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Following a six-year project by the Law Commission, the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 came into force on 1 October.
A recent decision in the Birmingham County Court has changed the way in which it was understood the legislation relating to tenancies and deposits was meant to operate.
The degree to which parties can be coerced into mediation is subject to the constant evolution of judicial guidance.
The Court of Appeal has considered, for the first time, the prevention of access to a company’s register of members under section 117 of the Companies Act 2006.
The Davies Report from 2010 recommended an increase in the number of women on the board of directors of listed UK companies.
October 2014 brings yet more changes to employment law, including national minimum wage rises and time off for partners to attend antenatal appointments.
Goodman Derrick has advised the majority shareholder on the sale of The Planning Shop International (TPSi) to a division of Omnicom Group.
The High Court has considered whether the defendant indemnifier was liable under a contract of indemnity, when the claimant indemnified party had not yet paid out the sums owed to the creditor.
The amusing story of one ‘selfie’-obsessed macaque monkey has turned into a row that raises novel points of copyright law.
The government has decided to postpone the implementation of a fully online system for the registration of lasting powers of attorney at the Office of the Guardian.
Soon there will be a major debate in Westminster on the future of the union that will likely lead to other changes.
Goodman Derrick is hosting a panel discussion and networking event for business owners and directors who are planning to expand into the US.
Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Is it correct that a contract can only be implied between an individual worker and an end user where it is necessary to do so?
A contract can only be implied between an individual and the end user where it is necessary to do so in order to give effect to the reality of the relationship.
29 July 2014 will mark the first anniversary of the introduction of legal fees in the employment tribunal.
The Court of Appeal delivers an important decision in the turbulent area of relief from sanctions for non-compliance with court rules or orders.
The Inheritance and Trustees’ Power Bill received royal assent on 14 May to become the Inheritance and Trustees’ Power Act 2014.
US broadcasters have won an important battle in their efforts to prevent an unlicensed service from providing online real-time streaming of their broadcasts.
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — corporate governance: proposals that all UK companies should be aware of
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is seeking to impose an obligation on all UK companies to create and maintain a register of beneficial ownership.