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Communications Company Fined £7 Million for Overcharging Error

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Utility providers are subject to tight regulation in order to ensure free competition and fair dealing with the public, and if they break the rules ...

Sale of Defective Refrigeration Unit Triggers Guideline High Court Ruling

April 2, 2020

If you have bought goods that turn out to be unfit for purpose, the general rule is that you are entitled not only to your money back but also to ...

Golf Clubs Maker Heavily Fined for Anti-Competitive Internet Sales Ban

March 13, 2020

The ever-increasing dominance of the internet as a sales medium was the focus of a landmark Court of Appeal case in which a bespoke golf club ...

The Truth Will Out! Judge Rules £12 Million Loan Contracts Worthless

January 31, 2020

Judges are sadly familiar with attempts to hoodwink them, but the great advantage of the litigation process is that, in the vast majority of cases, ...

Two Innocent Victims of the Same Fraud - Where Does the Loss Fall?

December 27, 2019

It is a sad fact that sophisticated fraudsters can intercept emails or other digital traffic in order to divert payments away from their intended ...

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Consumer Protection Regulations

Businesses that deal with the public are reminded that legislation will come into effect soon to give consumers better protection under the law than ...

Consumer Rights Update

Businesses that deal with members of the public are reminded that the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which received the Royal Assent on 26 March, becomes ...

Contractors Are Your Responsibility

A handbook produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) outlines the responsibilities of both the contractor and the client in situations ...

Disputes in the EU – Rules on Applicable Law

Where a dispute has a foreign element, one of the common problems is deciding under what jurisdiction legal action should be taken. This is avoided ...

Employee Fraud – Fraud Act 2006

Employee fraud continues to rise as the recession continues to bite - however,  the Fraud Act 2006 provisions make it easier to obtain ...

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