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New site safety regulations to be published shortly ahead of April 2015 implementation

Plans to revise UK laws on construction safety are likely to be published by the government at the beginning of April with the intention that they come into force in April 2015, a health and safety law expert has said.  20 Mar 2014

Supreme Court decision provides much-needed clarity on VAT status of online tour operators, says expert

A travel company which marketed and arranged the sale of holiday accommodation to holidaymakers through its website was acting as an 'agent' for the providers of that accommodation, and so did not have to account for VAT on those sales, the UK's highest court... 05 Mar 2014

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Injured holidaymaker entitled to compensation, but Court of Appeal upholds 'local standards' defence

The High Court was wrong to state that a Barbados hotel had to comply with the latest safety standards on an ongoing basis in order for a tour operator to escape liability for injury to a holidaymaker, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 11 Nov 2013

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