29 October 2015

Court clarifies when dismissal arises out of disability for discrimination purposes

Employers dismissing an employee in the belief they are faking illness should beware...

27 October 2015

Suppliers to other businesses should review standard terms for reasonableness

Suppliers selling to other businesses on their standard terms should review those...

22 October 2015

Oral contract for acquisition of land not a construction contract

The Shulmans construction team have recently successfully represented a company in a...

22 October 2015

Organisations face uncertainty as to when and whether to comply with subject access requests under data protection law

Organisations face lack of clarity as to when they are legally required to provide...

20 October 2015

Court clarifies correct test when deciding whether employee has been treated unfavourably because of a disability

Employers will welcome clarification of the legal test to apply when deciding...

19 October 2015

Court applies natural meaning of words in commercial agreement, despite uncommercial result

The words of a commercial agreement should be interpreted according to their natural...

16 October 2015

Court gives guidance on when trade mark can be revoked for lack of 'genuine use'

Trade mark owners should ensure they are making 'genuine use' of their marks, or...

14 October 2015

UK nationals owning property in the EU should review Wills following new EU regulations

UK nationals owning property abroad should review their UK and/or foreign Wills in...

09 October 2015

Edward Snowden, the CIA and HR

In the past, the transfer of data to the US was permitted and lawful provided that...

08 October 2015

Retailers must comply with significant new consumer rights laws that came into force on 1 October

Retailers should review their terms of business, and other customer documents such...

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