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5 May 2016 Notification Injunctions – I have to tell you first

In Mark Alan Holyoake & other v Nicholas Anthony Candy & 5 Ors [2016] EWHC, the court granted a notification injunction requiring the defendants to notify the claimants before disposing or dealing with their assets.

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5 May 2016 NA v Nottinghamshire County Council – Supreme Court date confirmed

The Supreme Court has confirmed that the appeal in NA v Nottinghamshire County Council will be heard on 8 and 9 February 2017.

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5 May 2016 NA binds post Children Act 1989 foster placements

The High Court recently delivered judgment in SN & VN v London Borough of Brent & VK & AK. The claimants alleged abuse by their foster parents, Mr & Mrs K.

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5 May 2016 Trade Union Bill receives royal assent to become Trade Union Act

The new Trade Union Act 2015, due to come into force later this year, introduces a number of changes in relation to strike action.

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4 May 2016 What is regular attendance at school?

There is continued confusion over what level of attendance meets the legal requirement for regular attendance at school.

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3 May 2016 Street trees - amenity value versus highway maintenance

Street trees give a road character and people in urban areas aspire to live on tree lined avenues because of the ambience that they give to the neighbourhood.

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3 May 2016 Regular voluntary overtime should be considered 'normal' when calculating holiday pay

The Employment Tribunal has, in a recent decision (White & Others v Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council[2016]), ruled that where voluntary overtime is…

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27 April 2016 A reminder from the High Court to consider using neutral experts in complex patent disputes

In an unusual post-settlement judgment in Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA v Petroleum Geo-Services ASA and others, Mr Justice Birss took the opportunity to…

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27 April 2016 NAO gives view on the government’s progress on devolution

The momentum of the devolution revolution seems to have slowed. Local authorities have been left hanging on, tantalisingly close to a deal…

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26 April 2016 Relationships key to devolution success

With the majority of central government sitting behind the Treasury when it comes to buying into the devolution agenda, what will the long term relationship between central and local government look like?

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