November 2014

Phillips v Francis - Double charging? No, thank you – a welcomed decision for landlords

24-11-2014 14:52

To the great relief of all landlords the Court of Appeal has given now judgement in this case involving the statutory consultation requirements that apply to certain costs recoverable through residential service charges in the case of Phillips and others v Francis and another [2012] EWHC 3650 (Ch).

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Guidance on drafting development consent orders published

20-11-2014 09:52

The Planning Inspectorate has published detailed guidance on drafting Development Consent Orders (DCO) with particular emphasis on consent for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects to help applicants in the energy, transport, water and waste sectors with interpretation and adherence to the Planning Act 2008.  

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Overtime should count in holiday pay

04-11-2014 12:47

At 10.30am today (04.11.14) the EAT ruled that non guaranteed overtime should be taken into account when calculating holiday pay.

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EAT Decision on Holiday Pay

04-11-2014 10:39

Today (4 November 2014) the EAT will be deciding whether or not overtime must be included in holiday pay calculations.

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Intellectual Property Act 2014: Changes to Unregistered Design Law

03-11-2014 16:25

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 brought with it a number of changes to the IP landscape.

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