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Government plans to allow more development without planning permission download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The government wants to boost housing supply, revitalise the high street and make better use of existing buildings.

Time to conserve your energy? Minimum energy performance standards for commercially rented property download subscription

Gateley 29-Aug-2014

In July, DECC published its consultation paper on the proposed Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Non-Domestic).

Juvenile offenders: a different approach needed? — Part II download subscription

No5 Chambers 28-Aug-2014

No5’s Richard Gibbs co-presents the opposing arguments surrounding the manner in which the youth courts treat juveniles convicted of criminal offences.

Service-level agreements in the cloud download subscription

Kemp Little 28-Aug-2014

As cloud services develop and mature, one of the key differentiators between suppliers is the service-level agreements they are willing to offer.

Video: how to extend a lease — FAQs for leaseholders and freeholders download weblink subscription

IBB Solicitors 28-Aug-2014

A lease is the right to use the property for a period of time. As the lease gets shorter, the value of the lease decreases and it becomes more expensive to extend the lease.

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RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past and future service download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

A recent case involving two Arcadia pension schemes shows the court allowing a switch from RPI to CPI, for both past and future service.

Protecting your market and goodwill; post-termination restrictions and stepping rights upheld download subscription

Eversheds 29-Aug-2014

In Carewatch Care Services v Focus Caring Service and Others, Mr Justice Henderson had to consider the enforceability of standard post-termination restrictions.

Does EU law protect ‘obese workers’ from discrimination? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 29-Aug-2014

Obesity is estimated to affect around one in four UK adults. The EU advocate-general’s recent non-binding opinion may give rise to significant implications for employers.

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Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

Budget 2014: legislation published download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

Hot on the heels of the government’s response to consultation in July, we now have a draft Taxation of Pensions Bill.

Video: Global Economic Crime Survey 2014 — a snapshot download weblink subscription

PwC 28-Aug-2014

PwC’s head of investigations looks at the results of the seventh Global Economic Crime Survey and assesses how fraud in the UK has changed over the last few years.

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English contract law: has the camel’s nose of ‘good faith’ crept under the tent flap? download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 18-Jul-2014

Under the English Arbitration Act 1996, the grounds on which an English arbitration award can be challenged in court are very limited.

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Further developments for competition in the energy sector weblink subscription

Walker Morris 20-Aug-2014

Ofgem and DECC have jointly published an action plan of measures to encourage the growth of independent energy suppliers.

HMRC gets tough on tax avoidance schemes weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Aug-2014

The Finance Act 2014 will change the economics of using tax avoidance schemes by requiring payment of disputed tax upfront in cases involving numerous marketed tax management schemes,

Hot topics for the Groceries Code Adjudicator weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-Aug-2014

The Groceries Code Adjudicator was established to investigate whether a ‘designated retailer’ has breached the Groceries Supply Code of Conduct.

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Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past and future service download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

A recent case involving two Arcadia pension schemes shows the court allowing a switch from RPI to CPI, for both past and future service.

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Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

Is your website legal? download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

This briefing summarises some of the key information has to be disclosed by website operators.

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