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  • New restrictions single-use plastics come into force

    1 October saw new bans and restrictions on a number of single-use plastics come into effect, affecting the retailers, hospitality, take-away vendors and more. The Environmental…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • World Menopause Month

    October is designated by the World Health Organisation as World Menopause Awareness Month “to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • ICO Guidance: Lawful Monitoring in the Workplace

    The ICO has this week released guidance in relation to monitoring in the workplace after research commissioned by the ICO revealed that 70% of the public would find it…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • It’s all in the name!

    The High Court has confirmed the approach that will be taken when considering a challenge made by a third party to a company name.  The Case In AXA Wholesale Trading v…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • What's happening with the Renters Reform Bill?

    We have been keeping an eye on the progress of the Bill as it will have an impact on residential landlord and tenant dealings. In particular it seeks to abolish "no fault s.21"…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Right to a Landlord Break?

    In the case of BMW (UK) Ltd v K Group Holdings Ltd, the judge determined a lease renewal claim under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the Act). The claim related to four…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Non gender neutral taunts could result in successful discrimination claims

    In late August an employment tribunal has suggested that the use of non-gender neutral insults could breach UK equality laws. A case was bought by a trans gender bus driver who…

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    Posted on 5 October, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Insolvent Tenant – What can the landlord do?

    Statistics for the second quarter of this year show that company insolvencies reached over 6,300, the highest number since the same period in 2009.  With businesses facing…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • EU - US data transfer will be possible

    This is the long-awaited decision that finally replaces the EU-US so-called “Privacy Shield”, which you may remember was invalidated by the Court of Justice of the European…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Supreme Court rules on third-party litigation funding

    It was a ruling that was long awaited but not the outcome that was hoped for by litigation funders who will now be seeking to redraft agreements.  In PACCAR Inc & Ors v…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Flexible Working Update

    Acas launched a consultation on updates to its statutory Code of Practice on handling requests for flexible working that closes on 6 September 2023, so this is your last chance…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Using agency workers to cover striking employees?

    The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2022 was passed last year.  Its main purpose was to revoke the prohibition on…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Forget the Houses! Save the Green Belt!

    Three in ten people think that more than half of land in England has been built on, according to a new Ipsos survey carried out for the Economist.  Not such a green and…

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    Posted on 6 September, 2023 by Ortolan

  • All change for Alcohol Duty

    Reforms to the Alcohol Duty system come into place on 1 August 2023, marking the largest changes for almost half a century - and will be of interest to any retailers or…

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    Posted on 13 July, 2023 by Ortolan

  • Have your say - AML supervision

    A new consultation by HM Treasury has been published on proposed reform of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) supervisory system. The…

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    Posted on 13 July, 2023 by Ortolan

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