On the 24 February 2014 the Court of Appeal overturned the law dealing with the payment of rent in commercial premises, where a tenant had gone into administration ruling that Landlords must be paid for the use of the premises on a ‘pay as you go’ basis.
The Government has launched a consultation on the reintroduction of a “fast track” trade mark application system.
The Government has published a draft tenant’s charter in respect of residential tenancies.
Don’t forget the current rates and limits of certain statutory payments and employment tribunal awards which usually increase on 1 February every year will not increase until 6 April 2014 and annually thereafter.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) has issued a £185,000 fine to a Government department in Northern Ireland after it sold a filing cabinet containing personal information about victims of a terrorist attack at auction.
Did you know that, along with possible copyright protection, a database may attract a separate intellectual property right known as database right?
Nominet has announced that the registration for the new .uk domain names will be live on 10 June 2014.
Sloan Plumb Wood LLP are pleased to be involved with South Kesteven Enterprise Week taking place 17 – 21 March 2014 in various locations in the South Kesteven area.
In order to prevent fraudsters from selling or placing charges on the
property that you rent out (it does happen and is on the rise), a simple step
can minimise the risk.