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Under proposed section 61N of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (ITEPA 2003), the end client in the relationship must provide a status...
29th Nov
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
29th Nov
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What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii)...
29th Nov
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The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), SI 2013/1471 sets out a scheme by which various deaths, injuries...
Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 28th Nov
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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
18th Nov
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to trade in goods...
18th Nov
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A solicitor may charge the client a fixed fee for setting up the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). They may also agree that the solicitor will submit...
6th Nov
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For information generally on employment issues arising as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), see Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—issues for...
20th Oct
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For information on workplace issues in light of the fast-changing position in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19), see Practice Note: Coronavirus...
20th Oct
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This Q&A considers whether employers should review their workplace first aid arrangements in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It...
29th Sep
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The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) and the...
29th Sep
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Is there a maximum temperature for a working environment?The short answer is no. There’s no law setting out a maximum working temperature, or...
29th Sep
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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was announced by the government on 20 March 2020. It is a temporary scheme running from March to October...
29th Sep
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The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and the European Union...
28th Sep
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This Q&A answers the following questions:•can a firm be liable to its client in a transaction where a loss is sustained through currency fluctuation...
Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of Lamb Chambers 28th Sep
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What is salary sacrifice?Salary sacrifice (also called salary exchange) operates by varying an employee's terms and conditions of employment in...
28th Sep
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You are at risk of being targeted by fraudsters who may seek to become an employee. These are known as infiltrators.Your firm could be more vulnerable...
28th Sep
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The conversation on EU legal professional privilege (LPP) for lawyers is ongoing, however the Law Society has provided short guidance reflecting the...
28th Sep
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The options depend on whether your client has set up in a business in the UK already.My client has not established their business in the UK yet. Can...
Produced in partnership with Rose Carey of Speechly Bircham 28th Sep

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