Savoye and Savoye Ltd v Spicers Ltd is back in the spotlight – this time to issue guidelines on the recoverability of the costs of enforcement proceedings. Stephanie Geesink explains.
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By using lump sum design and build contracts developers can require a contractor to bear financial risk
The increasing prevalence of ethically and sustainably sourced products indicates consumer values influence supplier behaviour. Adverse media coverage of some international brands' alleged poor practices in their supply chains means citizens are realising "cheap is dear". However, is government?
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) could soon be faced with judicial reviews by social landlords over regulatory judgments, a lawyer has said.
Leisure provision is a high profile area of public sector service delivery and so negotiating an appropriate contract with the right partner is essential.
A two-pronged assault on late payments doesn't guarantee any changes argues Assad Maqbool.
Welcome to the April edition of HR Law.
As the General Election approaches, the major parties have started articulating a future for the public sector. The possible outcomes of the individual policies aside, two dominant themes emerge for local government: the continuation of austerity and the further devolution of powers to the regions.
Shared parental leave isn't the only change to family friendly rights on 5th April. Are you ready for the changes ahead?
Helen Randall is speaking at the inaugural Social Value and Procurement: Transparency in supply chains conference
Social Value and Procurement: Transparency in supply chains conference will be held on Monday 30th March.
We are delighted to be participating in a panel discussion with Pinnacle PSG at the MJ Future Forum on Thursday 26 March.
Yesterday, the Leicester Employment Tribunal issued an initial judgment in the important case of Lock & Ors v British Gas Trading Ltd, but we will have to wait a bit longer for answers to the most pertinent questions.
Welcome to the March issue of Building Interest.
In our Legal Update in early February, we mentioned that the Minister of Justice expected implementing regulations to be issued imminently in respect of the Leasing Law and the Real Estate Development Law. These were then delayed and the Ministry explained that this was in order to give certain stakeholders time to provide their feedback on the proposed regulations.
Law No. 27 of 2014 was introduced to regulate the area of Landlord and Tenant and seeks to address the uncertainty and confusion associated with rental laws in Bahrain.
We received notification that Statutory Instrument 2015/620, the Assured Tenancies and Agricultural Occupancies (Forms) (England) Regulations 2015, will come into force on 6 April 2015.
With public authorities keen to take advantage of the greater freedoms on offer to pursue commercial interests, another less welcome focus has also come to the fore – the dreaded State Aid. But the crux of the matter is that being State Aid aware, whether you are a public authority or its commercial partner, can be the difference between the success and failure of any new venture.
This Supreme Court Judgement, handed down on Wednesday, concerns an appeal as to the proper approach of the courts when a defence of unlawful discrimination contrary to the Equality Act 2010 is raised in a claim for possession of the home.
In recent weeks several local authorities have allocated additional resource to managing their major contracts. In these times of austerity and cuts, this blog considers the justification of this investment, how to best use this resource and points to consider during contract negotiation.