Even those outside the legal profession have been intrigued by the recent twitter spat between supermarket giants Marks and Spencer (M&S) and Aldi concerning their products Colin the Caterpillar and Cuthbert the Caterpillar.
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As part of the Scottish Government's programme for a fairer Scotland, A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (hereafter referred to as the "Action Plan"), was published in 2016. At its heart, the Action Plan set out the Scottish Government's commitment to usher in the real tangible change needed to ensure that all disabled people are valued as equal citizens, and that they are further provided the ability to live their lives in as independent a manner as they wish.
A recent case heard by the England and Wales High Court has highlighted the issues that can be encountered if a Will is drafted which does not reflect the testator's instructions.
One very noteworthy change that came into force from 6 April 2021, was the implementation of reforms to the IR35 rule on off-payroll working in the private sector – reforms that had previously been delayed by a year as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Many in the construction sector are waiting with baited breath for a key judgment to be issued by the UK Supreme Court following its hearing at the end of 2020. The case is that of Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd. The judgment will consider the decision of Sir Rupert Jackson in the English Court of Appeal.