Legal News

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Can you foresee stress in the workplace?

In a recent Employment Tribunal decision, it was discussed whether an employer could be liable for a psychiatric illness caused purely by the stress placed on staff in the course of their employment.
Published: 27 May 2015

Newsflash – Zero hour contracts exclusivity ban

It has been announced in the news this morning that the ban on exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts, has finally come into force.
Published: 27 May 2015

Beware of the cookie monster!

Cookies have been around since 1995.  They are simply a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on the website users hard drive.
Published: 27 May 2015

Bailiff Fees

List of the fees that High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs or bailiffs in the old terminology) can legitimately charge when collecting a debt.
Published: 27 May 2015

Enforcement of a County Court Judgment (CCJ)

Our clients can find themselves on both sides of the County Court Judgment (CCJ) enforcement rules. They may have been to court as the Claimant, perhaps taking action against a supplier who sold them faulty goods, or as the Defendant in a case that a customer has bought regarding a vehicle.
Published: 27 May 2015

Airbag woes!

It has been announced that Honda and Daihatsu are recalling some five million cars globally to replace potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.
Published: 27 May 2015

Visit us at the CDX15 - Stand S239

On June 9th car dealers across the UK will descend on Silverstone to showcase the best and the brightest within the automotive industry and to highlight and discuss major issues that affect the trade.
Published: 12 May 2015

Timescales and Costs - What is seen as reasonable?

When selling vehicles, it is inevitable that every so often an issue with a vehicle will occur shortly after your client has taken ownership of that vehicle.
Published: 12 May 2015

Promising (or expecting!) the world?

Here at Lawgistics we feel quite sorry for the Audi Garage in Watford that was recently presented with a restaurant bill for £714.61.
Published: 12 May 2015

Be on the ball – it may cost you

This month we have had some unfortunate legal queries due to unfortunate clerical errors that clients have found to have been costly!
Published: 12 May 2015

Working Time – What is included and what isn’t?

In a recent Tribunal case, the issue about what is and is not included within the scope of ‘Working Time’ has been re-examined.
As you will be aware, employees are entitled to a daily rest period of 11 hours within a 24 hour period.
Published: 12 May 2015

Further changes to County Court Fees

County Court fees are on the rise again!
Published: 12 May 2015

Close your eyes and listen….

Are you playing music in your show room? Are your mechanics listening to the radio right now whilst working?
If so are you correctly licensed to do this? We have recently been contacted by a number of our clients who are falling foul of the licensing laws.
Published: 12 May 2015

How do I make a claim for pothole damage?

Many years of under investment by the Government has left roads in the UK in an appalling state of repair leading to a steep rise in damage to vehicles as a result. Drivers now face an annual bill for pothole repairs of £52 million!
Published: 12 May 2015

The Motor Trade law firm that goes the Extra Mile

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Winning the Extra Mile award. This award is given to the company whose clients believe they go that little bit further or do just that bit extra to get the job done. This award means the world to us.
Published: 27 Apr 2015

The counterpart of the driving licence is being scrapped, how is this going to affect my business?

If test drives, hire vehicles or even courtesy cars are a part of your daily business then you will notice the change that is due to be implemented on 8th June 2015.
Published: 27 Apr 2015

Good news from the courts for car dealers

As a car dealer being taken to court, you may well feel that you will be judged before even stepping inside the courtroom when up against a consumer.
Published: 27 Apr 2015

Cars sold on HP

Many of our dealers sell cars on HP whether that is through themselves as an authorised FCA broker or via one of the online brokers which customers can approach direct.
Published: 27 Apr 2015

Car Dealer Power Awards - Thank you

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The whole team at Lawgistics would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us in the Car Dealer Power Awards.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

Changes to Employment Law from 05 April 2015

It’s that time of year again when a number of changes in the employment law sector will come into force.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

New Rights for Consumers

On 26 March 2015, the much talked about Consumer Rights Bill finally completed its long journey backwards and forwards through the Houses of Commons and Lords to metamorphose into the all singing and all dancing Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

Keeping consumer issues out of court

Following the introduction of the small claims free mediation service in April 2013,  more measures are on the way to help parties settle their dispute without the need to argue it out in front of a judge.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

Motorist gains 40 penalty points without ever having a full or provisional driving

A motorist from Lewisham, London, has racked up 40 points for 12 driving offences despite never holding a full or provisional driving licence.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

Fake Policeman feels the long arm of the law

Last week a man from Lincoln, admitted impersonating an officer and stopping motorists by using a blue flashing light on the dashboard of his Saab 93.
Published: 14 Apr 2015

In memory of Dennis, the team run for charity

Dennis Chapman, a partner in Lawgistics, who sadly died on Wednesday 25th March 2015, was not always the most sport-orientated of men. So it is with a degree of irony and much affection that Lawgistics have created a team to run in his honour to help raise funds for SILA - The Sarcoidosis Charity.
Published: 27 Mar 2015

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