Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sale of M&D Transport to Gregory Distribution

OTB Eveling recently acted for M&D Transport Limited in the sale of its refrigerated transport business to Gregory Distribution Limited.  The transaction was completed on 31 July.  Around 33 M&D employees will transfer to Gregory Distribution, along with owners Cathy and David … Continue reading

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Zero tolerance for zero hours?

The use of zero-hours contracts has been a common feature in the press during 2014, with parliamentary allegations being levelled at such contracts for being “a throwback to the 1930s”.  However, the use of such contracts is widespread and commercially … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal statistics – a fee too far?

The employment tribunal statistics for the period April to June 2014 have today been published by the Ministry of Justice.  The statistics make interesting reading and continue to highlight the substantial impact the introduction of tribunal fees is having on … Continue reading

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Property Case Law Update: August 2014

Schroder Exempt Property Unit Trust v Birmingham CC [2014] EWHC 2207 Following disclaimer, the landlord is liable for business rates until a new tenant is found. In this case, the Court had to decide who was liable for business rates … Continue reading

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