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Motor Trade Legal News

Refunding Tribunal fees

MILS clients who have been ordered to pay a Claimant’s tribunal fees (usually as a result of losing a tribunal) and clients who have paid fees to the Employment Appeal Tribunal, whether as Respondent or Appellant, can now apply for refunds.


Employment Tribunal Fees – Supreme Court Decision

In an important decision announced this morning, the Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by the Trade Union, Unison.

It has ruled that the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals Fees Order 2013 (which led to a 70% reduction in claims) is unlawful and will be quashed. Unison had argued that fees prevented workers getting access to justice.


The Information Commissioner Fines Honda For Breaching Data Protection and Electronic Marketing Regulations

On Monday 27th March, the ICO published their findings following an investigation into Honda Motor Europe Ltd. This revealed that the car company had sent 289,790 emails aiming to clarify certain customers’ choices for receiving marketing.


Energy Performance Certificates: England & Wales

It’s been coming for some time now but from April 2018 any non-domestic property let out will need to have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

The regulations will come into force from 1st April 2018 for new lets and renewals of commercial tenancies and from 1st April 2020 for all other tenancies. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating


Advice Regarding Inspection Pit Safety

MILS Solicitors assist a motor trader in a recent HSE prosecution which has shed light on the duties of businesses with regards the assessment of the risks surrounding inspection pits.