28th January 2016
Within this edition of Mundays Business update you will find articles that will set out some of the legal changes expected in 2016 and recent developments that UK businesses need to prepare for in the coming year.
Register of persons with significant control in force from 6 April
We provide an overview of the new public register of persons with significant control over companies that UK companies will be required to maintain from April 2016. Further details available in our update.
What's happening in Employment Law in 2016
We look at the upcoming and potential changes in Employment Law in 2016. Full article available here.
Break clauses and refund of rent: Supreme Court provides landmark decision
The Supreme Court considers whether a tenant is entitled to a refund of rent if the break date is between rent payment dates. To read the full article click here.
Interim report by Lord Justice Briggs finds pressing need for online court system
In an interim report published on 12 January 2016, Lord Justice Briggs sets out his recommendation for a new ‘Online Court’ for all claims with a value less than £25,000. More information can be found here.
Private Wealth: 2016 Update
There have been a number of announcements regarding recent and upcoming changes that will affect tax and succession planning. Some of the changes worth noting are listed in the full article.
Sophie Banks looks at a recent case where an employee provided false information in a reference, including the name of a Star Wars character as a referee
Andrew Knorpel explains it is important to keep appropriate safeguards in place to maintain your reputation
Rachel Lemon explores the option of a “no deal” divorce and negotiating a financial settlement in Mediation