The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“the Act”) comes into force on 1 October 2015. The Act sets out a framework that consolidates in one place key consumer rights covering contracts for goods, services, digital content and the law relating to unfair terms in consumer contracts.
AFD Software Limited v ZIP Address Ltd  is a cautionary tale from the Chancery Division in which the judge's assessment of what was said during a sales call left the claimant software supplier with £12million less than it was seeking.
Adjudication - failure to raise jurisdictional challenges during adjudication
The recent case of CSK Electrical Contractors Ltd v Kingwood Electrical Services Ltd  contains a useful reminder of some basic principles for challenging the enforcement of an adjudicator's decision (or what not to do in this case).
Trusts of Land Acts Applications – not Redistributive Justice
The Court of appeal’s judgment in the recent case of Graham-York v York (2015) delivered a firm reminder that the purpose of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (“TLATA”) was not to provide “redistributive justice”.
The coalition has been pressing ahead with changes in the family friendly legislative arena. Next month sees a number of changes being brought in – the ‘biggest’ being shared parental leave. However, what other changes should employers expect next month?