27 February 2015

Government announces rule changes to benefit developers

Developers will welcome proposed changes whereby section 106 planning agreements...

18 February 2015

Tenant’s exercise of break clause ineffective because conditions not met

Tenants planning to exercise break clauses must ensure they comply absolutely and...

18 February 2015

Builders liable to flat owners under defective premises law despite no direct contractual relationship

Builders entitled to change the developer's specifications during a development have...

18 February 2015

Directors who abrogate responsibility for key tasks liable to disqualification

Directors who delegated responsibility for key issues to non-directors without...

18 February 2015

Agreement to buy shares was legally binding, despite failure to sign formal written document

Parties negotiating a contract should make it absolutely clear at all stages whether...

08 January 2014

Court gives guidance on tenants' liabilities to repair at end of lease of new property

Landlords and tenants of premises originally let as new will welcome judicial...

08 January 2014

New interim guidance published on waste electrical and electronic equipment regulations

Businesses involved in the sale, purchase and disposal of waste electrical and...

17 December 2013

New rules mean trade mark owners can oppose new trade mark applications more efficiently

Since October 2013 businesses that have registered trade marks have been able, in...

13 December 2013

Gross misconduct not always automatically grounds for dismissal

Employers should note that an employee's gross misconduct does not automatically...

12 December 2013

Serious Fraud Office brings first charges under Bribery Act

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged three British nationals with offences of...

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