Entrepreneurs’ Relief: preference shares were ‘ordinary share capital’, says Tribunal – OUT-LAW.com

Posted May 28th, 2019 in dividends, HM Revenue & Customs, news, shareholders, taxation, tribunals by tracey

‘Preference shares which carried the right to a fixed cumulative preferential dividend were ‘ordinary share capital’ for the purposes of calculating entrepreneurs’ relief, the First-tier Tribunal has decided.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 24th May 2019

Source: www.out-law.com

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted May 28th, 2019 in legislation, Uncategorized by tracey

The Inspectors of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (No. 2) Order 2019

The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019

The Control of Salmonella in Poultry (Amendment) Order 2019

The Individual Ascertainment of Value (England) Order 2019

The Inspectors of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (No. 2) Order 2019

The Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted May 28th, 2019 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

I (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 898 (24 May 2019)

Jofa Ltd & Anor v Benherst Finance Ltd & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 899 (24 May 2019)

AS (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWCA Civ 873 (24 May 2019)

R (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 895 (24 May 2019)

Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 900 (24 May 2019)

J-S (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 894 (24 May 2019)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Kotton v First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) & Anor [2019] EWHC 1327 (Admin) (24 May 2019)

Kadir, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1332 (Admin) (24 May 2019)

Hassan, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1288 (Admin) (24 May 2019)

Ciemniak v Regional Court In Bydgoszcz (Poland) [2019] EWHC 1340 (Admin) (22 May 2019)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Plevin v DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd [2019] EWHC 1339 (Comm) (24 May 2019)

Avonwick Holding Ltd v Azitio Holdings Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1254 (Comm) (24 May 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Horne v Prescot (No.1) Ltd [2019] EWHC 1322 (QB) (24 May 2019)

Al-Balhaa v Raphael & Ors [2019] EWHC 1323 (QB) (24 May 2019)

Travel Insurance Facilities Plc (t/a Tifgroup) v Times Newspapers Plc [2019] EWHC 1337 (QB) (24 May 2019)

Siddiqi v Aidiniantz & Ors [2019] EWHC 1321 (QB) (24 May 2019)

Source: www.bailii.org

Judge slashes solicitors’ trial costs saying: Leave the work to counsel – Law Society’s Gazette

‘A Court of Appeal judge has made clear that solicitors should not be paid for trial preparation that is capable of being dealt with by counsel.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 28th May 2019

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Munby’s concerns prompt fresh guidance on special guardians – Law Society’s Gazette

‘Potential special guardians put forward late in care proceedings should be realistic prospect and not merely the result of a ‘trawl through all possible options’, fresh guidance published by the judiciary has said.’

Courts and Tribunals Judiciary press release

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Law Society's Gazette, 28th May 2019

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

When Parental Alienation Crosses into the Criminal Jurisdiction – Family Law Week

‘June Venters QC, of Venters Solicitors and Lamb Building, discusses the implications when issues of parental alienation arise in criminal proceedings.’

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Family Law Week, 23rd May 2019

Source: www.familylawweek.co.uk

Banking code to protect victims tricked into transferring money to fraudsters – The Independent

Posted May 28th, 2019 in banking, codes of practice, fraud, news, victims by tracey

‘Blameless scam victims who are tricked into transferring money directly to a fraudster should find they are better protected under a new voluntary industry code that comes into force from Tuesday.’

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The Independent, 27th May 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Police ordered to use bail to protect victims after suspected rapists and murderers freed – The Independent

‘Police officers have been told to use bail conditions to protect the public after new rules saw thousands of suspected sex attackers and violent criminals released without any restrictions. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has released guidance to all officers and staff emphasising that pre-charge bail is a “legitimate tool” in the wake of government changes in 2017.’

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The Independent, 27th May 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Tenant Fees Act: landlords should read up on the new law before it comes into force, or risk a £5,000 fine – The Independent

Posted May 28th, 2019 in codes of practice, fees, fines, housing, landlord & tenant, news by tracey

‘Strict new laws will dictate what a landlord can and can’t ask tenants to pay for. Both sides need to know the rules.’

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The Independent, 24th May 2019

Source: www.homesandproperty.co.uk

PIP breast implant scandal: Victims visited by bailiffs – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2019 in appeals, bailiffs, compensation, cosmetic surgery, news, victims by tracey

‘Women given faulty breast implants fear thousands of them may have to pay back compensation after visits by bailiffs warning them of legal proceedings.’

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BBC News, 28th May 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

More prisoners to be temporarily released for work as government relaxes rules – The Independent

Posted May 28th, 2019 in employment, news, prisons, recidivists, rehabilitation, statistics, violence by tracey

‘More prisoners are to be temporarily released for work, education or to see loved ones after the government relaxed rules.’

Full Ministry of Justice press release

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The Independent, 28th May 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk