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Two recent cases illustrate the importance of employers making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees placed at risk of redundancy.
The FAPL has issued a warning to people posting unofficial videos of goals online, stating that these videos are in ‘breach of copyright’.
Shoosmiths looks at the legal implications of employees lying about their qualifications and how employers can guard against being misled.
In a recent case, the court considered whether deeds intending to indemnify a factor’s losses under an invoice discounting agreement were an indemnity or a guarantee.
Mr J Linwood v British Broadcasting Corporation sends a clear reminder to employers to carefully manage the performance failures of their managers.
Shoosmiths’ Michael Hardiman suggests 10 top tips for drafting disciplinary outcome letters.
Shoosmiths is boosting its north-west real-estate team by bringing two new senior associates as well as a solicitor into its Manchester office.
A landlord may be deterred from forfeiting the lease of a defaulting tenant because of the cost of business rates liability. What is the position where a lease has been disclaimed?
Gary Assim, head of the intellectual property and creative industries group at Shoosmiths, has warned of a raft of disputes following the rise of the ‘selfie’.
Shoosmiths has announced the appointment of two partners who will be based at the firm’s Birmingham office: Karen Featherstone and David Adams.
The requirement for directors to declare their interests in any transactions between them and the company is well known.
Wagenaar v Weekend Travel Ltd and Serradj highlights the importance of costs consideration for defendants in personal injury claims.
The government is consulting on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which must be met before a property in the private sector can be let.
In June 2014, Teresa Graham published her report on pre-pack administrations.
A photographer argues he owns the copyright in a now-famous image taken using his camera — however, Wikipedia claims there is no copyright in the image because it was taken by a monkey.
Shoosmiths’ corporate team in Manchester has acted for Chase Templeton on a trio of acquisitions which will take premium income at the insurer to more than £100m.
In a recent case, the Court of Appeal examined the relevant principles when a party seeks to challenge the report of an expert and re-affirmed previous decisions.
Can the Community Trigger procedure be summarised under the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014?
Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is something that can affect a whole community — it should therefore involve community effort.
On 6 August, Shoosmiths put on a charity fashion show at its Edinburgh office, raising £1,014 for national charity partner Winston’s Wish.
Following the continued tensions in Ukraine and Russia’s suspected military involvement, the EU has imposed new sanctions against Russia.