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HS2 changes under consideration download subscription

B P Collins 12-Sep-2014

Fresh concerns have been raised about the HS2 railway project in the House of Commons.

Mesothelioma symptoms and life expectancy download subscription

IBB Solicitors 4-Sep-2014

Experts have raised fears that Britain is set to see an increase in the number of mesothelioma sufferers. 

Ontario OHSA convictions at six-year low in 2013–14, average fine relatively steady download subscription

Dentons 3-Sep-2014

The number of Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)convictions was at a six-year low in the government’s fiscal 2013–14 year.

Mistakes: part two download subscription

Dentons 11-Aug-2014

In this conclusion of a two-part Risk Tip on the subject of mistakes, we look at what we can learn from mistakes.

Construction sites are challenged to ​‘think health’ download subscription

Nabarro 8-Aug-2014

The Health and Safety Executive has highlighted industrial disease in its industry sector plan for 2014–15.

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Latvia: amendments to the labour law approaching the finish line download subscription

Eversheds 16-Sep-2014

The employers’ representatives believe that Latvia has higher requirements in comparison with its neighbour countries, but trade unions refuse to give in.

HR e-briefing: continued decline in employment tribunal claims download subscription

Eversheds 16-Sep-2014

Statistics published by the UK Ministry of Justice for the period of April to June 2014 show a further drop in employment tribunal claims. 

How should you manage a reluctant witness? download subscription

Shoosmiths 16-Sep-2014

An employee or witness who is fearful of giving evidence as part of a disciplinary process can cause difficulties for an employer.

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Energy Briefings

North Sea M&A — recent trends download subscription

Dentons 12-Sep-2014

The offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea is experiencing a defining period in its history.

Patent wars: can the energy industry avoid them? download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

The growth of R&D budgets and the increase in the number of patents issued to energy companies will likely result in a rise in patent disputes between competitors in the energy sector.

Intellectual Property and Technology News — state biosimilars laws are evolving; surviving a trademark opposition challenge; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

DLA Piper has released issue 23 of its Intellectual Property and Technology News, which reports on worldwide developments in IP and technology law.

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Get your contract in place — Iliffe and Another v Feltham Construction Ltd and Another download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 17-Jul-2014

The TCC has considered the principles relating to contract formation in the context of an application by the claimants for summary judgment in respect of their claim for damages to be assessed.

From the firm of the week

Damages for breach of terms as to quality — does the Sale of Goods Act limit such damages to depreciation in value? weblink subscription

Ince & Co 11-Sep-2014

This sale contract dispute provides a useful refresher with regard to the proper application of the provisions of sections 53 and 54 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979.

Recent Chinese tax changes affecting the shipping industry weblink subscription

Ince & Co 10-Sep-2014

On 1 August 2014, the ‘Provisional Measures on the Collection of Tax on Non-Resident Taxpayers Engaged in International Transportation Business’ came into force.

Recent events in Qingdao Port highlight risks in commodity trading/financing in China weblink subscription

Ince & Co 4-Sep-2014

This article provides a brief note on the matter and the issues involved and provides some preliminary comments from a risk management perspective.

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Litigation Briefings

HR e-briefing: continued decline in employment tribunal claims download subscription

Eversheds 16-Sep-2014

Statistics published by the UK Ministry of Justice for the period of April to June 2014 show a further drop in employment tribunal claims. 

How should you manage a reluctant witness? download subscription

Shoosmiths 16-Sep-2014

An employee or witness who is fearful of giving evidence as part of a disciplinary process can cause difficulties for an employer.

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Company Briefings

Lawbite: business rates — tenant liable while undertaking fitting-out works download subscription

Eversheds 16-Sep-2014

Tenants who go into possession of premises to begin fitting out works may assume that they will not be liable to pay business rates until such time as the premises are ready to trade. 

Shifting the costs of complying with a Rule 45 subpoena download subscription

Dentons 16-Sep-2014

In some instances, the company should consider a strategy of shifting some of the costs and fees associated with compliance to the party issuing the subpoena.

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    Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

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    Slow build

    Regulatory changes have not been as disruptive as the construction industry first feared