Recovery Of A Retention By Sub-Contractors

The construction industry has been hard hit over recent months as a result of Covid-19 and one area which we continually see problems arise is in respect of the release...


When Mud Sticks What Can You Do About It?

Summerfield Browne Ltd v Waymouth It has been reported that Master David Cook gave summary judgment in the matter of Summerfield Browne Ltd v Waymouth, ordering an individual (Waymouth) to...


Is A Post-Brexit Shake Up Of Employment Law On The Cards?

It was recently reported that the Government has begun a post-Brexit review of UK employment law. This was confirmed by the Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, on Tuesday who was quick...


Peloton In A Spin? Mad Dogg Athletics Files Patent Infringement Claim

What a difference a year can make. This time last year, fitness juggernaut Peloton was reported to have lost $1.5 billion in value, following the release of a Christmas advert...


Business Interruption Insurance – What The Supreme Court’s Ruling Means For Businesses

The Supreme Court has handed down its conclusion in a case testing whether insurers should pay out on claims for Covid-related losses under business interruption cover. Below, we have outlined...


Can My Employer Make Me Get A Covid-19 Vaccine?

December saw the highly anticipated rollout of the Pfizer vaccination in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 130,000 people receiving the jab within the first week of...


HMRC Confirms That Home-Schooling Parents Can Be Placed On Furlough Leave

It has been confirmed by HM Revenue & Customs, via updated guidance, that under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) employers are able to place employees on furlough leave when...


Buyer Funded Developments – Professional Negligence Claims

When mainstream lenders tighten their lending criteria, usually following an economic downturn, such as the one being caused by Covid-19, property developers may look at alternative funding options. The SRA...


A New Year, A New Lockdown – Claiming A Beneficial Interest In A Property

If, like me, you were optimistic starting 2021 believing a “normal” way of life was very near and then your reality was shattered by the third lockdown announcement on Monday...


Third National Lockdown – What Does It Mean For Employers?

Employers who wish to do so can still access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or ‘furlough scheme’ – which was originally due to end on 31st October but was...


Covid-19 – Commercial Landlord – Rent Recovery Options

Following the restraints placed upon commercial landlords being extended again, what has been a difficult year for all has been especially difficult for landlords of commercial properties where rents have...


Compensatory Losses For Breach Of Contract

The general remedy for breach of contract is a monetary sum amounting to the financial loss suffered as a result of the breach. The common law position is to place...