Monthly Archives: February 2015

Employment Law in 2015: Five things to keep in mind

2014 was a big year in Employment Law as the Bear Scotland holiday pay case made the headlines at the close of the year. As we head into the third month of 2015, here are a few developments you may … Continue reading

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Bigger and ‘BETA’ than ever

Few will have failed to notice that a large, annual awards event took place this Sunday.  Ball gowns were chosen, dinner suits pressed, and gushing acceptance speeches prepared by all of the nominees.  That’s right, this weekend the great and … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme

Protection for tenancy deposits came into force on 6 April 2007, arising from the Housing Act 2004. The main requirements were that any landlord accepting a deposit for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy from that date onwards must protect it in … Continue reading

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Brain damaged young footballer set to receive up to £7 million

The High Court has recently found Tottenham Hotspur and a cardiologist for the FA liable for a serious brain injury to a young footballer who collapsed 6 minutes into his first game for the club. In 2006, Radwan Hamed, aged … Continue reading

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Super Connected Cities

The availability and reliability of Wi-Fi is an important topic for both holiday and residential parks. On holiday parks there will undoubtedly be guests who expect to be able to access the internet (perhaps free of charge) to plan their … Continue reading

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Preparing to sell your business

If you are about to sell your business it is important not to underestimate the amount of time and effort involved. Not only can a typical sale take upwards of six months from the date a deal is agreed in … Continue reading

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Think before you type!

Two recent UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions have highlighted just how important it is for: employers to have properly drafted electronic communications and social media policies in place; and for employees to read those policies carefully and properly understand … Continue reading

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Protect yourself against the Cost of Care

The BBC has launched a major new project entitled the ‘Cost of Care’ which aims to shine a light on exactly what costs our elderly population are facing when it comes to providing for their care. Worryingly, the BBC’s analysis … Continue reading

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When is a Tenant not a Tenant?

Commercial property owners are often faced with a dilemma, whether to grant access to a tenant on a short term basis whilst a lease is agreed or whether to hold out and insist that the lease is completed. It is … Continue reading

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