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One Long Party!
The recent decision of Mackay J in Octavia Hill Housing Trust v Brumby (2010), High Court may provide some cause for concern for landlords and particularly those concerned with the letting and management of social housing.
UK
5 Apr 2011
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Publish And Be Damned? Clift v Slough Borough Council
When is a local authority justified in publishing the name of an individual as a new addition to its Potentially Violent Persons Register? Can a public authority ever do that, or will it always be in breach of that person’s human rights?
UK
13 Feb 2011
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Coalition Energy Policy - Possible Contradiction but Brimming with Opportunity
Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne is appointed Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in the new coalition government, ahead of the energy-experienced Conservative shadow energy minister, Charles Hendry.
UK
14 May 2010
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Social Service Claims - A Handy Guide
You probably have all manner of discount and loyalty cards in your wallet or purse. Here is another sheet to put with them
UK
15 Sep 2009
5
Death Of A Helpline?
The well known case of "Hatton (2002) Court of Appeal" was seen by many employers as a blast of common sense from the Court.
UK
6 Apr 2009
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Social Service Claims After Pierce v Doncaster MBC, Court Of Appeal, December 2008
Considerable publicity has been generated by this case, including a headline piece in The Times headed "300 victims of abuse to sue councils for neglect", after this allegedly landmark ruling "established for the first time that local authorities are liable for abuse suffered by children if they fail to remove them from harm".
UK
2 Apr 2009
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BLG Local Authority Newsletter - Do We Really Love To Be Beside The Seaside?
At this time of year our thoughts turn to summer holidays. A public authority, particularly in coastal regions, might also view this time of year with some concern.
UK
10 Jul 2008
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BLG Local Authority Newsletter - A Cautionary Tale For Children
Gabbott v Bicester Town Council serves as a timely reminder that the reasonableness of any system of inspection of an area to which the public has access by the occupying local authority should be judged against the degree of risk of injury involved.
UK
10 Jul 2008
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BLG Local Authority Newsletter - What To Watch Out For On The Pavement
In Harrison v Derby City Council (2008), the Court of Appeal considered the adequacy of a system of highway inspection, and the extent to which local authorities should implement a more frequent and more vigorous system where special risks or hazards exist in an otherwise unremarkable section of the highway.
UK
10 Jul 2008
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BLG Local Authority Newsletter - Making An Offer To Settle A Multi-Defendant Action: A Word Of Warning...
A recent first instance decision illustrates the caution to be exercised when a defendant, as one of a number, makes a Part 36 offer to settle a claimant's claim.
UK
10 Jul 2008
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Pensions News - Consultation On New Guidance
The Pensions Regulator has recently commenced consultation on new guidance in relation to: conflicts of interest; and choosing assumptions, especially mortality assumptions.
UK
5 Mar 2008
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Corporate Manslaughter: A Brief Summary Of The New Offence
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act received Royal Assent on 26 July 2007. It is expected to come into force on 6 April 2008.
UK
1 Nov 2007
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The New Age Discrimination Legislation: What Partnerships Need To Know
The new Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 (the "Regulations") came into force on 1 October 2006 and prohibit discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of age.
UK
1 Mar 2007
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The Legal Services Bill
The proposed reform of the legal profession has taken another step forward following publication of the latest draft of the Legal Services Bill at the end of November 2006.
UK
22 Feb 2007
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Challenging A Judge Or Arbitrator For Bias
The requirements for a challenge to a decision on the grounds of bias are the same irrespective of whether the challenge concerns a judge or an arbitrator. However, the approach taken by the courts is different when the challenge is to a judge rather than to an arbitrator. Both are, obviously, relevant to insurers.
UK
18 Jan 2007
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Law Commissions’ Proposals - Update
The English and Scottish Law Commissions’ plans to review insurance contract law were announced in January 2006. Recommendations will be published in 2007.
UK
18 Jan 2007
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Climate Change: Liability For The Past And The Future
The Stern Review (the Review) concluded that (i) carbon emissions have already pushed up global temperatures by half a degree Celsius; and (ii) if no action is taken on emissions, there is more than a 75 per cent chance of global temperatures rising between two and three degrees Celsius over the next 50 years and a more than 50 per cent chance of a rise by five degrees.
UK
18 Jan 2007
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A New Liability Regime For Corporate Reporting
Now that the Companies Act has received Royal Assent, we look afresh at the corporate reporting requirements for listed companies and consider to what extent these new requirements give effect to the EU legislation which lies behind many of them. We also consider the vulnerability of directors to cross border claims against directors of UK companies.
UK
4 Jan 2007
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BP Alaska Derivative Claim
The derivative action filed in October in the Alaska State Court against directors and officers of BP Plc and its US subsidiaries may develop into an important precedent. Although only in its infancy, the case raises significant issues for UK companies doing business in the US, notably in connection with the reforms in the new Companies Act.
UK
4 Jan 2007
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Outsourcing Disputes - The Dangers Of Ambiguity
A successful outsourcing arrangement ideally requires an agreement which provides an unambiguous structure for the parties’ ongoing relationship. Theoretically, clarity should obviate dispute.
UK
28 Nov 2006
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