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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Director not Personally Liable for Failing to Insure against Employee Injuries

27/07/2016

The Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 imposes a requirement on employers to have insurance for employee injuries and also imposes criminal liability on directors and other officers of a company who fail to obtain such insurance. Mr. Campbell was an apprentice joiner who injured his hand at work and issued a claim after the […]


Jacksons Law Firm raises funds for Butterwick Hospice

11/07/2016

Jacksons Law Firm popped into to North East Charity, Butterwick Hospice, to handover a cheque for over £11,000 raised from various fund raising activities organised by the firm. The majority of the funds raised were from a recent bake off event attended by over 270 guests at Hardwick Hall Hotel in June. Celebrity judges this […]


Breathing Space for Landlords in Connection with Minimum Energy Efficient Requirements

07/07/2016

On 22nd June legislation came into force to delay the dates on which landlords may register exemption from minimum energy efficient requirements for private rented properties. The date for this registration was 1st October 2017 for domestic private rented properties. There are three exemption categories into which landlords can register:- 1. The consent exemption – […]


Jacksons Law Firm announces Alternative Business Structure

04/07/2016

North East based Jacksons Law Firm is the latest company to announce its approval as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Following the successful application to the SRA, Jacksons became an ABS with effect from 1st July 2016.  Converting to an ABS opens up new opportunities for law firms; some of […]


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