Monthly Archives: October 2017

Another Bright Spark

Developing land is one way of increasing its value.  However, not all landowners have the expertise or the finance to do that.  Landowners can, however, sell their land to a developer and benefit from the increase in the value of … Continue reading

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Fire safety on mobile home parks

Following recent tragic events it would be prudent for park owners and operators to take steps to review their fire safety practices and procedures. With most things prevention is always better than the cure and a robust assessment of potential … Continue reading

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Beware Of Using Work Computers For Personal Matters

The perils of using your work computer for personal matters was recently highlighted in the High Court case of Simpkin v The Berkeley Group Holdings PLC.  In that case the Mr Simpkin was the Finance Director of The Berkeley Group.  … Continue reading

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Unjustified Threats

Intellectual property owners have always had to tread carefully when it comes to enforcing their rights.  Until recently, part of the law known as the unjustified threats provisions meant that it was possible for someone on the receiving end of … Continue reading

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Sleeping on the Job: Government suspends National Minimum Wage enforcement for Sleep-in pay in the Social Care Sector

On 26 July 2017 the Government announced that it had temporarily suspended enforcement activity and that it was officially waiving historic financial penalties owed by employers who have underpaid their workers for overnight sleep-in shifts before this date.  It has … Continue reading

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