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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.
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?
Wagenaar v Weekend Travel Ltd and Serradj highlights the importance of costs consideration for defendants in personal injury claims.
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.
A developer can commit the offence of ‘knowingly permitting’ the deposit of waste by its contractor, despite having no knowledge that the deposit was in breach of an environmental permit.
The case of Hershaw and ors v Sheffield City Council is a reminder to employers to be careful about how and what they communicate to their employees.
With NHS statistics suggesting obesity levels are increasing, a recent case has looked at whether obesity can amount to a disability and come within discrimination provisions.
Many landlords hold their properties personally. This means that income received on rental properties is charged at income tax rates of up to 45 per cent.
A seven-year battle between Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores looks set to be nearing an end after the European Court of Justice ruled in favour of Karen Millen.
Paul Scott looks at how the courts have treated the doctrine of ‘good faith’ in recent cases and how the current state of the law might be relevant to construction contracts.
The High Court recently examined principles relevant to the permissibility of using hindsight to value a company for the purposes of a warranty claim.
In the case of Hammersmith & Fulham v Monk, the defendant had been one of two joint tenants.
The EAT has held that secret recordings of private deliberations made in the course of grievance and disciplinary proceedings can be used as evidence in a tribunal.
Expert determination is an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution but what exactly does it involve and what are the potential pitfalls?
Jet2 is set to appeal a Court of Appeal decision as to whether ‘technical problems affecting the operation of an aircraft’ is an extraordinary circumstance.
Is a contractor obliged to charge an objectively reasonable rate or price where no rate or price is specified in a building contract?
Two recent cases have rekindled the debate about when time spent at work but sleeping counts as working time for the purposes of the rules on National Minimum Wage.
The Saucy Fish Co has secured a UK High Court agreed interim injunction against German supermarket chain Aldi, requiring it to stop selling copycat products.
Well-known chain store John Lewis has been ordered to pay damages to an individual who received marketing emails without having consented to receiving them.