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Free favour costs friend £265,000
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2017

An architect and project manager has been sued for damages of £265,000 on a job that they did free of charge. In the case of Lejonvarn v Burgess, Mr


Getting to the root of tree-related damage and injury claims
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

The question of whether trees should be inspected more frequently than every three years was recently considered by the court after a tree fell on a


Supreme Court rules equal pension rights for same sex spouses and civil partners
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

The Supreme Court has handed down an important decision in Walker v Innospec Limited which may require schemes to take immediate action in relation to


Death in the digital age - what happens to your digital assets when you’re gone
  • Pitmans Law
  • Global
  • July 12 2017

Facebook accounts, online photo sharing websites and online gaming accounts are some of the digital assets that form part of our daily lives. On death


NHS employee excused of repaying £30,000 in pension scheme overpayments
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2017

In 2013 the NHS identified than an employee, Mrs S, had been overpaid £31,529 in pensions benefits over 10 years as her state benefits, which would


Do not underestimate the power of the narrative!
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2017

Employers should now be compiling their gender pay gap statistics for reporting in April 2018. We recommend that when doing so you make use of the


Pensions Regulator follows through on promise to penalise non-compliance
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2017

New data published by the Pensions Regulator (tPR) at the beginning of July shows that trustees of pension schemes who fail in their basic duties can


Resolution of the FDR scheme pensions increases dispute protects pensioners’ pockets
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2017

An amendment to FDR’s scheme in 1991 changed the way pensions increases were calculated from 3 compound to 5 LPI, effective for members in service


Combustible cladding - why all hospitality businesses should learn from the Grenfell Tower tragedy
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

It’s not just landlords of high rise council tower blocks who should be concerned about the presence of combustible cladding on their buildings. Any


Get your pay the right way
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2017

The courts have long-encouraged early engagement and clear communication between businesses, creditors and their debtors as a way of settling debts