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In Friends Life v Siemens Hearing Instruments, the High Court held that a break notice was effective. The Court of Appeal has now reversed this decision.
A company that owns land can apply, free of charge, for a restriction on the registered title which could help prevent the company from becoming a victim of property fraud.
The latest changes to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme came into effect on 1 April 2014.
The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 tidy up the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012.
When a planning committee is determining an application, the officer will write a report on which the members of the committee will rely for information and guidance.
If a limitation is to be attached to a planning permission, it must be by way of an express condition. A limitation cannot be inferred from the description of the development.
The dispute in Friends Life Management Services Ltd v A & A Express Building Ltd arose as a result of the exercise of a break right in a lease.
The High Court decision in Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd has now been overturned by the Court of Appeal.
When processing paper applications received on or after 30 June 2014, Land Registry will no longer require sight of original documents.
In Gallagher Homes v Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, the claimant’s sites for housing development were placed in the green belt in the local plan.
The Supreme Court has finally distinguished Beresford and given guidance on use ‘as of right’.
The Supreme Court has confirmed that Ms Bates van Winkelhof, a former member of Clyde & Co, is a ‘worker’ for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act.
If a worker is paid commission calculated on the basis of the sales that they make, that commission must also be included in the calculation of holiday pay.
John Hayes summarises the changes made and provides advice on the best approach to accommodate those changes.
Finance litigation briefing — May 2014: credit agreement conditional upon survival of supply agreement
In Durkin v DSG Retail Ltd, Durkin entered into a debtor-creditor-supplier agreement to fund the purchase of a computer.
Failing to mention the cost of PPI is a breach of the obligation to communicate with borrowers in a fair, clear and non-misleading way.
In In the matter of Black Ant Co Ltd (in Administration), two charge holders had advanced loans to two companies, which went into administration.
Unless it would be obviously apparent that a guarantor lacked mental capacity when entering into a guarantee, the guarantee is binding.
Anthony Thompson reviews the Budget measures and outlines the proposals for the taxation of gains made by non-residents disposing of UK residential property.
In a recent Technical Board of Appeal decision, the European Patent Office has shed some light upon the boundaries of the prohibition against double patenting.