CJEU rules on annual leave remuneration…. and it makes sense


The recent judgement of Lock v British Gas (published on the 22nd of May) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has been received with mixed feelings by employers (or more precisely, their lawyers) and the unions.


From Belgium again, a threat to the football compensation system


I read in the blog of Asser International Sports Law about the case of Mohamed Dahmane and his former club Racing Genk (here).


Will Greg Dyke’s football league restructure fall foul of the law?


The Football Association (FA) has published its awaited report on the lack English players at the top end of English football.

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Distressing times


On 6 April 2014 the ancient common law remedy of distress was abolished by the implementation of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.  Distress provided landlords with a quick and cheap self-help remedy to recover unpaid rent.


Legal aid cuts hit even our most prominent

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On Thursday April 10th, 2014 Nigel Evans, MP was cleared by the Crown Court in Preston on nine charges of sexual assault and no doubt, he emerged a very happy man but clearly, once he had overcome the sense of relief, he looked at his legal bill and

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Social Media and the Law – Guest Post from Cartwright King


In the digital world posting messages on social media platforms such as twitter and Facebook, even if they are private and not publicly visible, could land you in more than just your peers’ bad books.

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Payment of rent in administration


Most retailers operate from leases rather than freehold property.  This enables working capital to be released and invested in the business.

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Lessons learnt from the University Business Challenge


In today’s world, extra-curriculum activities are becoming ever more crucial. The importance to distinguish ourselves from the legions of possible candidates is paramount to our success.

The construction workers' union UCATT was formed in 1971

The Shrewsbury 24 and secrecy in courts


For decades, street corners and cafés in our cities and towns were full of casual day-labourers waiting for builders to ask them to work. After a full day’s work, they were paid a cash lump sum.

Competition winners Isabel Baylis and Sophia Baig enjoying late night mediation prep snacks

Nottingham Law School Wins The Worshipful Company Of Arbitrators UK Mediation Skills Competition 2014!


About The Competition
The aim of commercial mediation is to reach a settlement between two businesses where the contractual relationship has broken down but they are trying to avoid court.

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