June 2015 Archive

NRAM plc v McAdam and others – first instance and Court of Appeal

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The Court of Appeal continue to deliberate on the central issue of s.77A Consumer Credit Act raised in NRAM plc v McAdam and another [2014] EWHC 4174 (Comm). More …

Employing young people: time off for education and training

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Employers need to be aware that the law on time off for education and training for young people in England has been changing, and final provisions took effect on 26 June. More …

Increasing free childcare could add to flexible working requests

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How to avoid ‘value judgments’ and discrimination claims. More …

Resealing foreign grants

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Unlike many legal terms, “resealing” means precisely that (ie the affixation of a seal to something that has already been sealed). Most probate practitioners will be well aware that, on a more technical level, the word refers to the process by which foreign grants of representation are sealed by the probate registry, thus enabling such grants to be used for the collection of English and Welsh estate. More …

How to manage employees travelling for work

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Employers increasingly have to manage employees travelling long distances to places other than their normal workplace, including overseas. Queries can arise over an organisation’s obligations with regard to working time, pay for travelling time, transport and health and safety. More …

Client guide: Final hearings in financial remedy proceedings

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A client guide to final hearings in financial remedy proceedings. More …

Disrepair: Landlord's options during the term

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For breach of repairing obligations damages are the only remedy available to the landlord of commercial premises at the end of the term of a lease, but what options does the landlord have during the term, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of deploying them? More …