An elderly widow who transferred half her home and all of its surrounding land to a business partner with whom she subsequently fell out has found out the hard way that there is little point taking legal advice if you do not follow it.
In a ruling which makes clear that the courts will only countenance restraints on company democracy in very restricted circumstances, the High Court has ruled that a company’s board of directors acted unlawfully when it attempted to stop certain beneficial shareholders from voting at
In a controversial ruling that underlines the primacy of European law where it conflicts with domestic legislation designed to implement it, a company that provides locum anaesthetists to fill staffing gaps within the NHS has failed to convince the First-tier Tribunal that its services
Sir Peter Scott’s brainchild, The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust, has triumphed in its marathon fight for a £1.3 million tax rebate after convincing the First-Tier Tribunal that seven of the sites it operates across the country are ‘zoos’ and that admission charges paid by
The recent confirmation that The Pensions Regulator has issued the first compliance notice against an employer for failing to register its pension scheme in accordance with the pensions auto-enrolment regulations. Failure to comply with a compliance notice can lead to very substantial and escalating
The Growth and Infrastructure Bill, which received Royal Assent in April 2013, provides for a new type of employment status – the ‘employee-shareholder – with effect from 1 September 2013. Not to be confused with partnership arrangements whereby employees benefit from a share