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Protect company properties from fraud – new Land Registry protection available

As part of its programme to help tackle and prevent property fraud, the Land Registry has launched a new Form RQ(Co) allowing a company to register a counter-fraud restriction on its registered titles.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Endeavour advises on Scarborough North Bay Water Park project

Endeavour Partnership, advised client, Benchmark Leisure, on its plans for a multi-million seaside water park in Scarborough which has just been given final approval by Scarborough Council.

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Posted in: News & PR Commercial Property

Break clauses in commercial leases

Tenants should take note of a Court of Appeal decision that emphasises the need to pay close attention to all the requirements of a break clause, including the formal requirements, and to follow them precisely. The court held that a notice purporting to exercise a break clause in a lease was ineffective because it failed […]

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Confidentiality during employment and after termination

In what appears to be one of the few times that a judge has felt justified in allowing the inspection and imaging of employees’ computers, the High Court has recently ordered that an employer may instruct an independent computer expert to inspect and take images from the personal computers of two former employees.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Endeavour at North Yorks County Show

Come and visit our stand at the North Yorkshire County Show held at Otterington Hall, South Otterington, Northallerton DL7 9HW to collect your free gift and have a go at face painting!

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Posted in: News & PR

Visit Endeavour at NEPIC’s Meet the Members Event

Come and visit us at NEPIC’s Meet the Members Event on Thursday 5th June at the Excel Centre, Newton Aycliffe. We are hosting a stand alongside 90 other exhibitors looking to meet some of the 450 delegates. The day will be packed full of high-profile speakers and plenty of businesses to find out more about.

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Posted in: News & PR

Dismissing an employee: taking the right steps

Two recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) cases highlight some of the issues a business needs to consider when contemplating dismissing an employee.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Endeavour’s Jamie Brown and Catherine Devereux present award

Endeavour Partnership’s partner Jamie Brown and Associate Catherine Devereux presented Middlesbrough amateur swimming club chairman with a Teesside Heroes Award, given to unsung community champions by Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Society.

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Posted in: News & PR

Covert recordings of meetings admissible in evidence

In Punjab National Bank (International) Limited and others v Gosain UKEAT/0003/14, the EAT held that covert recordings of public and private conversations by an employee at disciplinary and grievance meetings were admissible in evidence and could be considered by the Tribunal when it came to determining the case at full hearing.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Wages were not a pre requisite for employment status

In the recent case of Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Knight UKEAT/0073/13, the EAT considered whether a managing director and sole shareholder who had not received salary for two years could be an employee and therefore entitled to a redundancy payment from the Insolvency Service under section 166 of ERA 1996.

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Posted in: Employment Law

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