Could Coroner’s Findings Lead to a Change in Allergen Rules and Legislation?
The law relating to large food companies’ provision of allergen information to customers could come under review following the verdict into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse on a flight to Nice on 17 July 2016. The verdict was recorded by Coroner, Dr Sean Cummings, at West London Coroner’s Court at the conclusion of the inquest […]
On the Road to Brexit?
The Woodfines transport team are monitoring government announcements in preparation for Brexit and what the implications may be for companies, their drivers and all those associated with haulage operations. On the 24th September 2018, the Department for Transport issued guidance concerning commercial road haulage in the EU if there is no Brexit deal. The Department […]
Divorce Reform for the Modern Age
A step in the right direction… Divorce is never going to be an easy thing for families but the recent outcome in the Supreme Court case of Owens v Owens has generated more questions concerning the current legal requirements for a fault-based divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership, and what this means in practice […]
Roll on Year 2!
It’s a slightly surreal thought to think that I am now halfway through my training contract – I had never envisaged that it would go so fast! After two back-to-back seats in company/commercial law, (and just when I was finally getting my head around the law!) I am now taking on the world of commercial […]
Professional Skills Course (PSC): Deciphering Another Acronym
When you begin your training contract you may not have even heard of the PSC, or it may just be another in the long list of acronyms that you hear being mentioned around the classroom or workplace. The Professional Skills Course, more commonly known as the PSC, is one of the last steps to qualifying […]
Electric Vans Now Require MOT
From 1 September 2018, electric vans which have a gross weight not exceeding 3.5 tonnes will no longer be exempt from the requirement to have an MOT if they were first registered on or after 1 March 2015. In other words, these vehicles will need their first MOT on the third anniversary of when they […]