussion regarding the property market.

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TSP’S PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR CLARE SHEERAN IN HALF MARATHON EFFORT

16 March 2015: On Sunday 29 March 2015, Colchester Colne Round Table, in association with Headway Essex, will be hosting its fifth annual Colchester Half Marathon. The runners will set off at 9:00am from the Weston Homes Community Stadium with the 21.097km course taking them through Colchester Town Centre and onto the North of Colchester via Langham before coming back to the stadium.

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FAMILY LAW UPDATE - THE IMPORTANCE OF OBTAINING A FINAL FINANCIAL ORDER AT THE TIME OF YOUR DIVORCE

12 March 2015: This week the Supreme Court delivered judgment in the eagerly anticipated case of Wyatt v Vince [2015] UKSC 14. The case has received significant press attention on the basis that Ms Wyatt, the former wife of Mr Vince, a multi-millionaire who made his fortune after the divorce, has been allowed to pursue a claim for financial provision against her former husband even though they were divorced over 22 years ago. Mr Vince is also required to pay his former wife’s legal costs to fund the litigation.

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WELCOME JUDITH - A NEW ADDITION TO TSP’S COMMERCIAL AND CIVIL DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM

9 March 2015: Colchester and Clacton–based solicitors, Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP), are pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Winward to the Commercial and Civil Dispute Resolution team. Judith will be based at the firm’s Colchester office but will advise clients in TSP’s Clacton office too.

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