The last two years has witnessed major changes to the civil litigation regime known collectively as the ‘Jackson Reforms’. These reforms, sculpted by Lord Justice Jackson, have had a major impact on the litigation landscape, especially regarding costs and funding. Most of the reforms came into effect in April 2013. However, insolvency litigation has been […]

UK law saw some interesting changes last year following the Intellectual Property Act 2014. While the Act officially came into force in October 2014, a large number of the new provisions will not be fully implemented until sometime in 2015 as they require further statutory instruments, over which there can still be much deliberation.

Under the EU Working Time Directive (WTD), workers are entitled to four weeks’ (20 days) paid holiday per year. Under the England and Wales legislation (The Working Time Regulations 1998), workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday per.