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11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
5th May
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions...
5th May
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Affirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of:•a repudiatory breach of contract,...
5th May
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The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. According to the Law Society,...
30th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and concepts with reference to the...
Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 29th Apr
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Statute guarantees a minimum hourly rate of pay to almost all adult workers.EligibilityMost 'workers' who work in the UK are entitled to be paid the...
29th Apr
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Payment into pension schemes registered with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has significant tax advantages for both employers and employees:...
29th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Produced in partnership with Philip Ryan of Shoosmiths 28th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended for the reporting year 2019–20 due to the coronavirus...
27th Apr
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This Practice Note sets outs the issues an employer will need to consider when seeking medical reports on employees and prospective employees.Before...
27th Apr
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This Practice Note provides a toolkit for employers and advisers for the management of long-term ill health or chronic sickness absence.Dealing with...
23rd Apr
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When one or more individuals decide to start a business, they have a choice as to what vehicle they operate that business through. In addition to the...
22nd Apr
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From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is retained EU law (see...
22nd Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
21st Apr
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While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 15th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Produced in partnership with Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick of Cloisters 15th Apr
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 15th Apr
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Government guidance for England is that office workers who can work from home should work from home. This does mean however that you may still have...
Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 13th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance for law firms about diversity data collection and possible internal and external measures that can be monitored...
Produced in partnership with Rachel Brushfield of EnergiseLegal 13th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 9th Apr

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