June 2013

Court of Appeal decision regarding rent deposit

27-06-2013 09:01

The requirement, in respect of residential tenancies, to protect a rent
deposit has been with us since 6 April 2007.

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Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaint regarding use of the term “Freephone”

24-06-2013 14:44

TheASA has recently (19 June 2013) upheld a complaint regarding the use of the term Freephone on a company’s website.

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SPW is on Twitter!

20-06-2013 10:01

We are now up and running on Twitter (@SloanPlumbWood) so follow us for updates and news about what we have been up to.

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Case on Costs Budgets under the new Court Rules

17-06-2013 16:11

We have already reported on recent changes to the Court Rules which came into
effect on 1 April 2013.  One of the new rules brought in costs budgeting whereby the parties to litigation, in certain
cases, have to provide the Court with estimates of likely fees for the litigation and the Court has to approve the budgets.

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Your comments on the SPW blog needed!

06-06-2013 11:35

SPW would like our blog readers to let us know what you like (and don’t like!) about the blog.

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Technology and Construction Court refuses extension of time to serve out of time Particulars of Claim

06-06-2013 10:38

The Technology and Construction Court (the TCC) recently had to decide whether to
grant an extension of time for a Claimant to serve its particulars of claim
late against two Defendants (out of ten). 

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New Employment reforms

05-06-2013 11:46

In the relatively fast-paced world of employment law reforms and updates
are extremely regular. One of the latest reforms, entitled The Enterprise and
Regulatory Reform Act 2013, comes as a result of Mr Justice Underhill’s review
of the employment tribunal procedure.

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Intellectual Property Office wants views on “superfast” patent process proposal

03-06-2013 15:23

The Intellectual Property Office (the IPO) has announced a consultation for its proposal to introduce a “superfast” patent processing service.  Comments on the proposal from any individual or organisations are requested by 12 June 2013.

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