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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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Nominet resolves its 10,000th Domain Name Dispute

31-10-2014 10:04

Nominet, the internet registry which manages .uk domain names, has resolved its 10,000th case.  And the complainant was Aston Merrygold from band JLS.

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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes updated guidance on CCTV

23-10-2014 15:22

The Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) has published an updated Code of Practice on the use of CCTV taking into account Data Protection principles.

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Intestacy rules changes from 1 October 2014

21-10-2014 12:29

From 1 October 2014, under the Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 (the Act), the intestacy rules have changed.

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Employment Law Update: Shared Parental Leave

16-10-2014 12:14

The new right to shared parental leave is due to come into force on 1 December 2014. 

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New Intellectual Property law as of 1 October 2014

02-10-2014 11:59

On 1 October 2014 (yesterday) new measures came into force in the UK which change the Intellectual Property law landscape.

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