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May 2019

Court of Appeal: No discrimination where Shared Parental Pay differs from Maternity Pay

Court of Appeal: No discrimination where Shared Parental Pay differs from Maternity Pay

The Court of Appeal has comprehensively dismissed the proposition that male employees taking Shared Parental Leave can compare themselves with female ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Security of tenure – what it means

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Security of tenure – what it means

If the relationship is not formalised at the start of a tenancy, it is possible that there will be unforeseen consequences – it's not just what you ag ...

Housebuilder Top Tip:  Title Indemnity Insurance – A Quick Guide

Housebuilder Top Tip: Title Indemnity Insurance – A Quick Guide

Where a title defect or development constraint is spotted during property due diligence a discussion around whether title indemnity insurance will sol ...

E-Invoices - are you ready?

E-Invoices - are you ready?

Mandatory e-invoicing is upon us! From 18 April 2019 central contracting authorities have been required to accept electronic invoices from suppliers. ...

Seeds of Change - is Japanese knotweed undergoing a radical image overhaul?

Seeds of Change - is Japanese knotweed undergoing a radical image overhaul?

With news that RICS is in the process of updating its guidance on how surveyors should deal with Japanese knotweed, the House of Commons Science and T ...

Low Value Personal Injury Claims: trends, volumes and settlements

Low Value Personal Injury Claims: trends, volumes and settlements

2013 saw the vertical and horizontal extension of the Pre-Action Protocols for Low Value Personal Injury Claims, extending the range of claims include ...

Can mental health support teams help with the surge in demand for services within UK schools?

Can mental health support teams help with the surge in demand for services within UK schools?

Schools will soon begin piloting a scheme that will see support teams work with children in a bid to address concerns surrounding mental health in you ...

Parties making jurisdictional reservations in adjudication must articulate their challenges in a manner which allows an adjudicator to ‘deal with the jurisdictional objection’

Parties making jurisdictional reservations in adjudication must articulate their challenges in a manner which allows an adjudicator to ‘deal with the jurisdictional objection’

In Ove Arup & Partners International Limited v Coleman Bennet International Consultancy Plc [2019] EWHC 413 (TCC), Arup applied to the court for s ...

The slip rule – how far does it go?

The slip rule – how far does it go?

The recent decision in Axis M&E UK Ltd & Anor v Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd [2019] EWHC 169 (TCC) has provided a useful review of the ca ...

Third party rights: Chudley & Ors v Clydesdale Bank PLC

Third party rights: Chudley & Ors v Clydesdale Bank PLC

The recent judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal in Chudley & Ors v Clydesdale Bank PLC [2019] EWCA Civ 344 is of particular interest as the ...