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Harrison Drury advises on buyout of luxury portable loo firm

A North West company that hires out portable toilets and showers for events and shows has been acquired by a new owner with plans to diversify and grow the business.…


Use of private email and messaging apps: the data protection implications for business.

Harrison Drury’s regulatory team looks at the risks in using private email and messaging applications such as WhatsApp within the business environment. In July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)…


Landmark judgment on collateral warranties used in new Court of Appeal case

A legal precedent established in 2013 with help from Harrison Drury’s property litigation team has been used to determine another construction dispute at the Court of Appeal. The case has…


Harrison Drury advises on major caravan park deal

Harrison Drury has advised on a major leisure sector deal that has seen a Lancashire holiday park, set in the grounds of an historic hall, sold to new owners. Our…


Winding-up petitions after April 1st – what are the new rules?

As of 1 April 2022, the temporary restrictions on issuing winding-up petitions will come to an end, as part of a general relaxation of coronavirus-related legislation. Peter Barlow examines if…


IR35 and off-payroll working rules in the private sector: One year on

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, considers the off-payroll working rules for private sector businesses, one year on from their implementation. The IR35 rules were introduced by…


Offering work to Ukrainian refugees – What you need to consider

Kate Shawcross and Lucy McKevitt from Harrison Drury’s employment law team summarise the key considerations for employers offering work to Ukrainian refugees. Under the recently introduced Homes for Ukraine scheme,…


Entitlement to paid annual leave: The case of Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Limited

In the recent case of Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Limited, the Court of Appeal held that a worker is entitled to compensation for leave that has been taken but not…


What are the latest rules on face coverings and COVID passes? – December 2021

Malcolm Ireland, head of the Leisure and Licensing team at Harrison Drury, summarises the new coronavirus regulations on face coverings and COVID-19 passes introduced in December 2021 (Last updated December…


What does the Supreme Court judgment in Lloyd v Google mean for your business?

David Edwards and Charles Mather from our Regulatory & Compliance team look at a recent Supreme Court judgment on a data protection case involving Google, and the implications for individuals…


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