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What Is The British Bill Of Rights?

Linkilaw Legal News

What Is The British Bill Of Rights? The rumours have been officially confirmed. Although repeatedly delayed, the UK’s Humans Rights Act will now be replaced by the Bill of Rights, assured the new Justice Secretary Liz Truss in a recent interview for BBC Radio 4. While Truss would not disclose the timeframe for publication of the Bill nor other particularities, …

What The Housing And Planning Act Means For Landlords

Linkilaw Commercial Property, Legal News

The Housing and Planning Act, passed in May of 2016, changed many things in the housing market. This post focuses on the changes that were made that will impact landlords, and what landlords can expect moving forward. Note, the Housing and Planning Act only applies within England. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] When laws change, it can be hard to keep up with the …

#LegalFails: The Winklevoss Twins Got It So Wrong

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In 2010, David Fincher’s movie “The Social Network”, based on the story behind the creation of Facebook, caused a lot of buzz and interest around the Winklevoss Twins and their infamous lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss accused Zuckerberg of stealing their idea for a social network while the three of them were students at Harvard University. What …

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Linkibuzz Edition 16

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We’ve got the four fascinating stories for you this week covering the startup world. Our first takes a look at why it’s sometimes better for a startup to sell rather than compete with the rest of the market.   Our second story takes a look at a story by a coder-turned-entrepreneur and how being a coder helped her succeed in …

Linkibuzz Edition 15

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Welcome to Linkibuzz #58.   Our first featured article looks at a personal story from Shreya Mathur who talks about her experience quitting a corporate job for a startup and why she regrets it.   Our second story explores the unique challenge faced by Scottish employers because of the Brexit. Scotland is in a precarious position and changes to immigration …

Men In Divorce: Are They Unfairly Represented In Family Courts?

Linkilaw Family Law, Legal News

A US law firm firm catering to male-only clientele is now representing clients in the UK. Cordell & Cordell has been representing male clients in the US since the 1990s. Chief executive, Joseph E. Cordell says that his services are about making divorce more equal, stating, “Men are still unfairly represented in family courts in the UK.” [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] The debate …

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Linkibuzz Edition 8

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Welcome to this week’s Linkibuzz post. .   For this installment, we have some great stories from all over the startup world. Our first story takes a look at gender inequality in the workplace, specifically addressing the gender gap in the venture capital funding community.   We all know about Bitcoin. Supposedly it’s the currency that is set to take …

Will BREXIT hammer international investments?

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The Bank of England calls the Brexit; “the biggest risk to domestic financial stability”. The access to international investments in the future is governed by uncertainty.  Investors never liked uncertainty. Many investments are probably going to be postponed until the UK departure terms are set out clearly. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] The short-term effect is likely to be negative as there will be …

The BreXit Factor: Accessing Talent

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‘Access to talented and creative people is to modern business what access to coal and iron ore was to steelmaking.’ Migration. Sovereignty. Uncertainty. These are the words that have come to symbolise the referendum campaign. Now that Brexit is no longer a possibility but a reality, there is one issue that has not received enough airtime or debate. What is …