The transport and logistics sector relies upon having a flexible workforce, and the ability to require employees to work overtime is key to ensuring that customer demand is met.
Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore have assisted the Motorline Group as it closes off the year with another acquisition - the purchase of Lexus Bristol.
James Cradick, Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution team discusses how a number of recent decisions of the English High Court serve as a stark warning to defaulters that a refusal to comply with Arbitration Awards and Court Orders will not be tolerated and that the Court will seek to facilitate the enforcement process wherever possible.
James Cradick, Senior Associate in our Dispute Resoluton team, comments on the significant changes that have been made to insurance law in England and Wales.
James Cradick, Senior Associate discusses a recent case, where a repudiatory breach of contract (or termination of contract) does not automatically discharge the parties from performance of their remaining primary obligations.
A number of recent decisions have emphasised the importance of acting promptly when seeking an anti-suit injunction or anti-enforcement injunction. James Cradick, Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution team discusses a case where a delay was still held to be a sufficient reason for refusing the anti-suit injunction.
James Cradick, Senier Associate in our Dispute Resoluton team, discusses why fraudulent insurance claims are a serious and expensive problem.
James Cradick, Senier Associate in our Dispute Resoluton team, comments on how traders, exporters and forwarders will be aware of the important amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention which are, as of 1 July 2016, now in force.
Arbitration awards under English law are final and binding subject to the limited grounds of challenge permitted under the Arbitration Act 1996. James Cradick, Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution team, comments on the extent to which the English Court proactively supports and promotes arbitration clauses between commercial parties.
Local South East business leaders recently debated the critical role transport infrastructure plays in unlocking the potential of Thames Gateway and the wider South East region.
Senior Associate, James Cradick from our Transport & Logistics department comments on the implications of the recent disruptions for the road and rails freight industry, in Kent and France. In particular, James focuses on the impact on owners and developers of logistics buildings.
The Modern Slavery Act requires commercial organisations with a turnover of £36 million with a “demonstrable business presence” in the UK which supply goods or services to make an annual public statement as to the actions taken to detect and deal with forced labour and trafficking any where within their supply chains.
James Cradick from our Dispute Resolution team speaks to The Times and comments on the crisis in Calais and the implications for Kent businesses.
Losses sustained by the UK economy and in Kent in particular as a result of continued disruption to cross channel freight this summer have been significant. Port closures and the suspension of Eurotunnel services as a result of striking port workers and farmers at Calais have caused significant delays on both sides of the channel.