Footfall newsletter – April 2015


Our team: Mark Saunders, Stephen Lewis


We are pleased to present the April 2015 edition of our Footfall newsletter, aimed at retail occupiers and their advisers.

Footfall – April 2015

  • Alterations – the new Rules
    6 April 2015 may not seem a particularly significant date, but it marks the introduction of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015. [more]
  • Don’t end up Breaking Bad
    A right to break in a lease is often something that is fiercely fought over at heads of terms stage. [more]
  • Zero hours contracts: Avoiding the loopholes
    Although they have been part of the employment landscape for some time, zero hours contracts became particularly popular during the recent recession, on the basis that they afforded employers access to a pool of workers, but with a financial commitment that was limited to paying only for work actually carried out. [more]
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
    The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Act) has now received Royal Assent, bringing about an overhaul in the law regarding the sale and supply of goods, services and digital content and the law on unfair contract terms. [more]
  • The right to work? – check Many retailers and leisure operators employ casual staff from time to time as part of their operations and often these staff can come from outside the UK. [more]

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