To many minds, the annexing of a pharmacy onto a doctors’ surgery seems a sensible proposition given that, in many respect they are complementary services but what are the planning pitfalls.
Slavery is something often not associated with modern Britain, with many individuals and businesses of the view that it does not happen here. In reality, slavery and trafficking is taking place on an increasingly large scale with an estimated 13,000 people held in slavery in the UK
An appeal was brought by TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC (“TalkTalk”) because of a monetary penalty notice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) for failure to notify it of a personal breach. The appeal has been rejected.
Forfeiture will, in certain circumstances, afford a landlord an opportunity to terminate their tenant’s tenancy and recover possession of their land.
In the past the courts have shown an inclination to impose an obligation to act in good faith. In a recent (July 2016) Court of Appeal judgement involving a shipping dispute, that approach has largely been rejected
The general consensus has been that the adjudication-related costs a party incurs in preparing and pursuing its claim are not recoverable. However, a recent court case has led some to claim that costs are recoverable.
The courts have developed protocols for disputes of various kinds, such as professional negligence. The purpose of these protocols is to try and encourage the parties to settle, or at least narrow the issues in dispute, before court proceedings are commenced.
A recent Court of Appeal decision over the interpretation of exclusion clauses in a contract relating to an oil drilling rig, confirms that it will concentrate on the intended meaning of the parties involved rather than relying on artificial legal arguments to interpret the clause.
Immigration was widely cited as the main reason for voters choosing to leave the EU; now those politicians who argued for tighter controls have to deliver them. For manufacturing and industry, this brings a renewed focus on business immigration.
In the recent case of McWilliams v Citibank NA the Tribunal looked at the failure of Citibank to provide Ms McWilliams’ data following a Subject Access Request (SAR), and whether this contributed to an unfair dismissal.