Tenants in tied pubs are now entitled to greater protection following the introduction of a new code which has just come into effect.
The serious illness or death of a shareholder, who is also key to the business, is bound to create problems at best and could lead to the downfall of the company at worst. Having a considered catastrophe plan in place sounds common sense but how many family companies truly have an emergency strategy? In our experience very few!
Employees unable to take some or all of their annual leave because of sickness can carry over the entitlement to a later date, confirmed the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
A court has ordered that a nine-year-old girl who was abducted by her father should be returned to her mother.
A judge has outlined why it would nearly always be wrong to secretly record children’s conversations as a way of gathering evidence in family proceedings.
A recent case before the High Court highlights the perils of investing large sums of money in a business venture without a written agreement.
A director of a used car business has been disqualified for seven years for breaching consumer protection laws.
The European Union’s top legal adviser says employers can have a ban on wearing religious symbols and clothing in the workplace as long as it applies to all faiths and views equally.
A divorced husband has been given permission by the Court of Appeal to challenge the will of his former mother-in-law.
A wife has been told to accept a divorce settlement that provided her with £2m in cash plus the exclusive right to live in a valuable London flat for the rest of her life.