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TUPE: are subsequent events relevant to whether a task was intended to be of “shortterm duration”?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held that when considering whether a transferor “intends” that services will be carried out by a transferee


Twitter found to be unsuitable means of communicating FOIA request
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2015

The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) (the Tribunal) has held that a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 made via Twitter is not


Woodland v Maxwell
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2015

This is the liability decision following on from the 2013 decision of the Supreme Court which held that Essex County Council would be liable for any


Upper Tribunal holds VAT incurred by University on fund management fees to be recoverable
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2015

On 9 June 2015, the Upper Tribunal (in HMRC v University of Cambridge) held that VAT on fees paid by Cambridge University to the investment managers


The 91 year-old activist and the angry neighbour: the Supreme Court considers the limits on police retaining personal data
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

In a decision handed down last week, the Supreme Court has decided that the police were entitled to retain personal data regarding a 91 year-old


Highways Act: McCabe v Cheshire West and Chester Council 2014
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2014

The court dismissed the claimant's claim for damages for injuries incurred as a result of him falling down a flight of steps on a public footpath


Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary


Tribunal bars HMRC from taking further part in appeal BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2014

In BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC the FTT found that HMRC had failed to comply with an "unless" order under Rule 8(3) of the


Tribunal bars HMRC from taking further part in appeal
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2014

In BPP University College of Professional Studies v HMRC the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (FTT) found that HMRC had failed to comply with an


Supreme Court considers 'commercial purposes' exception to state immunity
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2012

A Supreme Court decision concerning the scope of a government's immunity from execution of a judgment under the State Immunity Act 1978 has confirmed that, when determining whether to apply the 'commercial purposes' exception to state immunity, the origin of the property against which execution is sought is irrelevant, even if it is commercial