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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Employment Tribunal Claims Drop By 79%

The Ministry of Justice has recently published tribunal statistics for October to December 2013. This is the first proper analysis of the effect of the introduction of the employment tribunal fees on 29 July 2013. The statistics showed that only 9,801 claims were received by the employment tribunals in this quarter compared to an average […]

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Mind The Gap – A Reminder To Landlords And Tenants On Registration

When registered freehold or leasehold land is transferred, the requirements for registration at the Land Registry must be satisfied in order to vest the legal estate in the transferee. In general terms registration requirements apply to all transfers of land by operation of law (there are certain exceptions including dissolution of a corporate owner, or, […]

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Crowdfunding Update

The FCA has published its policy statement on crowdfunding regulation, following its consultation paper in October. The policy statement generally agreed with the proposals set out in the consultation paper. This means that if retail investors cannot show that they are self-certified sophisticated investors or high net worth individuals then they cannot invest more than […]

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The Charity Staff And Volunteers Awards 2014

The Charity Staff & Volunteers Awards 2014 were held in the City on 6 March 2014 and Druces LLP was delighted to sponsor and present the Trustee of the Year Award. The awards are organised by the Charity Staff Foundation and recognise the endeavours of individual charity staff and volunteers who go above and beyond the call […]

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