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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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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. ...
Nick Candy accused of being secret partner in brother's property group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:48:12 PM
....Christian also admitted hiring a private detective to look into the affairs of Holyoake. The same man had previously posed as a member of the Saudi royal family as part of a bid to seek information on a banker, Geoffrey Logue, who launched legal action against the Candys over the fittings in his apartment at their One Hyde Park development. ...
Dominic Chappell to fight legal action forcing him to pay BHS pensions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:44:02 PM
. Dominic Chappell, the last owner of BHS, has pledged to fight legal action by the Pensions Regulator designed to force him to pay millions of pounds into the failed retailer’s pension scheme, saying the black hole in the scheme was not his fault. ...
Green Investment Bank: rival bidder launches legal challenge to sale image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:01:01 AM
....”. SDCL said it had resorted to the legal action after being given the brush-off by government and had “raised its concerns with the parties responsible for the process in the government since the final phase of the auction in September 2016”. ...
Christian Candy 'was hellbent on destroying' former friend's family image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:32:23 PM
....“The threats made by Christian had and continue to have a very real impact on our lives … for a period whilst I was pregnant in 2012, I started to sleep in the same room as my (then) two children at night to ensure that they were safe,” Holyoake said in her statement. “I remain very concerned about my children’s safety because of the legal action Mark has taken against Nick and Christian. ...
Philip Green agrees to pay £363m into BHS pension fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:42:06 PM
.... He lost his temper on TV when approached in a Greek port by journalists and protesters fixed a “BHS Destroyer” banner to the yacht in harbour. The pension settlement comes after the Pensions Regulator started legal action against Green last year in an attempt to force him to contribute cash to the pension scheme. ...
City watchdog sounds alarm bells over hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 03:06:00 PM
.... Bailey has previously told the committee that 5,476 UK-registered firms hold at least one passport to do business in another EU or EEA member state while just over 8,000 companies authorised in other EU states use these rules to do business in the UK. There was a risk, he said, that firms could end up without the correct permissions to sell products or find themselves vulnerable to legal action if they were not able to meet pledges to provide services to customers. ...
Royal Bank of Scotland losses more than treble to £7bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:32:39 AM
.... It is the ninth year in a row RBS has failed to make a profit. The loss came as the bank set aside more money to deal with legal action in the US and its abandoned attempt to spin off its Williams & Glyn business. ...
Faulty tumble dryers: More than 40,000 sign recall petition image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 11:51:57 AM
....But consumer group Which? is demanding that all the machines are recalled, with customers being given a refund. It has started legal action against Trading Standards in Peterborough, which has backed Whirlpool's decision not to order a recall. ...
Government urged to stop property tax hikes for 1,249 NHS hospitals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 06:37:31 PM
.... The trusts are being represented by Bilfinger GVA, a property consultancy. Although their request was rejected, they are now understood to be considering legal action in what could become a major test case. ...
Spinal Tap creators aim to 'go to 11' with $400m lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 09:11:21 AM
....25m, was released in 1984 and became a global cult classic. Vivendi acquired the rights to Spinal Tap in 1989, and Shearer’s legal action claims it began a “concerted and fraudulent campaign to hide, or grossly under-report, the film’s revenues in order to avoid its profit participation obligations”. ...
We have the laws for a fairer gig economy, we just need to enforce them image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 12:11:25 PM
....But to be successful these businesses are exploiting both the vulnerability of workers and the failure to enforce existing employment law properly. It has taken sustained campaigning and lengthy legal action, led by the new Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) along with the GMB and Unite, to slow down what looked like an unstoppable erosion of employment rights. ...
Ticket resale sites could face legal curbs as part of push to beat touts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
....Proposed amendments to the digital economy bill also include other measures aimed at some of the more controversial methods employed by ticket touts. They include prison terms of up to a year for the use of bot software to harvest tickets – a measure proposed by Conservative MP Nigel Adams – and a provision allowing promoters to take legal action against touts. ...
Southern rail deal with union fragile as drivers plan to vote against image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 01:20:20 PM
....Campaigners also expressed dismay, saying the plans for driver-only trains would make travel increasingly difficult for passengers with disabilities. Emily Yates, of the Association of British Commuters, which is taking legal action against the government over its handling of GTR’s franchise, said the deal was “extremely bad news for accessibility”. ...
Skoda ‘writes off’ my six-year-old £20,000 car when it suffers a common fault image
....Fighting for a fair resolution has become a nightmare. After many conversations, letters etc, and the threat of legal action, Skoda has offered to pay half the engine cost but still expects me to stump up £4,100. ...
G4S to limit filming asylum seekers in their homes without consent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 06:13:26 PM
....”. The change came after Asirt, a Birmingham-based advocacy group for asylum seekers, said it was considering legal action against G4S on the grounds that use of the cameras flouts the right to private life in the home under article 8 of the European convention on human rights. ...
G4S filmed asylum seekers in their own homes without consent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 03:24:00 PM
.... The Information Commissioner’s Office has raised concerns with G4S after being alerted by the Guardian. Asirt, a Birmingham-based advocacy group for asylum seekers, is considering taking legal action against G4S on the grounds that use of the cameras flouts the right to private life in the home under article 8 of the European convention on human rights. ...
Rolls-Royce lobbied ministers to weaken anti-bribery proposals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 06:19:54 PM
....The then Labour government subsequently diluted the anti-bribery proposals. That decision was challenged in a legal action brought by the anti-corruption campaign group Corner House. ...
Fiat emissions probe: UK seeks details from US regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 08:35:23 AM
...."It has to do with how exemptions from the defeat device regulations are interpreted in Europe and in the US, and so it could have been just more ignorance on the part of the Fiat Chrysler people who were calibrating this engine," he said. The UK is facing legal action by the European Union over the Volkswagen emissions scandal. ...
Transport trouble ahead as air, rail and tube strikes loom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:08:52 PM
....”. But the prospect of talks appears to have receded, after GTR announced on Wednesday it was again pursuing legal action against Aslef to halt the strikes, going to the supreme court after losing a court case and an appeal last year. ...
Southern rail conductors' strike to compound drivers' walkout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:12:01 PM
....The prospect of talks appears to have receded as relations between the train operator and unions worsen. GTR announced on Wednesday it was again pursuing legal action against Aslef to halt the strikes, going to the supreme court after losing a court case and an appeal last year. ...
Southern rail operator appeals to supreme court to block drivers' strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 06:39:35 PM
....Last month, the high court rejected an argument from GTR that industrial action would breach customers’ rights. Aslef described last month’s legal action as a waste of taxpayers’, shareholders’ and passengers’ money. ...
Dieselgate: UK motorists file class-action suit against VW image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 09:26:28 AM
....Damon Parker, the head of litigation at Harcus Sinclair, told the Daily Mail claimants were “angry and believe that VW might get away with it”. “They feel that they have been left with no choice but to take legal action. ...
VW chiefs 'hushed up emission cheating' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 08:05:24 AM
.... . The legal action is aimed at securing compensation for people who own or have previously owned one of the vehicles. ...
Diesel cars are 10 times more toxic than trucks and buses, data shows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 06:01:10 AM
.... It will also be put forward for discussion by the European commission on 17 January in Brussels, but the ICCT said it faces resistance from some vehicle manufacturers and EU member states. In December, the European commission started legal action against the UK and six other EU states for failing to act against car emissions cheating in the wake of the dieselgate scandal. ...
Fracking at Preston New Road: Cuadrilla's work begins for shale gas extraction image
....Cuadrilla said in a statement: "Whilst we are respectful of the democratic right of the two parties who have issued statutory challenges. this legal action does not prevent us from continuing with our planned operations". ...
Alibaba cracks down on counterfeiters on their platform image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 01:16:26 AM
....Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has sued two vendors for selling counterfeit goods, weeks after being blacklisted by a US industry watchdog. It's the first time the firm has taken legal action against counterfeiters. ...
Philip Green demands Dominic Chappell pays into BHS pension deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 03:16:29 PM
.... It is understood to be seeking around £350m from Green and as much as £17m from Chappell. However, a source close to the situation confirmed that negotiations have taken place between Green and the regulator since it initiated legal action in November. ...
Hotpoint and Indesit tumble dryer fires prompt legal move image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:02:10 AM
.... "We believe that the way Whirlpool has handled the tumble dryer safety issue is absolutely appalling and to add insult to injury Peterborough Trading Standards has failed to do its duty to protect consumers," said Alex Neill, of Which?. "We have decided to step in and take legal action because we want Peterborough Trading Standards to properly protect Whirlpool customers and carry out its role as an enforcer of product safety laws. ...
Consumer group challenges Peterborough over potentially dangerous tumble dryers image
.... The judicial review will ask the high court to assess whether Peterborough Trading Standards’ handling of the case since the London Fire Brigade’s report has been lawful. “We believe that the way Whirlpool has handled the tumble dryer safety issue is absolutely appalling and to add insult to injury Peterborough Trading Standards has failed to do its duty to protect consumers” said Alex Neill, managing director of home and legal services at Which? “We have decided to step in and take legal action because we want Peterborough Trading Standards to properly protect Whirlpool customers and carry out its role as an enforcer of product safety laws. ...
Adani coalmine 'covertly funded' by World Bank, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 05:33:56 AM
....Another 11 of the biggest international lenders to coal projects – Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citi, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole – have ruled out funding Carmichael. The mine is expected to create more annual carbon emissions than New York City and is being fiercely resisted through legal action by traditional owners, whose opposition could prove the decisive hurdle for Adani gaining finance to deliver the project. ...
Uber halts California self-driving cars test image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:02:32 AM
....Passengers had recently been given the option of a booking a self-driving vehicle. But authorities had threatened legal action if Uber did not obtain a special permit to test the cars. ...
Nokia sues Apple in patent dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 08:10:05 PM
....The claims cover patents for displays, user interfaces, software, antennas, chipsets and video coding. On Tuesday, Apple started legal action against Acacia Research and Conversant Intellectual Property Management, alleging they had conspired with Nokia to extort money from Apple. ...
Gangmasters agree to pay more than £1m to settle modern slavery claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 10:00:00 AM
.... He plans to use his share of the compensation award to set up his own car valeting business. The legal action was led for the Lithuanians by solicitors Leigh Day on a mixed basis of no-win, no-fee and legal aid. ...
European commission guilty of 'negligence' over diesel defeat devices, says draft report image
....”. The commission recently began legal action against several countries, including the UK, for failing to set up penalty systems to deter violations of emissions law in a move that won the current industry commissioner, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, grudging respect from Green MEPs. ...
We’re £15,500 out of pocket after a Lloyds blunder over house sale image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 07:00:44 AM
.... We have only the clothes we stand up in, are running out of money as you can imagine due the unexpected extra costs, and are at a loss as to what to do. The solicitors for the receiver have threatened legal action against Lloyds. ...
Uber told to stop self-driving in California image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 09:08:20 AM
.... Ride-sharing firm Uber has been told to stop offering passengers self-driving cars in San Francisco, hours after it launched the service. California regulators warned the company it had to stop immediately and get a state permit - or face legal action. ...
Southern rail strike: Acas talks to take place on Wednesday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 05:35:45 PM
....”. GTR had continued to take legal action against Aslef until Monday afternoon, when the court of appeal again dismissed the company’s attempt to win an injunction to stop the strike. ...
VW 'dieselgate' payout offer outrageously low, says Sadiq Khan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 06:33:07 PM
....He suggested compensation could fund a national diesel scrappage scheme but more pressingly wants the government to use its regulatory powers to remove affected vehicles from the streets. His intervention, which follows a letter sent to VW bosses demanding compensation for Londoners, comes days after the European commission began legal action against the UK and six other EU countries for failing to act against car emissions cheating. ...
UK firms 'face more, not less, red tape if Britain exits customs union' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 02:30:58 PM
....Maugham argues that the European council and the European commission may have breached EU law on the grounds that if article 50 cannot be revoked then the government will be forced to accept whatever Brexit deal the EU offers. As an EU nation needs to be named in the legal action, the case will be heard in Ireland’s high court but is likely to be referred to European courts. ...
Dieselgate: EC begins legal action against UK and other EU nations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 12:24:18 PM
. The European commission has started legal action against the UK and six other EU states for failing to act against car emissions cheating in the wake of the “dieselgate” scandal. ...
Michael Jordan wins trademark case in China's top court image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:55:02 AM
....". The basketball star first started legal action against Qiaodan Sports in 2012. ...
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Southern rail strike: Grayling offers to meet RMT union for talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 06:00:04 AM
....“If passengers can make alternative travel arrangements they should, and if they don’t have to travel they shouldn’t,” Southern said. Southern’s owner, Govia Thameslink Railway, has launched legal action to block Aslef’s strike, and a hearing is due at the high court in London on Wednesday. ...
Iceland Foods hits back at Icelandic government over trademark image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 03:50:02 PM
.... . The country has launched legal action against the chain, claiming it prevents the nation's firms from describing their products as Icelandic. ...
BHS placed into liquidation after pressure from biggest creditor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 05:20:38 PM
....The administrators’ duties include scrutinising the actions of BHS’s former directors. However it is understood that, seven months on from BHS’s collapse, this investigatory work, which would provide the basis for any legal action to recover funds, is not yet at an advanced stage. ...
Duran Duran 'shocked' after losing legal copyright battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 11:25:33 AM
...."I know that other artists in similar positions will be as outraged and saddened as we are," he added. Le Bon and Rhodes were both involved in the legal action, as were Roger Taylor, John Taylor and former member Andrew Taylor. ...
Asos accused of underpaying new warehouse staff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:29:02 PM
.... It’s time they treated their workers with the respect they deserve. “GMB will be considering the possibility of legal action against Asos and Transline in any instances where we find members being issued with defective contracts. ...
Southern rail operator launches legal action in attempt to stop strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:16:51 PM
. The operator of Southern rail has launched legal action in an attempt to stop industrial action by the drivers of its trains. ...
Iceland v Iceland: retailer to visit Reykjavik to thaw trademark row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 02:06:11 PM
. The frozen food retailer Iceland is sending a “high-level delegation” to Reykjavik this week in an attempt to thaw relations with the Icelandic government after it launched legal action against the chain over the use of its name. ...
Government promises to stamp out abuses of new-build ground rent scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 07:00:42 AM
....”. However, conveyancing solicitors who enabled the purchase of a leasehold property without highlighting onerous ground rent clauses are now facing a raft of legal actions from furious buyers. ...
Handcuffed in Waitrose: the innocent man in search of justice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of November 2016 07:00:25 AM
.... At a meeting last week with Thames Valley police, which is still investigating his complaint against the force, Seddon says he was told by a long-serving officer that he had not ever heard of a comparable incident. Seddon is still furious at his treatment at the hand of the store, and is considering legal action. ...
Iceland government challenges retail chain Iceland over name use image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:05:03 PM
. The government of Iceland has launched legal action against its namesake British grocery chain over the use of its name. ...
Iceland launches legal challenge over supermarket name image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:02:56 PM
. The Icelandic government is taking legal action against the supermarket chain Iceland in a trademark dispute over using the name, it has confirmed. ...
Companies House abandons plan to delete 2.5m public records image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:59:54 PM
....”. The question was asked by Martin Docherty-Hughes, the SNP MP for West Dunbartonshire, after discussion with the Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK, which had planned legal action against the government if the proposal went ahead. ...
Vinci shares plunge on publication of fake press release image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 07:43:17 PM
....8. "Vinci denies formally all the information contained in this fake press release and is investigating all legal actions in furtherance thereof," said the firm. ...
Consumers caught out as UK firms furnished with crippling copyright laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:00:02 AM
.... It would be applied retrospectively so that furniture with long-lapsed design rights would receive a new copyright lasting 70 years after the designer’s death. Vitra, along with three other big distributors, had wanted the law change within six months, so threatened legal action – and in November 2015 the IPO announced that replica sales of works of “artistic craftsmanship” would become illegal in 2016. ...
New-build ground rent scandal could spark legal battles image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:01 AM
....Balchin says he seeks compensation from the leaseholder’s conveyancing solicitor based on a surveyor’s valuation of what the property would be worth with and without the onerous ground rent clauses. But he warns that leaseholders need to begin legal action sooner rather than later: “A claim must be brought within six years of exchange of contracts. ...
Rio Tinto sacks senior executives over $10.5m payments linked to Guinea mine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 06:05:25 AM
....“There are no grounds for the termination of my employment. My rights are fully reserved, and I have been left with no option but to take the strongest possible legal action in response,” he said, according to The Australian Financial Review. ...
Whiplash plans to 'cut car insurance premiums by £40' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:02:37 AM
....The government has tried to crack down on fraudulent injury claims before. Under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, so-called "no win, no fee" legal actions were curtailed, and referral fees were banned. ...
Former BHS owner Chappell arrested for 'unpaid tax bill' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 10:08:17 PM
....". HMRC began legal action against Mr Chappell to recover the sums, but he has put Swiss Rock into liquidation, making it more difficult for the tax man to obtain the funds. ...
Pay talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 12:06:06 AM
....They won the case in 2011, and in 2012 the council, who argued that such cases should be heard by expert employment tribunals, was refused permission to appeal against the decision. This is believed to be the biggest legal action in the private sector and could have ramifications for other supermarkets. ...
A minor shunt that brought my credit rating crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 07:00:02 AM
....NatWest, which took more than two months to respond to me about your saga, says an “avoidable internal misunderstanding” caused the third-party insurer to take the legal route. “Unfortunately, over the course of six months, the third party insurers issued no warning to us that they were considering legal action,” says a spokesperson. ...
Deliveroo riders seek to unionise and gain workers' rights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 03:42:10 AM
.... . Dr Moyer-Lee said the legal action being taken by IWGB was challenging the basis of the so-called gig economy. ...

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