September 2012 Archive

BULLETIN: Live Music Act 2012 update

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The purpose of this licensing bulletin is to summarise the provisions of the Live Music Act (The Act) which will come into force on 1 October 2012. More …

Privy Council judicial appointments

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Lord Neuberger has been appointed the President of the Supreme Court and will take up his appointment (replacing Lord Phillips) on 1 October. More …

FLA publishes supplementary briefing on OFT's Guidance

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Richard Humphreys has assisted the FLA in producing the supplemental briefing, published 19 September 2012, on the OFT's Guidance for Credit Brokers and Intermediaries. More …

The reasonableness of restrictive covenants in employment contracts

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Judgment has been handed down by Judge Simon Brown QC in the case of Safetynet Security Ltd v Coppage and another [2012] EWHC B11 enforcing a restrictive covenant covering the entire customer base of the claimant. More …

Age discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities

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The ban on age discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities will come into force on 1 October 2012. More …

Tenancy deposit schemes

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Tenancy deposit schemes were created under the Housing Act 2004. Sections 212-215 of the Act came into force on 6 April 2007 and made provisions for the protection of deposits received by landlords in connection with assured shorthold tenancies. More …