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Case Update: Document validly executed when signing director left office between signature and completion

The High Court has found that a company debenture signed by its sole director and the company secretary but not completed for three months by which time the director had left office was validly completed.


Case Update: M&S not entitled to refund of rent paid in advance covering a period after a break date

The Supreme Court has handed down its eagerly awaited judgment regarding the refund of rents paid covering a period after a lease break and the implication of terms into a contract.


European Court of Human Rights holds that employer's reading of employee's private messages at work is lawful

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that an employer was within its rights to sack a Romanian engineer after discovering that he had used a work Yahoo messaging account to correspond with his fiancée.


Report of the Home Affairs Select Committee into Immigration skills shortages

The Home Affairs Select Committee has carried out a review into immigration skills shortages, international students, their ability to stay on to work after they have finished their studies and the balance between training a UK workforce and importing skills.


Net migration to the UK hits record high of 336,000 

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that net migration to the UK hit a record high of 336,000 for the 12 months ending in June 2015.