Don’t Panic!

Wasn’t it Michael Caine who used to say, “not many people know this ….. but ….” Well, outside of the world of family law, not many people know that from 1 April 2013 there is a momentous change taking place in how some family law case work in England and Wales will be handled. The…

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Whose email is it anyway?

Business must take steps to protect the content of business emails through contractual agreements and operational processes such as archiving, as the courts will not treat the contents of emails as their property  Who owns email?  That was the question facing the High Court recently when an employer challenged a former MD to hand over…

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The Move To Equality For Same Sex Couples

On 5th February 400 MPs voted in favour of The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.  The Bill will now go before a Public Bill Committee for consideration.   The proposed legislation would introduce civil marriage for same sex couples and enable religious organisations to opt in to conduct same sex marriages if they wish to do…

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Driving Licence Rule Changes 2013

New driving licence rules will come into effect in the UK on January 19th 2013. These will require newly issued licences to be produced in a format that will be harder to copy illegally. Drivers’ images, as such, will be burnt by laser onto several layers. These will therefore be black and white rather than…

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