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Copyright protection for ’artistic’ replica products is to be extended.
Court of Appeal decision should make life easier for lenders and claimants seeking an indemnity from the Land Registry under Schedule 8.
Protocols on professional negligence, judicial review, housing disrepair and more are coming into force.
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Ten per cent uplift on damages does not apply to injury to feelings awards in the Employment Tribunals – Chawla v Hewlett Packard Ltd [UKEAT/427/13].
Increases to statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and sick pay and increases to Tribunal awards download
The maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal will rise from £76,574 to £78,335 and the maximum amount of a week’s pay, used to calculate statutory redundancy payments and the basic award for unfair dismissal will rise from £464 to £475.
It may well be that this significant increase is attributable to increased awareness by employees of the concept of ‘zero hours’ contracts.
It had previously been thought that a worker’s request would not be reasonable if the choice of companion was unreasonable (and this was reflected in the ACAS Code) but in the case of Toal and another v GB Oils Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a worker’s right to choose their companion (within the statutory categories) is absolute.
ACAS early conciliation is approaching its first anniversary.
While the Employment Tribunal is the most common forum for resolving employment disputes, it is not uncommon for senior, highly paid or bonused employees to bring contractual claims against employers in the civil courts.
The General Election is less than two months away and the political parties have set out their stalls on how they would change or reform existing UK employment law.
Of the 88 parts to the CPR, Part 36, involving offers to settle, is one of the most crucial.
Specialist lawyers at Walker Morris have advised the nominated adviser and broker N 1 Singer in relation to Pinewood Group plc’s proposed share placing to raise £30 million.
The draft Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are in the process of being approved by Parliament. This briefing highlights the key changes.
In February the Court for the first time granted a partial stay due to the paying party’s financial difficulties. This was considered to be a rare case but it is likely that we will now see parties seeking to persuade the Court that their circumstances also merit a partial stay.
Retailers have a fast-closing window of opportunity to get on board with the requirements of the new legislation.
Dramatic increases in the fees payable to the court when issuing a claim came into force on Monday 9 March 2015.
The Infrastructure Act is intended to boost investment in development projects. The practical and commercial implications of the new measures are wideranging.
Commercial and technology lawyers at law firm Walker Morris advised PROACTIS on its collaboration agreement with Inspired Capital plc to develop an accelerated payment facility for UK SMEs.
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In Andrew Parissis v Blair Court (St John’s Wood) Management, the judge in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) provided some useful guidance.
A team at Walker Morris has advised decorative aggregates supplier Long Rake Spar on its acquisition of Romney Holdings.