NEW studies of the performance of the world economy over the last millennium further burnish the role of institutions, both formal (parliaments, judiciaries, central banks, social safety nets and schools) and less formal (guilds, trade unions and charities), in its success.
HOW do you go about things if your are a commercial tenant and you want to bring your lease to an early end, but you are not sure if the lease document allows for this? The High Court in England recently considered in the case of Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd what a commercial tenant must do to exercise their right to break the lease and bring it to an end early.
THE educational reformer John Dewey is often quoted as saying: “If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of their future” and, in this 24/7, always-on world of technological disruption, this challenge no longer only faces just educators, but parents and business too.
IT is undeniable that the current macro-economic landscape poses a challenge to potential investment in Northern Ireland, with a lack of political accountability in Stormont and unanswered questions regarding our position after Brexit.