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Landlords cannot claim equivalent guarantee for lease arrangements if previous guarantee is struck out under UK property law, says Court of Appeal

Landlords cannot force tenants to provide an equivalent guarantee on an assignment of leases when the obligation in the lease that the existing guarantor stands against is void under UK property laws, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 08 Sep 2014

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

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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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