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The Jackson reforms heralded a new regime in respect of sanctions that apply in the event of non-compliance with court rules, orders or directions.
What are the pros and cons of zero-hour contracts and what does the future hold for them?
Property transactions are frequently delayed because essential plans are not made available at the outset of a transaction.
This article explores some key issues that employers participating in public service pension schemes should be aware of.
Shoosmiths considers waiver of privilege and a recent case to discuss the issue in the context of electronic information policies.
This article provides an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing arbitration compared with the traditional court route.
A lot of the debate about copyright has become polarised. It’s bad guy, good guy.
From 13 June 2014, all businesses that operate helplines need to check that they are lawful.
Employers should be mindful of the potential pitfalls in relying too heavily on probationary periods.
Lauren Lee highlights the outcome of a court case that could benefit companies looking to serve legal proceedings on debtors living outside the UK.
Harvey v Dunbar Assets highlights the potential adverse consequences for lenders when guarantees are not fully or correctly executed.
On 21 April 2014, the government issued its response to the consultation on company filings launched in October last year.
The government has published a response to its paper on enhanced transparency of UK company ownership and increased trust in UK business.
Where the conditions are satisfied, the house builder can sell housing developments to RSLs that have progressed beyond the golden brick stage.
A briefing note entitled ‘Lending, debt collection and mental health: 10 steps for treating potentially vulnerable customers fairly’ was released on 30 April.
The government has decided to increase a number of the court fees payable from 22 April 2014.
This briefing explores the implications of ending a contract early.
Following the deportation by the Sri Lankan authorities of a British tourist because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm, Shoosmiths looks at the issue of tattoos in the workplace.
This briefing looks at some of the implications that the reforms are likely to have for SMEs.
A party to a dispute must put itself in the best possible position to maximise costs recovery.