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European Court confirms employers should take commission into account when calculating statutory holiday pay

Employers paying a worker commission on sales, where the commission is intrinsically linked to the performance of the tasks the worker is required to carry out, must take commission into account when calculating statutory holiday pay, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) has confirmed.Read more

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 2:25 pm

Increased obligations on shorthold landlords to protect deposits

Landlords who grant an assured shorthold tenancy and comply with legal rules to protect tenants' deposits should comply with them again if the tenancy ends and automatically converts to a new, periodic tenancy, the court has recently ruled.

A deposit paid by a tenant to a landlord under an assured shorthold tenancy agreement must be protected under one of three official deposit protection schemes.… Read more

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 2:24 pm

Directors' exercise of powers under Companies Act and articles held valid even though not for 'proper purpose'

Directors of a plc exercising their powers requiring a shareholder to give information about any third party's interest in the plc's shares can do so for a purpose which is not a 'proper purpose' under the Companies Act, without breaching their fiduciary duties to the company, the Court of Appeal has ruled.Read more

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 2:23 pm