Commercial Client News

Parent Company Liable in Landmark Asbestos CaseMay 8, 2012

A worker who developed asbestosis after being exposed to high levels of asbestos between 1959 and 1961 was unable to pursue a personal injury claim...

Services – Should the Landlord Charge VAT?May 4, 2012

In general, rents on property are exempt supplies for VAT purposes. However, a landlord often supplies other services to tenants, such as cleaning and maintenance....

Services – Should the Landlord Charge VAT?May 4, 2012

In general, rents on property are exempt supplies for VAT purposes. However, a landlord often supplies other services to tenants, such as cleaning and maintenance....

Services – Should the Landlord Charge VAT?May 4, 2012

In general, rents on property are exempt supplies for VAT purposes. However, a landlord often supplies other services to tenants, such as cleaning and maintenance....

Failure to Register Renders Property InaccessibleMay 2, 2012

When the owner of a property failed to register a right of access, trouble was in store. The claimant owned a property (number 37) which was...

Failure to Register Renders Property InaccessibleMay 2, 2012

When the owner of a property failed to register a right of access, trouble was in store. The claimant owned a property (number 37) which was...

Competition – New Market InvestigationMay 1, 2012

The aggregates, cement and ready-mixed concrete industries are the latest to come under the spotlight of the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT)...

Competition – New Market InvestigationMay 1, 2012

The aggregates, cement and ready-mixed concrete industries are the latest to come under the spotlight of the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT)...

Competition – New Market InvestigationMay 1, 2012

The aggregates, cement and ready-mixed concrete industries are the latest to come under the spotlight of the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT)...

Barrister Wins Sexual Orientation Discrimination ClaimApril 26, 2012

In Bivonas LLP and others v Bennett, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the decision of the Employment Tribunal (ET) that a gay barrister...