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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

New Energy Performance Certificate display requirements for commercial buildings in force

Commercial premises in England and Wales which currently have an energy performance certificate (EPC) will be required to display this publicly under a change to the Energy Performance of Buildings regime which comes into force today. 09 Jan 2013

Out-Law Guides

Government will not go ahead with previously planned short time limit on capital allowance claims for fixtures

The Government is not going ahead with proposals for a one or two year time limit on capital allowance claims for fixtures, according to a consultation response document issued by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). 06 Dec 2011