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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.
Unfair consumer practices incur a cost to the economy of around £3.3 billion a year and 60 per cent of the population has fallen victim to unscrupulous traders.
Whether you are an experienced hotelier or just starting out in the hotel industry, the process of buying a hotel can be a daunting prospect.
Health and safety in the workplace involves two different branches of the law, civil and criminal, as well as both corporate and personal responsibility.
Selling a hotel company is no small project, whatever the size of the hotel.
Unfortunately an increasing number of owners of high-value properties are finding that they are victims of property fraud.
The current controversy over the issue of zero-hours contracts is focused on the fact that they leave workers with little stability or security.
The DPA defines direct marketing as ‘the communication [by whatever means] of any advertising or marketing material that is directed to particular individuals’.
Wide-ranging pension reforms were introduced by the Pensions Act 2008 and came into force on 30 June 2012.
Earlier this year, the government announced that it would drastically reform care funding to remove the uncertainty and fear caused by unlimited care costs.
The Court of Appeal has confirmed for the first time that a joint venture arrangement can give rise to an implied fiduciary duty owed by the director of one joint venture partner to another partner.
The OFT has carried out a study into the quick house sales sector and the alleged unfair practices of some of the businesses involved.