22 April 2015

Ratepayers not normally entitled to rates reduction when refurbishing or improving

Property owners and managers carrying out ongoing works to refurbish and/or improve...

19 April 2015

Wills made before 2007 should be reviewed following Court of Appeal ruling

Anyone who made a Will before 2007 which includes legacies calculated by reference...

01 April 2015

Zero-hours contracts: key considerations for employers

Tom Watkins, Employment Associate at Shulmans, has recently published in FM World an...

19 March 2015

Lack of a cross-sector consensus is “damaging the planning system”

This is the conclusion of a recently-published report by the Town & Country...

11 March 2015

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 - coming into force on 6 April 2015

During 2014, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) consulted on proposed changes to...

27 February 2015

Worker may carry holiday forward if prevented for any reason from taking it

Workers prevented from taking holiday for a reason beyond their control may be able...

27 February 2015

Court refuses to imply term requiring ex-director to return confidential documents and copies after termination of employment

Employers should ensure all contracts of employment include express provisions to...

27 February 2015

Government announces rule changes to benefit developers

Developers will welcome proposed changes whereby section 106 planning agreements...

18 February 2015

Tenant’s exercise of break clause ineffective because conditions not met

Tenants planning to exercise break clauses must ensure they comply absolutely and...

18 February 2015

Builders liable to flat owners under defective premises law despite no direct contractual relationship

Builders entitled to change the developer's specifications during a development have...

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