Landlords and tenants of both domestic and non-domestic private rented premises should start preparing for new regulations requiring many of them to make energy efficiency improvements to their properties before they can continue to be rented out.
mployers and individuals sentenced for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food hygiene offences face increased fines as a result of new guidelines requiring sentences to have a ‘real economic impact’.
A limited company which was a member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) could bring an age discrimination claim when it was discriminated against by the LLP on grounds of its shareholder/director's age, the court has ruled.
If a party to a contract cannot perform a contractual obligation because of the other party's action (or inaction), the first party may be entitled to ignore that obligation, a recent ruling has confirmed.
Landlords who have not put pre-6 April 2007 assured shorthold tenancy deposits into government-approved deposit protection schemes should return them, or lose their right to recover possession of the property without giving a reason, following a Court of Appeal ruling.
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