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My London property is owned by an offshore company; are my details in the public domain?

Not yet but soon they will be. For a number of years the government has mooted the idea of creating a public register of beneficial ownership of UK residential property, but the exact timetable as to when this register is... Read more

16 Feb 2018

Employer’s attempt to bypass collective bargaining process by approaching employees directly was a breach of TULRCA

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) prohibits an employer from making direct offers to members of a recognised trade union in order to circumvent the collective bargaining process (section 145B).

12 Feb 2018

Evidence of pre-termination negotiations is admissible where the termination date is in dispute

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), evidence of pre-termination negotiations between an employer and an employee is generally inadmissible in unfair dismissal proceedings (section 111A). In Basra v BJSS Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that... Read more

7 Feb 2018

And finally a look forward to what’s happening in employment news for February

29 Jan 2018

I intend to extend the lease of my flat and read the price payable for an extension is 15 times the current ground rent? Is this correct?

26 Jan 2018

Post Carillion: Back to basics

As Karen Kirkham pointed out in her blog post last week, ‘when the dust has settled on the Carillion liquidation, conclusions as to the cause will be drawn’.

25 Jan 2018

How difficult is it for a landlord to resist a tenant’s claim for a new lease under the ground of redevelopment?

24 Jan 2018

Employment tax changes

The Treasury has announced that although the National Insurance Contributions Bill will be introduced into Parliament in 2018, the measures contained in it will not take effect until April 2019, one year later than originally planned.

22 Jan 2018