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The Housing and Planning Bill changes the process by which acquiring authorities can exercise their CPO powers.
Two new cases confirm that the court has a wide discretion to order relief from forfeiture, even when the breach(es) of lease concerned are deliberate.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that competition between banks in the retail banking sector is not as meaningful as it should be.
The European Commission has ruled that the so-called ‘tax rulings’ issued to Starbucks in the Netherlands and to Fiat in Luxembourg broke EU State aid rules.
Proposed Sections 96 to 100 of the Housing and Planning Bill slightly modify the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (PCPA) and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
The Housing and Planning Bill makes a couple of significant changes to Section 115 of the Planning Act 2008.
Shoosmiths considers the impact upon UK employers who transfer employee data to their US parent companies and suggests next steps.
Temporary permitted development rights have enabled offices to be converted to residential use without having to apply for planning permission.
Continued consultation in the area of zero-hours contracts has led to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills producing a guidance document for employers.
Stand by for an ‘immigration skills charge’ and ‘illegal working checks’.
Don’t be guilty of ‘unwitting facilitation’ – decide on your approach now.
First audits on 5 December…...
Case law confirms that HR is essential to supporting management when dealing with employee relations issues; however there is a clear difference between supporting a process and influencing a decision.
As it becomes increasingly common for contractual documentation to be concluded electronically, we examine the pros and cons of e-signatures against traditional wet ink signatures.
Imagine a world where, at the tap of a smartphone, other people can rate you personally. It’s coming.
…and Companies House forms will be updated.
As the government seeks to resolve the UK’s skills gap and reduce net migration into the UK, Shoosmiths examines two new charges which are proposed to be levied on businesses.
Up by a fifth in a year.
The Court of Appeal has given further guidance on the use of ‘business sense’ in the interpretation of commercial contracts.
There is already a significant difference in Employment Tribunal (ET) procedure north and south of the border and there is more to come!...