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Statistics published by the UK Ministry of Justice for the period of April to June 2014 show a further drop in employment tribunal claims.
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.
The final Allocation Framework for the distribution of CfD contracts was published by DECC on 1 September 2014.
It is not known what a vote either way might ultimately mean for employers with operations in Scotland or those who trade with Scottish businesses.
Recent cases dealing with good-faith provisions in contracts have important ramifications for the construction industry.
In Carewatch Care Services v Focus Caring Service and Others, Mr Justice Henderson had to consider the enforceability of standard post-termination restrictions.
Jackson LJ approved an amendment to CPR 3.8 (following on from the case of Hallam) to allow parties to agree a short time extension of up to 28 days.
The claimant in Rainford v Lawrenson was walking with her sister from her home to a bus stop on the A588 to catch a bus to school when she was knocked over by a car.
The Court of Appeal has recently handed down its judgment in a series of appeals arising out of applications for relief from sanctions.
This bulletin assesses numerous cases, including Collins v (1) Secretary of State for BIS (2) Stena Lane Irish Sea Ferries Ltd and Ahktar v Boland.
The Court of Appeal has devised a three-stage test that courts will use when considering whether to grant an application for relief from a sanction.
The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme is the UK government’s implementation of a particular requirement of the Energy Efficiency Directive regarding energy audits.
The CQC will begin to rate adult social-care services on a four-point scale of Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement and Inadequate from this October.
Recent consultation case highlights the court’s willingness to intervene in public sector decision making
All health sector bodies thinking about taking decisions that are subject to a period of public consultation should take heed of the High Court’s recent judgment.
The recent case of Fujitsu Services Ltd v IBM United Kingdom Ltd is about one party’s efforts to defeat a clearly worded exclusion clause.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator was set up to ensure that large retailers with a turnover of more than £1bn comply with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.
UK: ESMA paper on calculation of counterparty risk by UCITSs for OTC transactions subject to clearing obligations
On 22 July 2014, ESMA issued a discussion paper on counterparty risk calculation methods for UCITSs subject to central clearing.
On 31 July 2014, the Council of the European Union adopted Regulation (EU) No 833/2014, which implements Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP of 31 July 2014.
Just more than four years ago, the government announced that the CPI would be used in place of the RPI for determining pension increases in the public sector.
Transport legal update: Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Ltd (The Griffon)  EWHC 593 (Comm)
In Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Ltd (The Griffon), Teare J considered where a buyer fails to pay the deposit under a memorandum of agreement.