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Date: 24 Apr 2014

Power lines lead to £5.8 million settlement

A company whose hopes of selling a narrow strip of development land for more than £5.8 million were stymied by the overhead power lines running...

Date: 23 Apr 2014

Subletting and older leases

Tenants with pre-recession leases who want to sublet can find it harder than they thought.

Date: 22 Apr 2014

Business tenant fails to limit repair costs

When a tenant left its premises but did not comply with its obligations under the lease to put the property back into a good state of...

Date: 21 Apr 2014

Landlord finds variation of lease released guarantor from liabilities

Landlords should ensure a tenant's guarantor has consented to any transaction amounting to a variation of the tenant's lease.

Date: 18 Apr 2014

Casual occupation proves costly for tenant

When a housing association stayed on in its offices for nearly three years after the lease had run out, trouble loomed when it decided to...

Date: 17 Apr 2014

COMMUNITY FEATURE: Buckinghamshire - a county with thriving communities

Richard Dickson from the Community Foundation explains how you can support your local communities and even increase the value of donations by 50%.

Date: 17 Apr 2014

Employers can dismiss without notice for ‘last straw’ misconduct

Employers may now be able to dismiss employees for gross misconduct for acts that are not in themselves gross misconduct, but are part of a...

Date: 17 Apr 2014

Gone but not forgotten? How victimising ex-employees can still lead to claims

Employers should take care not to act in a way that victimises former employees who are bringing discrimination claims against them, following a recent ruling.

Date: 16 Apr 2014

Relief as landlords can again look to administrators for rent

When a company enters administration, the expenses it has incurred prior to the administration have a different status from the expenses incurred by the administrators. 

Date: 15 Apr 2014

EAT rules that an employee’s internal emails could amount to whistleblowing

Employers should be aware that several internal communications by an employee to different colleagues can cumulatively amount to a 'protected disclosure'.