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An employee or witness who is fearful of giving evidence as part of a disciplinary process can cause difficulties for an employer.
Damages recoverable from a tenant: the differences in England and Scotland.
A recent survey by webexpenses has revealed that as many as one in four employees has made a false expenses claim from their employer.
Do the ‘perfect’ lease heads of terms exist? What is their purpose in the evolving market and which terms need careful consideration?
Seasoned operators in the real-estate market will know that if heads of terms lack sufficient information, a deal may suffer delay, frustration and rising legal costs.
Arcadia Group Ltd v Arcadia Group Pension Trust Ltd: RPI/CPI and the power to select an alternative index
This update looks at the issues in the case, and the considerations for schemes that may now have more flexibility to switch in the light of this decision.
The regulations relating to the licensing and use of orphan works will come into force in October this year.
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace can be problematic for employers. The recent case of Kuehne+Nagel Ltd v Cosgrove considered the issue.
Shoosmiths looks at when suspension might be appropriate and how employers should communicate their decision.
What is the legal position around disposal of goods when a tenancy is terminated or a tenant has abandoned the property?
The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 sets out how to avoid repercussions so that property can be re-let as soon as possible.
Ryder Cup organisers have just announced that they are banning the use of audio or video capture and photos unless on the practice range.
Can and should office relationships be allowed or does the home connection lead to domestic issues pervading the working environment?
Rachel Moore looks at how to apply the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations to contracts concluded through an aggregator.
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.
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?
The requirement for directors to declare their interests in any transactions between them and the company is well known.