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20 06, 2016

Can Employers Recover Pay From Misbehaving Employees?

By | June 20th, 2016|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Sport, Sport|

We all know that employers can dismiss employees when they discover serious misconduct justifying a termination of employment. But can the dismissing employer go further and recover monies (e.g. salaries or bonuses) paid to the employee before discovery of the misconduct? The recent case of Milanese v Leyton Orient Football Club Ltd [2016] EWHC 1161 (QB) dealt with this question, [...]

8 06, 2016

More Changes On The Way For Landlords/Property Managers

By | June 8th, 2016|Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Real Estate, Services|

Laura Bushaway highlights a number of changes to be implemented by the Housing and Planning Act 2016 in relation to landlords/property managers of residential properties in England. The Act was approved by Parliament on 12 May 2016. Below are some key provisions of the Act. These are not currently in force:- Limitation of administration charges The Act empowers Courts, the First-Tier Tribunal [...]

10 05, 2016

When is a house a house?

By | May 10th, 2016|Real Estate, Real Estate|

Laura Bushaway examines the Court of Appeal decision in Jewelcraft Limited v. (1) Paul Pressland and (2) Justin Pressland [2015] which gave further guidance on when mixed-use properties will qualify as a house.  The Supreme Court has recently refused permission for the decision to be appealed on grounds that it did not raise an arguable point of law. The appeal [...]

26 04, 2016

Ex Parte Continuing Disclosure Obligations

By | April 26th, 2016|Dispute Resolution|

It is the standard practice in legal proceedings that both parties to a dispute should be heard before an issue is decided by a court. The exception to this basic principle is where an application is heard ex parte, or without notice to the other side in proceedings. There are several forms of application that necessitate being heard in this [...]

4 04, 2016

Register of People with Significant Control – Regulations 2016

By | April 4th, 2016|Corporate, Services|

The regulations which come into effect on 5 April 2016 require UK companies to keep a register identifying the people with significant control or influence over them.

30 03, 2016

New Requirement for IPs

By | March 30th, 2016|Dispute Resolution, Services|

For all corporate insolvencies starting on or after 6 April 2016 insolvency office-holders are now required to submit a report on the conduct of anyone who was a director of the insolvent company in the 3 years leading up to the insolvency, irrespective of their conduct. Currently, reports are only required where office-holders consider a director’s conduct makes them unfit [...]

29 11, 2015

Sarah Cardew presents at Wilkins Kennedy’s Property Seminar

By | November 29th, 2015|Services, Tax|

Teacher Stern Tax Partner, Sarah Cardew, presented at Wilkins Kennedy’s Property and Construction seminar in November to an audience of attendees from the property, banking, accountancy and.....

20 11, 2015

Tax Journal Feature: One Minute with…Sarah Cardew

By | November 20th, 2015|Tax|

Teacher Stern Tax Partner, Sarah Cardew, talks to Tax Journal about Teacher Stern, practical tax matters, what's on her Autumn Statement wish list and much more......

2 10, 2015

Bankruptcy Level Has Now Increased to £5,000

By | October 2nd, 2015|Dispute Resolution, Services|

From 1 October 2015 the minimum debt in respect of which a bankruptcy petition can be presented is increased to £5,000. The previous bankruptcy limit of £750 had been in place since the modern....

2 10, 2015

Changes to Insolvency Law from 1 October 2015

By | October 2nd, 2015|Dispute Resolution|

The following changes which came into effect on 1 October 2015 will be of interest to insolvency practitioners and other professionals who deal with insolvency law...

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