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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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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. ...
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. ...

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