Monthly Archives: January 2014

Twitter libel – Courtney Love succeeds in ‘Twibel’ trial

After a case which bore all the hallmarks of US litigation, Courtney Love, the often-outspoken singer and wife of the late Kurt Cobain, successfully defended a libel claim brought against her by her former lawyer.  The claim was for damages … Continue reading

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Heart Research UK – A National Charity based in Leeds.

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In central Leeds, near the Town Hall, Heart Research UK has its offices. Heart Research UK has been in the forefront of that battle in the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease since 1967 when Leeds heart surgeon David … Continue reading

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The Defamation Act 2013 – Part 2

Part 2 of our blog looks at two more aspects of the newly-arrived Defamation Act 2013: Libel Tourism This practice, which has achieved some notoriety over the years, involves foreign claimants bringing libel proceedings in England when there’s only a … Continue reading

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Zero Hours Contracts – Zero Hassle?

Zero hours contracts have recently excited a great deal of comment – both for and against.  A recent CIPD survey estimated that there are currently around one million people in Great Britain working on a zero hours basis and that 65% … Continue reading

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New Regulations for Residential Park Site Rules

The Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (England) Regulations 2014 (the “Regulations”) will come into force on 4 February 2014. The aim of the Regulations is to ensure that all site rules for residential parks are: correctly notified to residents and local … Continue reading

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Witness the Fitness

December is notoriously the quietest month for gym attendances with works drinks and parties taking precedence during the Festive and New Year period. With all the over indulgence, for many comes the January remorse. New Year’s resolutions are made with … Continue reading

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Jabber from the Gabba; @CAllenBlacks gets the low down from @GaleyLad

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Both myself and Andrew Gale are heavily active on Twitter but with only 140 characters to play with per Tweet I thought I’d share with you our recent catch-up so you can find out how @GaleyLad is getting on in … Continue reading

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