Travel companies' liability for damages for supply of contaminated foods
Travel companies will be interested to read the recent Court of Appeal case of Wood & Wood V Tui Travel plc trading as First Choice (“First Choice”) (2017) where the court found that Mr & Mrs Woods could recover damages for acute gastroenteritis suffered by them whilst on holiday.
Employment Law Case Update: Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd  EWCA Civ 22
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd it was held that an employee was guilty of gross misconduct where he had failed to ensure that a key company procedure concerning staff engagement was properly carried out.
Last Thursday Boyes Turner co-hosted a webinar with the British Hospitality Association. John Guthrie, Employment Policy Adviser to the British Hospitality Association and Helen Goss, Employment partner at Boyes Turner, discussed the key issues facing the Leisure & Hospitality industry in 2017.
JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 – a guide to the key changes
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) is releasing a new suite of 2016 edition contracts. The new Design and Build Contract was launched on 23 September 2016. The contract incorporates a number of key changes with which contracting parties should make themselves familiar.
CGT and joint ventures, collaborations, sales agreements and options
Care needs to be taken when agreement is entered into with other land owners where the proceeds of sale are divided in accordance with their property holdings. This could be by way of a collaboration agreement, promotion agreement or otherwise.
This week the Modern Families Index 2017 reported that 47% of millennial fathers want to downshift into a less stressful job because they can’t balance the demands of work and family life and 38% of millennial fathers would be willing to take a pay cut to achieve a better work-life balance.