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It’s a penalty ref! - 10 October 2016

A bad tackle, a deliberate handball, or even a sly tug of the shirt; everybody knows a penalty when they …

Legal Update – Register of persons having significant control (PSC) - 12 July 2016

As reported in our previous update, since 6 April 2016 companies and LLPs have been required to keep and maintain …

Must try harder – EU-US Privacy Shield requires improvement - 8 June 2016

On 26 May 2016, MEPs voted in favour of further negotiations with the USA to address deficiencies they had identified …

Countdown to 2018 – Final approval of sweeping European data protection reform - 18 April 2016

On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament voted in favour of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The GDPR will …

Liability for business rates during fit out works – a “fitting” reminder - 9 February 2016

You’ve just taken a lease of premises which you can’t occupy or trade from until your fit out works have …

Turning up the heat on landlords – The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations (the Heat Regulations) - 8 February 2016

Landlords of multi-let buildings and blocks of flats that have communal heating, cooling or hot water systems may be “heat …

Ban on Corporate Directors - 4 February 2016

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”) makes changes to the Companies Act 2006 by introducing a …

Energy Efficiency- Why Should I Care? - 4 February 2016

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”) have been passed making it unlawful to …