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.... State governments have sought to capture sales taxes lost to internet retailers, though they have struggled with a 1992 supreme court ruling that retailers must have a physical presence in a state before officials can make them collect sales tax. The issue arose recently in South Carolina, which has pursued legal action to recoup tax revenue it says it’s owed. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Lawyers acting for around 50 people defrauded by scammers after a major data breach at TalkTalk in 2014 are discussing their next move, which victims hope could herald the start of legal action against the broadband firm. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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TalkTalk scam victims move closer to class-action lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
. Lawyers acting for around 50 people defrauded by scammers after a major data breach at TalkTalk in 2014 are discussing their next move, which victims hope could herald the start of legal action against the broadband firm. ...
Amazon stock market value falls by $5bn after critical Trump tweet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 04:15:14 PM
.... State governments have sought to capture sales taxes lost to internet retailers, though they have struggled with a 1992 supreme court ruling that retailers must have a physical presence in a state before officials can make them collect sales tax. The issue arose recently in South Carolina, which has pursued legal action to recoup tax revenue it says it’s owed. ...
Bell Pottinger faces hearing over claims it stirred racial tension in South Africa image
....As well as pressing for industry sanctions against Bell Pottinger, Maimane has written to a host of the PR firm’s biggest clients calling on them to drop the agency. “Though legal action is effective‚ corporations respond to their bottom line faster than they do to judges‚” he said. ...
Fox’s chances of securing Sky depend on the football result image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 05:59:06 AM
....Bradley has said she intends to call in the competition regulator to scrutinise media plurality issues (as the deal would see the Murdochs controlling UK assets ranging from Sky News to the Sun and Times newspapers), but has not made up her mind about whether to ask it to also look at broadcasting standards issues. Ofcom said it had found no grounds for asking the CMA to look at issues including the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News, but there are many opponents of the deal – including Ed Miliband, Vince Cable and campaign group Avaaz – and some have threatened legal action if the government does not launch a full investigation. ...
Armed police called to Heathrow over British Airways flight delay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 08:22:04 AM
....Should that go ahead, cabin crew will have been on strike for the whole of July and August, the union said, accusing BA of making a “half-hearted offer” in its attempt to alleviate the situation. Unite also said it was pursuing legal action over allegations that BA has imposed sanctions on striking staff. ...
Murdoch’s Sky takeover bid delayed as Ofcom is asked for further input image
....It is understood that Ofcom has been asked for its comments on a range of broadcasting standards issues, and not that one particular piece of evidence has transformed the government’s view of the deal. The submissions to the DCMS included the threat of legal action from a group of high-profile MPs including the former Labour leader and longtime Murdoch critic Ed Miliband, and Avaaz, the campaign group, if the government did not ask the CMA for a full investigation into the deal on the grounds of broadcasting standards. ...
Carmakers accused of 'clutching at straws' over retrofitting polluting diesels image
.... The carmakers said they would cover the cost of the upgrades. Ugo Taddei, a clean air lawyer for environmental group Client Earth, who have taken legal action in several German cities over illegal levels of air pollution from diesel traffic, said: “This is a pitiful attempt by a discredited car industry to get itself off the hook for creating an endemic problem. ...
British Airways cabin crew extend strike for further two weeks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of August 2017 12:23:42 PM
....“The airline needs to get around the negotiating table and start recognising that punishing low paid workers fighting for fairer pay is no way for a ‘premium’ airline to behave,” said Richardson. “We would urge British Airways to start treating our members fairly and drop the bullying tactics to avoid the escalating cost and disruption that continued industrial and legal action brings. ...
Graduate anger mounts over ‘nightmare’ Student Loans Company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
....“This reminds me of my own student loan nightmare. I had started paying them back (and had made every payment) when, out of the blue, I got a letter saying one of my loans had gone into arrears and that I had to bring payments up to date, pay an arrears fee or face legal action. ...
Leasehold houses and the ground rent scandal: all you need to know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:05:21 PM
.... The buyers, usually young and never having bought a home before, say the risks were not drawn to their attention. Now many of these conveyancers face multiple legal actions, accused of conflicts of interest and failing to warn buyers. ...
UK court blocks £14bn class action case against MasterCard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 10:39:18 PM
....The planned lawsuit had been dubbed by one lawyer the “perfect exam question” for Britain’s CAT, nominated in 2015 to oversees the country’s maiden “opt-out” class action lawsuits in antitrust cases. Under the regime, UK-based members of a defined group are automatically bound into legal action unless they opt out. ...
British Airways cabin crew extend strike into August holiday peak image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 05:25:45 PM
....”. Unite has also launched legal action against the government, claiming it breached European regulations in allowing BA to lease nine aircraft and cabin crew from Qatar Airways – a 20% shareholder in BA’s parent company, IAG. ...
Could you spot a bogus Airbnb listing among the genuine ones? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....He, his wife and their two children, who have asked not to be named, were supposed to start their holiday this week; instead, the listing turned out to be a scam. Rather than packing the sun cream, he says he spent the week contemplating whether legal action against Airbnb would be successful. ...
Southern rail: unions say £13.4m fine is ‘less than a slap on the wrist’ image
....The fine handed down by the Department for Transport (DfT) effectively means the government holds GTR partly responsible for the past two years of cancellations and delays on Southern, but accepts its arguments that industrial action and unusual levels of staff sickness were the major reasons for failing to run an adequate service. The announcement comes on the final day of a high court-imposed deadline for Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, to respond to GTR’s claim of “force majeure”, prompted by legal action from the Association of British Commuters, which was seeking a judicial review of ministers’ handling of the franchise. ...
Thousands of drivers suffer loss of power following VW emissions 'fix' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 03:02:18 PM
.... More than 40% suffered reduced power and acceleration, while 739 reported a sudden loss of power as the car went into “limp home” mode. VW has so far refused to compensate those affected in the UK and has vowed to fight the legal action. ...
RBS to pay $5.5bn penalty over US loan misselling scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 12:55:36 PM
....Days before Christmas, the DoJ extracted $12. 5bn in settlements from Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse over RMBS but it is taking legal action against Barclays, which has refused to settle. ...
Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market image
.... In February it launched a case in the supreme court that has already halted the imposition of tobacco controls until probably after the country’s general election in August, which are being contested by parliamentarians who have been linked to payments by the multinational company. In Uganda, BAT launched legal action against the government in November, arguing that the Tobacco Control Act, which became law in 2015, contravenes the constitution. ...
Rangers tax case: supreme court rules in favour of HMRC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 05:02:13 PM
....Andy Wood, technical director of Enterprise Tax Consultants, said HMRC’s victory was likely to have dramatic implications for firms that used EBTs and also for football clubs’ use of “image rights” to pay players. “It gives HMRC the authority to pursue them for income tax without the need to embark on a further series of legal actions,” he said. ...
British Airways cabin crew to stage fresh strikes in pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 04:37:06 PM
....”. Meanwhile, Unite has launched legal action over BA’s decision to lease aircraft from another airline during the strike. ...
Cyclists delivering emergency blood to NHS gain employment rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 03:55:18 PM
.... It is now carrying out a review to work out how best to switch relevant staff to worker status. Both admissions came after legal action backed by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain. ...
Green's 'main purpose' in BHS sale was to avoid pension liability, says watchdog image
.... Just under a year before that Green had sold the business for £1 to a former bankrupt with no experience of retail. It took months of negotiations and the threat of legal action by the regulator before Green agreed a voluntary settlement on funding the pension scheme. ...
Singhsbury’s store becomes Morrisinghs after legal threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 05:48:23 PM
. A shopkeeper has dealt with the threat of legal action from Sainsbury’s over his similarly named store by changing its name from Singhsbury’s to Morrisinghs. ...
Grenfell Tower fire: MP says public must be told to stop using Hotpoint model image
....He wrote: “Since the Shepherds Court fire little has been done by either the manufacturer or your department to address the safety concerns it raised. There has been no recall of the defective machines and the advice that they were safe to use if attended was only changed in February this year after the threat of legal action. ...
BA cabin crew call two-week strike in July over pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 01:51:16 PM
....Unite said they had called the action, which runs from 1 to 16 July, after the airline refused to accept the union’s final compromise position on the sanctioning of striking cabin crew. The union said it would also “vigorously pursue” legal action against BA on behalf of 1,400 cabin crew who face sanctions. ...
Tennis player faces legal action over Special K nickname image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 07:16:27 AM
. Cereal company Kellogg's has taken legal action to stop Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis from using his nickname Special K commercially. ...
RBS court case called off but some investors still refuse settlement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:58:42 AM
....During a complex hearing on Wednesday, a high court judge, Mr Justice Hildyard, called for a review of the way such complex lawsuits are brought in the future. He had been told by Jonathan Nash, the QC for 9,000 private investors and a handful of major institutions bringing the legal action, that the case should not proceed after 87% of the shareholder group settled with the bailed-out bank or said they intended to. ...
Spot check in public by Aldi security guard was dehumanising image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 06:00:50 AM
....That does not mitigate the public humiliation you suffered or address the fact that you feel you were targeted because of your race. You could consider legal action, but this may prove complex and costly and you would need to provide evidence that the search was racially motivated. ...
Edinburgh Woollen Mill acquires Jaeger brand in plan for new chain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 04:46:27 PM
....Administrators have closed at least 20 of its 46 stores, making more than 200 staff redundant, and they remain in charge of the core business and its remaining staff. A group of suppliers owed millions of pounds is considering taking legal action against its former owners. ...
Jaeger suppliers owed millions consider legal action against ex-owners image
. A group of suppliers owed millions of pounds by the collapsed fashion retailer Jaeger is considering taking legal action against its former owners. ...
German police raid Daimler offices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 02:02:06 PM
....The company is also concerned about the US authorities. Earlier this year, they accused rival manufacturer FiatChrysler of fitting unauthorised emissions control software to its vehicles; they are reportedly planning to launch legal action against FCA within the next few days. ...
RBS shareholders take battle over cash call to high court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:03:31 PM
.... At the time, it was a record-breaking sum. The long-running legal action, which is a civil case that will be heard by a high court judge without a jury, is being brought by 9,000 individuals and big City investors who put up their cash to take part in the April rights issue and lost out when the bank was bailed out six months later. ...
Mine craft: why BHP's strategic overhaul could help repel a hedge fund predator image
....Even the Australian treasurer, Scott Morrison, got in on the act last week when he dismissed Elliott’s initial suggestions about removing BHP from the Australian stock market as “unthinkable”. For good measure he added that taking the “original big Australian” offshore could lead to legal action against executives as it would contravene the terms of the 2001 merger. ...
Ex-RBS boss Fred Goodwin returns to spotlight in £520m court battle image
....For the 58-year-old Scotsman it will be an unwelcome intrusion into a life that now involves playing golf and tinkering with vintage cars in Edinburgh. But for the 9,000 private shareholders and major institutions bringing the legal action, it is a moment they have been working towards for years. ...
Score the best mortgage deals, plus the facts about the pensions triple lock image
....Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed. Buy-to-let millionaire who bans ‘coloured’ people faces legal action. ...
VW emissions: bosses face investigation over claims they misled investors image
.... The company apologised for the scandal and says it is changing its culture and practices. In a separate development on Wednesday, the EU launched legal action against Italy over claims it overlooked attempts by Fiat Chrysler to cheat on diesel emission tests. ...
Buy-to-let millionaire who bans 'coloured' people faces legal action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 02:20:13 PM
. The equality watchdog has begun formal legal action against buy-to-let mogul Fergus Wilson after he told his letting agent to ban “coloured” tenants because they left curry smells in his properties. ...
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell could be pursued by Sir Philip Green for millions image
.... However, the registrar ascribed a nominal value of just £1 to RAL for this asset. Chappell presented documents suggesting he was planning legal action to recoup up to £8. ...
Share sale returns Lloyds to private sector image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:54:38 PM
....The EU also forced the bank to sell 600 branches due to competition rules and £17bn was set aside to fund PPI misselling - the biggest bill for any of the banks caught up in the scandal. "We were the first bank of the big banks to drop legal actions that were dragging paying PPI and I was the first bank to drop that legal action and start addressing s the issue seriously. ...
Uber faces legal threat from union over London licence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:27:11 PM
. Uber has come under further pressure in London after a union threatened legal action if the capital’s transport authority renews the taxi app’s licence without guaranteeing more rights for drivers. ...
'Return to your old job and plan a coming back party' – our work expert responds image
.... The next day the HR manager was fired without being given a reason. There may, of course, be far more to it than this, but if the story is true I should imagine there will be some legal action for unfair dismissal. ...
Fresh warning to holidaymakers about bogus food complaints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:48:18 PM
....The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice to urge visitors to only pursue genuine complaints. It said fake cases could lead to legal action in the UK or Portugal. ...
Noel Edmonds seeks £50m damages for HBOS fraud image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:10:09 PM
....". His lawyer said Mr Edmonds had litigation funding in place should legal action proceed. ...
Uber should lose its licence if it doesn't improve workers' rights, say drivers image
....But Rix admitted that changes to national legislation might be required as local authorities were afraid of a legal challenge against such bylaws. Rix said the union would be lobbying the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, who has close ties to the GMB, but would also consider “alternative options” such as legal action if its demands were not met. ...
Giant rabbit owners seek United payout: 'This case is about more than one rabbit' image
....A United Airlines spokesman said on Monday the beleaguered airline had reached a satisfactory resolution with the British breeder of Simon, a giant rabbit that died after flying from the UK to Chicago. The airline declined to comment on a threat of legal action from the owners of Simon the rabbit, a group of businessmen who live in Iowa. ...
Record number of UK care homes declared insolvent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 06:25:50 AM
.... The Competition and Markets Authority is studying how the market works and whether there are grounds for consumer enforcement action. The regulator has the power to make recommendations to the government and the industry about necessary changes and can also threaten businesses with legal action if they are deemed to have breached consumer laws or engaged in unfair commercial practices. ...
Could my meetings with the HR manager have led to their dismissal? image
....The next day the HR manager was fired, apparently without being given a reason. There may, of course, be far more to it than this, but if the story is true I should imagine there will be some legal action for unfair dismissal. ...
Retail Acquisitions, which bought BHS for £1, heads for liquidation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 12:17:13 PM
.... A high-profile parliamentary investigation into its demise concluded that the company had been systematically plundered by its owners and accused Chappell of having “his fingers in the till”. The Pensions Regulator is also understood to be seeking as much as £17m via legal action against Chappell and Retail Acquisitions (RAL) in relation to the pension deficit. ...
Still got a paper fiver in your wallet? Well you should spend it now! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 06:00:22 AM
.... It is the notes featuring Fry that are now being phased out. The man behind the vegan protests against traces of animal fat found in the polymer £5 note – and which will also be in the new £10 note – says he is preparing to take legal action against the Bank of England, writes Patrick Collinson. ...
Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:54:04 PM
....They say that two of their lawmakers who were part of the group which led the inquiry were not associated in drafting the document. Last month, activists in Niger started legal action into the deal, saying they feared the parliamentary investigation would lead to a whitewash. ...
Qualcomm says Apple withholding royalty payments amid legal row image
....". Apple's legal action in January followed a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission, a US regulator, alleging Qualcomm had used "anticompetitive practices" to maintain a monopoly over key technology. ...
HS2 is on its way but bid troubles and snap election could still derail project image
....Last week, a Commons select committee was told that a whistleblower’s intervention had led to the overturning of a £170m HS2 contract award to CH2M, the engineering consultancy which has had executives seconded, then hired, to run HS2 Ltd itself. Rival bidder Mace had threatened legal action over conflicts within the bid team at CH2M, which was aided by HS2’s former chief of staff. ...
GM says Venezuelan car plant is seized by government image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:46:00 AM
....GM said its Venezolana plant in the city of Valencia had been "unexpectedly taken by the public authorities". The US car giant said it would "take all legal actions" to defend its interests. ...
Care homes charging for rooms after residents die, watchdog finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 01:09:18 PM
....It is conducting a wider study into how the market works, but also whether there are grounds for consumer enforcement action. The regulator has the power to make recommendations to the government and the industry about changes that need to be madeand can also threaten businesses with legal action if they are deemed to have breached consumer laws or engaged in unfair commercial practices. ...
Here’s how to civilise Uber, and make the other ‘death stars’ work for us too | Deborah Orr image
.... Executive haemorrhage is by no means the company’s only problem. Among many other difficulties is the legal action Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is pursuing, following allegations that one of their former executives stole the research details of their self-driving technology arm, Waymo, and took them to Uber. ...
BA pilot who feared toxic cockpit air died of overdose, inquest told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 02:29:28 PM
....Westgate’s mother, Judy, said her son’s illness seemed to have baffled doctors, and she accused the airline industry of “denying responsibility”. The family was considering legal action. ...
How Uber conquers a city in seven steps image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 03:19:57 PM
....Uber has also fought hard against giving drivers, who are categorized as contractors, employment rights such as minimum wage, holiday and sick pay. This has triggered protests and legal action across the US and Europe. ...
'Punk' beer maker BrewDog sells 22% of firm to private equity house image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 01:40:17 PM
.... @brewdog is now 22 per cent owned by a major private equity firm. The brewer has also recently battled allegations of behaving just like the big businesses it claims to scorn, after the Guardian revealed that it threatened legal action against two small businesses it said were infringing its trademarks. ...
Advertising fail image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 01:57:06 PM
.... . It received a warning and the threat of legal action from the Vatican for a "totally unacceptable" image of Pope Benedict XVI kissing an Egyptian imam, and subsequently withdrew the ad. ...
Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle in China image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:22:55 AM
....Huawei's victory was tempered, however, by news that it could face a sales ban in the UK. Huawei launched the legal action against Samsung last May and has subsequently followed with other claims filed in its home city of Shenzhen and California, covering more than 10 patents. ...
Deliveroo accused of 'creating vocabulary' to avoid calling couriers employees image
....”. The dos and don’ts document has emerged as several groups of gig-economy workers take legal action claiming the status of employees or workers, with more employment rights than self-employed contractors. ...
MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 05:30:12 AM
.... The watchdog should be able to publicly report on any failings of a board or its individual members. “If companies fail to engage with the FRC, the committee recommends the FRC be given authority to initiate legal action,” said the MPs’ report. ...
BrewDog threatened lawsuit against plan for bar with 'punk' in name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:38:11 PM
. BrewDog threatened legal action to prevent a bar from using the term “punk” in its name, it has emerged, a day after the brewer blamed “trigger-happy” lawyers for a similar dispute that sparked a social media backlash. ...
Deliveroo riders plan legal action over employment rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 04:37:56 PM
. A group of Deliveroo couriers is planning legal action against the food delivery firm to claim better employment rights including the minimum wage, sick pay and holiday. ...
BrewDog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:04:26 PM
. BrewDog, the self-described “punk” beer company, has backed down in a row over the name of a family-run pub, blaming “trigger-happy” lawyers for the legal action. ...
BrewDog accused of hypocrisy after forcing pub to change name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 04:42:58 PM
. BrewDog, the craft beer company that prides itself on a “punk” ethos, has been accused of acting like “just another multinational corporate machine” after forcing a family-run pub to change its name or face legal action. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
.... She started an online petition calling on the firm to reimburse victims. She swiftly received a call from the company, threatening her with legal action for using their logo in the petition. ...
Sir Philip Green 'could get £15m refund from £363m BHS payout' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 06:30:06 AM
.... MPs later voted in favour of stripping Green of his knighthood during a heated debate about his honour. The Pensions Regulator started legal action against Green last year in an attempt to force him to contribute cash to the pension scheme. ...
Thousands join UK legal case against VW over emissions scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:27:25 AM
....More than 35,000 motorists have joined a class action lawsuit against VW in England and Wales over the emissions scandal. The size of the group is increasing at the rate of 500 drivers a day and lawyers are confident the legal action will eventually involve about 100,000 owners of VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat cars. ...
Russia denies Yahoo hack involvement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:50:43 PM
....Yahoo's 2014 breach affected 500 million user accounts. "As we have said repeatedly, there can be absolutely no question of any official involvement by any Russian agency, including the FSB [intelligence agency], in any illegal actions in cyberspace," said spokesman Dmitry Peskov. ...
Rail strikes begin on Southern, Merseyrail and Northern networks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:23:26 AM
....“On modern trains the doors are most appropriately operated by the driver,” he said. Last week Merseyrail launched legal action in an attempt to block the strike, arguing that the decision to order new trains with doors operated by the drivers rested with council leaders, but this was rejected by the courts. ...
Rail strikes hit passengers in north of England as Southern dispute spreads image
.... It has promised to redeploy all staff as it creates 60 onboard customer service roles. Courts rejected legal action by Merseyrail to stop the strike last week. ...
Why are Britain’s new homes built so badly? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 07:00:27 AM
....Where a defect arises, the homeowner is not obliged to prove the fault and the builder is presumed to be responsible. Homeowners can bring legal action against the developer for up to 30 years if the property does notmeet the specification in the sale contract. ...
Jack Monroe wins Katie Hopkins libel tweet case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 03:35:05 PM
.... . "But the fact remains that if comments cause serious harm, legal action is likely to follow. ...
DPD and Parcelforce face MPs' questions over working conditions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:58:20 PM
.... Five cyclists, motorcyclists and van drivers carrying emergency blood supplies to hospitals and samples to laboratories launched a claim against the Doctors Laboratory challenging their self-employed status, in the first gig economy test case to hit the healthcare sector. More than 20 van drivers working for DX, an Aim-listed courier firm which works for Amazon, the US embassy and dozens of other clients, began legal action questioning their employment status. ...
Blood couriers launch case challenging self-employed status image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 05:19:22 PM
....”. Also on Tuesday, more than 20 van drivers working for DX, an Aim-listed courier firm which works for Amazon, the US embassy and dozens of other clients, kicked off legal action questioning their self-employed status. ...
Topshop owner to double contributions to plug pension deficit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 03:28:55 PM
....The Pensions Regulator is continuing with legal proceedings against Chappell and his company Retail Acquisitions. Chappell has pledged to fight the legal action, which is designed to force him to pay as much a £17m into the failed retailer’s pension scheme. ...

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