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Discrimination – political belief

Section 10 Equality Act 2010 protects employees against discrimination based on ‘religious belief’ or ‘philosophical belief’. Does this extend to political ...

Land Registry – indemnity for fraud?

  If a fraudster registers a charge at the LR, should an innocent third party be able to recover compensation from the LR?

CDM – construction

The Construction Design and Management Regs 2015 came into force in April 2015. They are the biggest health and safety changes in the construction sector for at least a decade. Key ...

Alternative service – retrospective?

There is a power for the court to retrospectively approve ‘alternative service’. Under 6.15(2) the court may order that ‘steps already taken to bring the ...

Multi-lets – heat regs

In the April 2015 issue (p22) we looked at the important new rules for multi-let buildings with centralised heating or cooling systems. These require L to register with the National Measurement Office, setting out the ...

Procedure – consent order

A consent order can be challenged either by an application to set aside or by an appeal. PD 30A, para 14.1, which provides that a consent order can be challenged 

Procedure – POCA

Criminal practitioners who represent individuals concerned in POCA investigations are advised to familiarise themselves with the new Proceeds of Crime codes of practice which come into force on 1 June ...

Asset of community value – pub

The past few years have seen the closure of many pubs. Existing permitted development rights allow change of use (without a planning application) to A1 (shops), A3 (restaurants and cafes) or A2 (financial and professional ...

Tenancy deposits – Deregulation Act

Deregulation Act 2015 has solved some of the problems created by the tenancy deposit legislation: ...

Clinical negligence – consent

The question of ‘consent’ (or informed consent) is at the heart of many clinical negligence claims. The traditional, text-book approach was doctor-centric, with the doctor merely being required to exercise medical skill by looking at ...

Merger – due diligence

The effects of the recession – and the demands of indemnity insurers – have driven more and more firms into mergers. Many of those mergers may give a short-term solution to ...

Inheritance tax – pensions

HMRC has updated its Inheritance Tax Manual guidance on pensions. The update takes into account changes under the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014, which came ...


Most-read articles

Inheritance tax – pensions
Friday, 08 May 2015
HMRC has updated its Inheritance Tax Manual guidance on pensions. The update takes into account changes under the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014, which came into force on 6 April 2015 (see next... Read more...
Merger – due diligence
Friday, 08 May 2015
The effects of the recession – and the demands of indemnity insurers – have driven more and more firms into mergers. Many of those mergers may give a short-term solution to the problem of... Read more...
Alternative service – retrospective?
Friday, 08 May 2015
There is a power for the court to retrospectively approve ‘alternative service’. Under 6.15(2) the court may order that ‘steps already taken to bring the claim form to the attention of the... Read more...
Asset of community value – pub
Friday, 08 May 2015
The past few years have seen the closure of many pubs. Existing permitted development rights allow change of use (without a planning application) to A1 (shops), A3 (restaurants and cafes) or A2... Read more...
Clinical negligence – consent
Friday, 08 May 2015
The question of ‘consent’ (or informed consent) is at the heart of many clinical negligence claims. The traditional, text-book approach was doctor-centric, with the doctor merely being required... Read more...
Tenancy deposits – Deregulation Act
Friday, 08 May 2015
Deregulation Act 2015 has solved some of the problems created by the tenancy deposit legislation: Read more...
Multi-lets – heat regs
Friday, 08 May 2015
In the April 2015 issue (p22) we looked at the important new rules for multi-let buildings with centralised heating or cooling systems. These require L to register with the National Measurement... Read more...
CDM – construction
Friday, 08 May 2015
The Construction Design and Management Regs 2015 came into force in April 2015. They are the biggest health and safety changes in the construction sector for at least a decade. Key points to note:  Read more...
Procedure – consent order
Friday, 08 May 2015
A consent order can be challenged either by an application to set aside or by an appeal. PD 30A, para 14.1, which provides that a consent order can be challenged only by an appeal, was found to... Read more...
Discrimination – political belief
Friday, 08 May 2015
Section 10 Equality Act 2010 protects employees against discrimination based on ‘religious belief’ or ‘philosophical belief’. Does this extend to political beliefs? Read more...

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