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Victimisation

Victimisation

A recent case has held that it is possible to victimise an employee under the Equality Act 2010, even after employment. This is a departure from previous case law. The decision was based on interpreting the 2010…

Bankruptcy and Cross-Claims

Bankruptcy and Cross-Claims

In a very recent case, the High Court has dismissed a Bankruptcy Order made against a debtor on the grounds that the debtor had cross-claims against the creditor that had a real prospect of success and that the…

Is Rent Paid in Advance the Same as a Deposit?

Is Rent Paid in Advance the Same as a Deposit?

In the context of assured shorthold tenancies this question is important because if a payment made by a tenant is a deposit then it must be protected in accordance with the Deposit Protection Rules. If alternatively…