Category Archives: Dispute Resolution

Most landlords must register tenants’ deposits by 23 June 2015 - June 3, 2015
The Deregulation Act 2015 was passed into law on 26 March 2015 and it makes significant changes to the law...

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Exclusivity terms unenforceable in zero hours contracts - June 2, 2015
Following the enactment of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, with effect from 26 May 2015 the government...

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FATCA Update – No requirement to file nil returns with HMRC under FATCA - March 23, 2015
In an update to our earlier Briefing Note on FATCA issued in November 2014 (FATCA – Which Financial Institutions...

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Demands for rent and service charge: Don’t forget the landlord’s name and address! - March 11, 2015
When it comes to issuing demands for rent and service charge to tenants of residential property, there are a number...

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Limits on tribunal awards and statutory payments to increase from April 2015 - February 24, 2015
Tribunal compensation limits will increase on 6 April 2015 under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2015.

Government announces increase in the bankruptcy petition threshold from £750 to £5,000 - February 6, 2015
On 15 January 2015, the Government announced that, with effect from 1 October 2015, it would be increasing the threshold...

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Employment law and the work Christmas party - December 16, 2014
Whilst work Christmas parties can be a great exercise in team bonding, employers would be well advised to take a moment...

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Section 21 Notices – Update - September 5, 2014
The Supreme Court has refused to grant permission to appeal to the tenant in Spencer v Taylor EWCA Civ...

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Distressed about the recovery of commercial rent arrears? - August 8, 2014
The ancient common law remedy of distress (now abolished in respect of commercial premises) was a ‘self-help’ remedy allowing landlords...

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Follow @RooksRider on Twitter - August 5, 2014
Rooks Rider Solicitors is now on Twitter! Follow @RooksRider and keep abreast of latest news and industry alerts...

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