June 2015 Archive

s.140A/B of the Consumer Credit Act (CCA) and the issue of de facto borrower are considered by the High Court.

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The High Court (slightly) demystifies one of the many vague provisions of the CCA in Barclays Bank plc v L. Londell McMillan [2015] EWHC 1596 (Comm). More …

Heat stress in the workplace - none like it hot!

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For most of the year we seem to inhabit a grey, wet and cold world. It might seem churlish then to complain about hot weather, still more so to talk of the dangers of heat stress in the workplace. More …

Companies House Notice - strict filing deadlines

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The Registrar of Companies is permitted to issue penalties for the late filing of certain documents at Companies House. More …

Blow to recruitment as skilled workers' cap reached for the first time

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For the first time since its introduction in 2011, the cap on Tier 2 migrants of the Points Based System has been reached in June 2015. The annual cap is 20,700, which is divided unevenly on a monthly basis. More …

What happens if your property assets are abroad?

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More and more people are investing in property abroad and until recently had to abide by local ‘forced heirship’ rules which dictated who inherited their foreign assets. More …

Campaign to adopt the Living Wage

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The retail sector is coming under pressure to increase pay for its workers as the campaign for employers to adopt the Living Wage gathers pace. More …

Tenancy Deposits – deadline looming for protection against penalties

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Landlords of residential property are reminded that, further to the Deregulation Act 2015 ("DA"), for fixed term assured short-hold tenancies that were granted pre-6 April 2007 that subsequently became statutory periodic after 6 April 2007, a deposit taken in relation to that tenancy must be protected and prescribed information served if the Landlord wants to avoid the penalties imposed by the Housing Act 2004. More …

BULLETIN: Professional regulatory law update - Review of May 2015

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Welcome to Blake Morgan's latest edition of the professional regulatory law update, our update of the important case law and news in the field of Professional Regulation. This month's edition looks at legal developments in May 2015. More …

Blake Morgan PRT Commentary on the Kirschner Judgment

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Blake Morgan PRT Commentary on the Kirschner Judgment More …

Professional Regulatory people news - May 2015

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Our Professional Regulatory team looks at people news in the professional regulatory field during May 2015. More …