It can be a difficult situation when an employee is affected by a new illness or injury and this is having an impact on that employee’s ability to be at work or perform their job. There are not only immediate obligations on employers where an employee is affected (such as site safety), but also wider… Read More.

In November 2019, the main form that lawyers and real estate agents use for sale and purchase of property changed. The new form incorporates changes in case law, technological changes and better reflects real world practices. The changes we consider most likely to affect clients buying or selling are as follows: Chattels and warranties Under… Read More.

Regulations came into effect on 4 April 2018 which directly affect landlords of commercial premises. This article sets out the background and explains your obligations as a landlord. What is the problem? For many years, asbestos was a well regarded building material. It was strong, durable, fire resistant and water resistant. A few products that… Read More.

What is Social Enterprise? Social enterprise is any business venture primarily used to address a purpose other than profit. The idea is that a business can be profitable enough to be self-sustainable and therefore have greater resources to have a stronger impact than a standard registered charity. The concept challenges a standard view that the… Read More.

Reposing trust and confidence in his integrity, knowledge and ability, Justice Peter Thomas Mahon was nominated, appointed and constituted as a Royal Commission, to inquire into, and report on, the crash of a DC10 aircraft at Mount Erebus, Antarctica. So began the Erebus report, pursuant to Letters Patent of King George V dated 11 May… Read More.

The Internet is increasingly playing an important role in all aspects of our lives, including the important role of finding work. Likewise, the way we manage our work with the use of online platforms has dramatically grown in the last decade. It is clear that participation in the online economy as a source of income… Read More.