The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU) 2018/844 includes measures that will accelerate the rate of building renovation towards more energy efficient systems and strengthen the energy performance of new builds.
In this short legal update, we look at how The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 has sought to address the scope of Unlimited Companies, both domestic and foreign, as well as its creation of the new “micro-company”
With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) coming into force in May, 2018, one of the first action areas for companies to consider is whether or not they will be obliged to appoint a Data Protection Officer (“DPO”).
The recent High Court decision of Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board1 has put both legal advisors and employers on notice of a potential overhaul of the rules governing internal procedures in the workplace when instigating pre-disciplinary investigations against an employee into allegations of bullying.
In a recent High Court Case, a helpful checklist was identified by Mr Justice Max Barrett to aid the court in considering a request for discovery; this should come as a welcome development for litigation practitioners and their clients.