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A problem with Form 6A Section 21 Notice

15/09/2017

Following our previous blog on common mistakes made when serving a Section 21 Notice, we have come across a further mistake which is frequently being made on the Form 6a Section 21 Notices.

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Ruling highlights pitfalls for landlords opposing renewal of business tenancy so they can carry out substantial works

13/09/2017

Landlords proposing to oppose a business tenant’s renewal of their lease because they intend to do substantial works on the premises, should ensure their motive for doing the work does not contradict their claim that they genuinely intend to carry out the works; that they do not count works they could do under a power of entry when considering whether their intended works are substantial; and that they will carry out the works within a reasonable period after termination rather than much later - or risk the tenant being entitled to renew.

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Suspending an employee pending investigations was not a ‘neutral act’, and amounted to constructive dismissal

08/09/2017

Employers should not suspend employees as a first reaction to a potential disciplinary matter, and only after an appropriate initial investigation, and after the employee is given opportunity to respond to the allegations - particularly where the employee’s job is vocational, a recent ruling makes clear.

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Employers review employment contracts as new data protection law looms

20/09/2017

Employers should be identifying and preparing to implement necessary changes to their employment contracts ahead of the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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