For business

-
In the case of HYDE v SARA ASSICURAZIONI SPA (2014) the High Court decided that a cap on the amount of damages that could be awarded to a British claimant in a road traffic accident in Italy, under an Italian insurance policy, was not to be reduced to take...
-
The Office of Tax Simplification has recently published its third and final report on employee benefits and expenses. Stay with me; the report is well written and surprisingly interesting. The report covers a wide range of topics including accommodation,...
-
In a striking act of compassion the Supreme Court ruled that an employer's defence of illegality was trumped by public policy that this is an affront to justice. I'll let the facts speak for themselves. An Employment Tribunal found that in 2007 Mrs...
-
In the case of Peabody Trust v Steven Evison (By his litigation friend) Wandsworth County Court 17 July 2014 Mr E was the assured tenant of Peabody. In 2012, Mr E’s rent account began to fall into arrears. In September 2012 he was visited by a...
-
Following advice from the Corporate & Commercial Team at Southampton and Salisbury based Trethowans Solicitors, Dorset Architectural Ironmongers Limited ("DAI"), based in Dorchester, has joined forces with Spiller Architectural Ironmongery...

For you

-
The Prime Minster has announced a new Family Test which will be applied to all domestic policy. He said: For me, nothing matters more than family. It is at the centre of my life and the heart of my politics...Long before you get to the Welfare State, it is...
-
The use of provisional damages is becoming more prevalent in personal injury and clinical negligence claims.  But what exactly are provisional damages?   Personal injury and clinical negligence compensation has always traditionally been paid in a...
-
Accidents and injuries at work or in public places are often caused by an individual’s negligence. So how does an injured person go about bringing a claim in such circumstances? It is often the case that the individual who caused the accident is...
-
Now in its third year , the Law Firm Services’ (LSF) conveyancers awards ceremony is taking place in Coventry on 24th September 2014 in support of conveyancers – or more accurately, those conveyancers whose service is worthy of an...
-
The below interview was published in Today's Conveyancer on 28th July 2014. Tim Higham is a Partner at Trethowans, specialising in all aspects of residential conveyancing. He tells Today’s Conveyancer how he always pushes for...