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Land Adjoining the Highway and Occupiers Liability – Court of Appeal Ruling
To what extent, if any, do occupiers of land bordering highways owe a duty of care to road…
High Court Aids Ship Designer in ‘Blatant’ Breach of Confidentiality Case
Trade secrets are the lifeblood of many businesses and the law will provide powerful assistance in protecting them.…
Fear of COVID-19 is Not a Philosophical Belief – Employment Ruling
A fear of contracting COVID-19, or infecting others with the virus, is both worthy of respect and readily…
Insurers’ Liability in Respect of Rogue Surgeon’s Crimes Limited to £10 Million
The activities of rogue surgeon Ian Paterson, who subjected hundreds of women to incomplete or entirely unnecessary mastectomies,…
Companies and the Concealment of Land Ownership – High Court Ruling
A bewildering array of corporate structures are all too commonly used to conceal the real ownership of property.…
Parcel Delivery Franchisees ‘Self-Employed’ – Guideline EAT Ruling
A right to substitute someone else to perform your work is perhaps the most powerful indicator that you…
COVID-19 – Premier League Triumphs in $200 Million TV Rights Dispute
The COVID-19 pandemic caused grave disruption to the 2019/2020 Premier League season – but it did not fundamentally…
Woman Sacked During Difficult Pregnancy Receives Just Compensation
Dismissing an employee for being pregnant may seem extraordinary in this day and age but it still happens…
Housing Project Survives Historic Airfield Owner’s High Court Challenge
Operators of noise-generating businesses sometimes have good reason to fear the consequences of residential development nearby. In one…
Redundancy Selection – Subjective Performance Assessment is Not Enough
Conducting a fair redundancy process requires a careful, almost forensic approach and it is almost never good enough…
Workplace Relationships Broken Down? Always Avoid a Knee-Jerk Response
Where irresolvable differences of opinion render an employment relationship entirely unworkable, dismissal may be justified. However, as one…
Employment Tribunal Blasts Operations Manager’s ‘Sham’ Redundancy
Employers all too often assert that a worker’s services are no longer needed when the real reason for…
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