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By David Loosemore
We were recently approached by the Finance Director of a small but prestigious group of hotels who was concerned that from 2012 all companies must automatically enrol their staff into a pension scheme.
By David Loosemore, Amanda Dorling
Reliant on a youthful workforce that has grown up with instant news and social media networks employers within the hospitality sector are frequently challenged by on-line comments that often overstep the mark.
By Sue O'Brien
In our business and private lives alike, we all rely on professional advice and expertise from many quarters.
By Andrew Peddie
It has become increasingly commonplace for commentators to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the AIM market.
By Sue O'Brien, Andrew Davies
One of the starkest, and ongoing, effects of the economic downturn on the property sector has been the creation of a two-tier market.
By Denise Fawcett
The effect of Paragraph 105 of Schedule B1 of the Insolvency Act 1986 is that, where something is to be done by the directors of a company, it is to be done by a majority of the directors.
By Mark Symons, Angela Shields
The Employment Appeals Tribunal has held that directors of an organisation can be liable for discrimination.
By David Loosemore, Amanda Dorling
The Agency Workers Regulations come into force on 1 October 2011 and will change the way in which the hospitality sector view agency workers.
By Pitmans LLP
The law relating to dress codes in the context of sex discrimination is well established in general terms.
By Sue O'Brien
The Court of Appeal, in its February 2011 judgment in the case of Rolf –v- De Guerin has taken the opportunity to reiterate that the conduct of parties during litigation, and in particular a refusal to mediate or attempt other forms of alternative dispute resolution, will have a significant impact on the costs award at the end of a case.
By Denise Fawcett
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the High Court in the matters of Nortel GMBH and Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (both in administration) and other companies.
By Carolyn Butler, Sally Britton, Andrew Peddie
Setting up your first business can be a daunting prospect.
By Sue O'Brien
Parties to a dispute can sometimes be surprised, when they dust down their paperwork, that it is subject to an arbitration clause.
By Angela Shields
The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 came into force on 1 October 2011.
By Tim Clark
Yes, really. In Nicholas Prestige Homes v Neal (2010) the Court of Appeal has confirmed that a contract concluded by email was binding.