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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 …

Assignment of Consumer Credit Act agreements

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It is increasingly common for consumer finance agreements to be assigned to third parties following execution and the Court has given some useful clarification for creditors in this market. More …