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For companies with a year-end of 31 December, the new remuneration reporting requirements for directors of UK-incorporated listed companies will kick in from 1 January.
In Woodland v Essex County Council the Supreme Court reviewed the law on non-delegable duties of care and set out the criteria when a non-delegable duty arises.
The NAO has issued a report examining how HMRC monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of Gift Aid reliefs, and how it tries to deal with tax avoidance, fraud and error in relation to tax reliefs on donations.
The BBC case serves to highlight the importance of a charity’s independence.
The European parliament, European Commission and Cabinet Office have revealed the latest plans for EU adoption and UK implementation of the new EU Procurement Directives.
Although charities will want to work with commissioners, there are some issues for charities to keep in mind.
Charity trading download
While a fall in charitable donations will certainly have posed a threat to a number of charities, reports suggest many are adapting by becoming more self-sustainable.
Charity Commission’s powers download
The Cabinet Office has published a consultation on extending the Charity Commission’s powers to tackle abuse in charities.
It’s fair to say that Akenhead J’s recent decision in Parkwood Leisure Ltd v Laing O’Rourke Wales and West Ltd has caught the attention of construction lawyers.
Not many people shed a tear for the players when a club goes into administration. But the players involved in the majority of cases are at the lower level clubs.
Any party to a construction contract has a statutory right to refer ‘a dispute’ to adjudication by virtue of s.108(1) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (as amended).
This article summarises the key points made by Popplewell J, in the recent case of Madoff Securities International Ltd (in liquidation) v Raven and Others (2013).
Ron Plascow of Mills & Reeve looks back on highlights in the construction and engineering world over the last 12 months.
Health Legal Update — December 2013 download
Mills & Reeve has released the December edition of its Health Legal Update.
The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in Mitchell v News Group, resolving recent uncertainty about the implementation of Jackson reforms — at least for the time being.
There is an implied term allowing a paying responding party under an adjudication award six years from the date of payment to challenge the adjudicator’s decision.