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Peripatetic Workers and Pensions Auto-Enrolment – High Court Rules

All businesses should by now be well aware that they are, or shortly will be, required to automatically enrol their workers in an approved pension scheme. However, in a ruling which will be required reading for employers, the High Court has given important guidance on how the new rules must be applied to peripatetic employees who spend much of their working...

Supreme Court Cracks Down on Litigation Manoeuvring

In a stern decision of which all litigants should take careful note, the Supreme Court cracked the whip and underlined that tactical manoeuvring and failures to comply with case management orders will not be tolerated. Three men who did just that were prevented from defending a £1.5 million breach of contract claim. The trio had received the money from a...

Timeshare Owners Win Right to Free Use of Leisure Facilities

The division of landed estates into smaller units is often productive of disputes which can simmer on for years. In one case which illustrated the point to a tee, timeshare owners had to go to the High Court in order to establish their right to free use of a golf course and other leisure facilities on neighbouring land. The estate centred on a manor house which...

Ground-Breaking Serious Fraud Office Deal Wins High Court Approval

In the first case of its kind, the High Court has approved a US-style deal by which a bank accused of having inadequate systems in place to guard against bribery will escape prosecution if it cooperates fully with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The bank was said to have failed to take adequate measures to prevent 1 per cent of $600 million raised by an African...

Insurance Companies Wrangle Over Train Crash Liabilities

Few industries are more international than insurance and disputes inevitably arise as to the country where disagreements should be resolved. However, one case concerning a catastrophic train crash in America revealed that, at least within Europe, clear rules apply. Twenty-four people died and many more were injured in a collision between freight and passenger...