FCA’s Business Interruption Test Case – What The Judgment Means For Businesses

The High Court has handed down its judgment in the test case which considered whether insurers should pay out on claims for Covid-related losses under business interruption cover. Below, we...


Covid-19 – Premises & Venues Required By Law To Collect & Store Contact Details Of Customers, Visitors & Staff

Following the recent Government decision to restrict social gatherings of up to six people in an attempt to limit the spread of Covid-19, from Friday 18th September businesses and other...


Deprivation Of Liberty Definition Broadened

People who lack mental capacity (protected parties) are often provided with assisted living facilities and various forms of supervised accommodation by local authorities. However the act of placing a protected...


Part 8 Claims – The Advantages & Disadvantages, When Can The Procedure Be Used & Objections

There are two main ways in which Court Proceedings can be issued – either through Part 7 or Part 8 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR). Part 8 claims –...


When Are Proceedings Involving Charity, Not Charity Proceedings?

Charities are regulated by the Charity Commission pursuant to the Charities Act 2011. When a charity becomes involved in a dispute, they must first consider whether any involvement/approval from the...


Protecting Bespoke Software From Unauthorised Use – The Law Of Confidence

Software plays an important part in the day-to-day functioning of many different industries – from retail, to hospitality, through to aviation and engineering, the vast majority (if not all) businesses...


Undue Influence In Will Dispute Claim – Coles v Reynolds & Another

In the recent case of Coles v Reynolds and another, the Court were asked to consider whether the Deceased had been unduly influenced when making her most recent Will. The...


The Impact Of Covid-19 – Charities Search For Income

The Covid-19 crisis is having a profound impact on economic growth. Many businesses in the most affected sectors, such as tourism, hospitality, aviation and retail, have seen significant volatility in...


Increase In Settlement Agreements Due To Covid-19 – Advice To Employees

Due to the impact of Covid-19 on businesses across the UK, some employers are reducing their workforces and this seems to have led to an increase in employees being offered...


World Sepsis Day 2020

World Sepsis Day is on 13th September 2020 and aims to raise awareness about sepsis. Every year, sepsis accounts for roughly 11 million deaths globally, yet despite this, depending on the...


Lloyd’s Of London Expecting To Pay Out £5 Billion In Covid-19 Related Insurance Claims

The world’s largest insurance market, Lloyd’s of London, yesterday stated that it is anticipating having to pay out up to £5 billion in insurance claims due to the financial impact...


Government Confirms Christmas ‘Truce’ On Evictions For Private Tenants

The Government has announced this week a “truce” on enforcement action for private tenants facing eviction this Christmas in England and Wales, except in the “most serious circumstances”, such as...


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