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This article will focus on the proposed reforms to judicial review and cost-capping orders, which will affect planning and environmental matters.
Repeated unmeritorious attempts by the borrower to avoid repossession by the receivers and lender led to the strike-out of the borrower’s claim.
The politics of sexual harassment download
The Lord Rennard ‘saga’ continues to play out in the news.
‘Firms must put the interests of customers first’ warns the FCA as it hands down its largest ever retail conduct fine download
Failings by insurance intermediary HomeServe have resulted in the company being fined £30.6m, the largest amount ever imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority for the retail sector.
The Court of Appeal has considered the levels of fines imposed for radioactive waste and health and safety offences committed by large companies.
Town and village greens — a delay in rectification of a wrong registration is not immaterial download
On 5 February 2014, the Supreme Court heard a joint appeal of two cases with different facts, but with the same issue to be decided.
This article provides a checklist to assist in both preventing long-term sickness absence and managing such absence in the most efficient manner.
The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the long-running case of Woodland v Essex County Council and in the process rewrote the common law.
At present, there is no requirement on governing bodies of maintained schools to prioritise the skills of a prospective governor, but that is set to change.
Alan Harper explains the general rules in relation to the ownership of the main types of intellectual property.
The Department for Education has issued new advice reminding schools of what they are (and aren’t) entitled to charge for, and how to go about charging.
The amount of capital funding an HEI receives from the Higher Education Funding Council for England depends on how much that HEI has reduced its carbon emissions.
The Brussels Regulation sets out a system that allocates jurisdiction to the courts of EU member states.
The Court of Appeal has accepted the arguments of Bank of Scotland in the first reported case to analyse the proper content of a unilateral notice registered in the charges register to a property.
The Environment Agency has launched its electronic duty of care system, developed as part of the government’s ‘Red Tape Challenge’.
The courts’ strong support of ADR procedures such as mediation is in keeping with Lord Justice Jackson’s costs reforms.
Since the current UK government was formed in 2010, it has been keen to promote industrial and provident societies and mutuals as part of the diversity of the UK economy.
The European Commission has published the EU’s ‘2030 Framework for Climate and Energy’, setting out targets for greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
‘Debtors’ to get a fairer Green Deal download
The Department of Energy & Climate Change recently announced further revisions to the Consumer Credit Act 1974, as applicable to Green Deal plans.
The question of whether a forfeiture clause was a penalty was at issue before the Court of Appeal recently in El Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings BV.