In-house Legal Bulletin - January 2018

Notification of warranty claims under a share purchase agreement

The High Court has stressed the importance of strict adherence to notification provisions when giving notice of a warranty claim under a share purchase agreement

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Directors' Disqualification - A Growing Threat

Directors' disqualification is nothing new - the current legislation (the Company Directors Disqualification Act) dates back to 1986. However, there are an ever increasing number of corporate offences that can rest with a director personally, which in turn raises the spectre of being disqualified.

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Updated guidance on pregnancy and maternity discrimination from ACAS

After receiving 14,000 calls about pregnancy and maternity discrimination throughout the course of the last year (constituting a 10 per cent increase on the previous year) ACAS have published guidance for employers on how to prevent pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace.

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