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Picking up for Christmas?
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and thoughts will soon be turning to the festive season and the inevitable parade of office Christmas parties. However HR departments, perhaps mindful that Halloween comes first, might have their minds on the spooky concept of vicarious liability. Might one overly merry employee’s fun come at a cost?
Is time up for rogue landlords?
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (“The Ministry of Housing”) introduced a database in April 2018 which allows local authorities to bring banning order offences against serious rogue landlord and property agents. The local authorities are to input the banning orders received by landlords. 
Who dies first? It's a matter of probability
In the recent case of Scarle V Scarle the court had decide who died first in order to be able to determine who would inherit their estate.
Boyes Turner Business Support and Insolvency team acted on Cabana Restaurants administration
The Boyes Turner Business Support and Insolvency team acted on the Cabana Restaurants administration with help from the Commercial Property and Employment teams
Employment Tribunal claims: The judgment will be published!
Since February 2017, judgments of the Employment Tribunal must be published online, and be available to read by the public. Rachael Brenchley and Michael Farrier discuss...
Setting up a Franchise: A Quick Guide for Prospective Franchisors
If you are thinking of setting up a franchise, here is a quick guide through the legal and commercial issues that you should consider...
Education and training the focus for boosting diversity in the tech sector
The Tech sector has long been recognised as male dominated, with a survey by agency Inclusive Boards identifying that only 12.6% of board members in the sector are women, compared to the 30% female representation now achieved by FTSE 100 businesses. The release of GCSE and A-Level results earlier this month have therefore shown some encouraging signs for the future in tackling this gender gap.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
#MeToo empowered people to speak up about inappropriate conduct and sexual harassment - Jessica Clough discusses how this has impacted workplace harassment...
Tenants beware - FRI Leases!
A full repairing and insuring lease (“FRI Lease”) is a Lease which places the responsibility for all costs of repair and insurance of the let Property with the Tenant. 
The Court of Appeal, They Say Yes!... Or Do They?
Back in March of this year I published an article on the recent case of Cowan V Foreman, a case where not only did Mr Justice Mostyn refused Mrs Cowan’s application to bring a claim under the Inheritance Act (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the Act”) out of time, he also (worryingly for estate practitioners) provided obiter comments suggesting that the common practice of parties entering into standstill agreements should cease with immediate effect.

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