When blaming yourself just won’t wash

Mechanic fails in his attempt to win damages for injuries resulting from his own actions as sole company director   A motor mechanic who lost a finger working in his company’s workshop has failed in his attempt to win damages from his insurers, after trying to claim for his own negligence as the sole company…

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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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