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6 September 2012

Company fined £480,000 for corporate manslaughter

In the second case of its kind, Lion Steel Ltd has been fined £480,000 for corporate manslaughter following the death of an employee who fell through a roof. Th ... Read more...

29 August 2012

The Supreme Court rules in favour of Pre-nuptial Agreements

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of pre-nuptial agreements and although they are still not legally binding, the highest court in the land has agreed that i ... Read more...

22 August 2012

Redundancy: Headcount Reductions

An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision clarifying the statutory definition of redundancy will be welcomed by business owners. The EAT confirmed that it is ... Read more...

10 August 2012

Assured Shorthold Tenancies: Legal Update

On the 1st October 2010, The Assured Tenancies (Amendment) (England) Order 2010 came into effect which broadened the definition of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy  ... Read more...

30 July 2012

Compromise Agreements

Drafting employment contracts and compromise agreements A Court of Appeal decision highlights the need for businesses to take care when drafting employment cont ... Read more...

4 July 2012

Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Tenancy deposit scheme changes The Tenancy deposit scheme (TDS) is designed to prevent landlords from failing to return a tenant's deposit and also ensure landl ... Read more...

29 June 2012

Dealing with unsuccessful job candidates

Hiring an employee: dealing with unsuccessful candidates Businesses are likely to welcome an ECJ ruling  indicating that prospective employers are not obliged t ... Read more...

19 June 2012

Exercising a Break Clause in a Lease

Leases: exercising a break right effectively Commercial tenants should be made aware of a High Court decision which held that a tenant failed to exercise a brea ... Read more...

13 June 2012

Dismissal: use of social media

Dismissing an employee for inappropriate use of social media Another recent tribunal case highlights the importance for employers of educating their employees a ... Read more...

10 June 2012

Office of Fair Trading publish policy on penalties for non-registration for Property Professionals.

If you are a property professional it is imperative that you read this article and implement the changes if you have not done so already. The OFT has recently p ... Read more...

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