With MIPIM 2017 approaching fast, Pitmans real estate team is preparing for another successful event. We’re looking forward to meeting new contacts and catching up with familiar faces!Read article
Pitmans has acted for Oceanair Limited on their sale to Dometic who are headquartered in Solna, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm and NASDAQ stock markets.
From disqualification to prison, directors face an ever increasing range of liabilities.
A court in Scotland has applied ‘presumption of regularity’, closing the Barber window, to rule that normal retirement ages in four pension schemes were validly equalised at 65 for men and women in 1993/94, despite no evident amending deeds.
Though not widely known, there are many opportunities offered to new businesses to support them with the growth of their innovations. Innovate UK are currently running funding competitions for local businesses and research organisations.
1 April 2017 will see the next revaluation of business rates, the tax paid by businesses occupying commercial property. The deadline for rating appeals in relation to the 2010 rateable value is March 31, 2017, so you should act now if you wish to challenge your existing rates prior to this revaluation.
A surviving partner has successfully challenged a ruling she was not automatically entitled to her late partner’s pension. Previously, cohabiting couples wanting their partner to receive their public sector pension after their death had to complete a nomination form. This was an obstacle not faced by married couples or those in civil partnerships.
Pitmans raised a total of £8,629.78 for our chosen charities in 2016.
Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 was created in response to Lord Justice Leveson’s report on press regulation and aims to bring fairness into the press regulation system by supporting members of the public and smaller publishers in proceeding with the often costly process.
What should employers be looking out for in 2017? We have compiled the fundamental issues and laws that you need to be aware of.
This morning the Supreme Court released its judgment in the case of R (on the application of Miller and Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and associated references.
Our round-up of the most significant cases in employment law in 2016.
Claire Anderson, Pitmans employment director, reviews the key findings from the report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).