News for August, 2014

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August 27, 2014

CASE SUMMARY: Employment Appeals Tribunal

Case No 1671/2012, heard on 6 and 10 January 2014  Unfair dismissal – summary dismissal – failure to approve annual leave – sick leave – dishonest actions – breach of trust – failure in procedures.

August 27, 2014

John Laing Infrastructure Fund Reports Portfolio Value Increase

John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ltd Wednesday reported a 1.2% increase in the value of its portfolio over the first six months of the year.

August 25, 2014

CASE SUMMARY: Mullen v Mullen

Judgment delivered by Cregan J on 31 July 2014, [2014] IEHC 407  Interpretation of will – intention of deceased – subjective assessment – lapse of gift – bequest operative – permission and encouragement of testatrix – failed to revoke or amend – extrinsic evidence.

August 21, 2014

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2014

Last week, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, published the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2014.

August 21, 2014

Carlisle airport redevelopment gets lift-off

Stobart Aviation’s latest proposals for the redevelopment of Carlisle Airport have been approved by the city council following a planning saga which goes back over seven years and involved two successful High Court challenges.

August 21, 2014

East Anglia: Region leads the way for growth in industrial construction contracts

The East of England saw a surge in the value of construction contracts in the industrial sector last month, with the region accounting for near half of the UK total.

August 21, 2014

Pickles publishes large site infrastructure shortlist

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced the first wave of projects to benefit from the Coalition’s £1bn large sites infrastructure programme.

August 21, 2014

Costain confirms record order book

Engineering contractor Costain has announced a record order book after securing work on a series of major infrastructure project.

August 20, 2014

Equality Tribunal: Z v Government Department and Board of Management of a Community School

Decision issued on 9 July 2014, Dec-E2014-050   Surrogacy arrangement – maternity leave or equivalent to adoptive leave – discriminatory treatment – grounds of gender or disability - Maternity Protection Acts 1994 to 2004 – Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 to 2005 – preliminary reference to CJEU – Directive 2006/54/EC.

August 20, 2014

HS2 scheme sparks wood concerns

The Woodland Trust has expressed concern that an ancient wood near Castle Donington is going to be directly affected by the planned new high-speed railway HS2.

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