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3 May - Debra Gers

The government has released an updated guidance note (dated 21 April 2016) on the Apprenticeship Levy and how it will work. We look at what the current details are ahead of... Read More

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29 April - Tim Forer

We look at the recent EAT decision that an NHS Trust had not discriminated against a Christian employee when it disciplined her for discussing her faith with a Muslim colleague.... Read More

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28 April

The Internal Revenue Service in the USA has recently brought a successful action against a business owner who gifted his business interest to his children in the 1970s but never... Read More

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26 April - Matthew Smith

This article was first published in People Management in April 2016. Employers will often include post-termination restrictions in their contracts of employment and typically these can prevent employees from misusing... Read More

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24 March - Elisabeth Bell

Winston Churchill declared that, "We shall fight on the beaches" - not 'must' or 'will' – but 'shall'. 'Shall', 'must' and 'will' are all modal verbs (verbs used to express... Read More

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17 March - Matthew Smith

Since the inception of the academy conversion programme, our Schools team has developed an established practice and reputation for assisting schools through the academy conversion process from start to finish.... Read More

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17 March - Matthew Smith

Education is one of Blake Morgan's core areas of focus and our specialist lawyers provide a comprehensive range of legal services and support to education providers and individuals. Our team provides... Read More

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17 March

Yesterday at the Budget draft legislation was produced finalising the structure of the 3% SDLT surcharge. As expected, the higher SDLT rates will not apply to a single purchaser where... Read More

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17 March - John Shallcross

As promised by the Chancellor, the stamp duty land tax 3% surcharge on "additional" residential properties acquired will come into force on April 1 2016, but disappointingly residential developers have... Read More

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16 March - John Shallcross

Following today's Budget, and from midnight tonight, purchasers of non-residential property will be subject to a revised structure of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). In line with the changes made... Read More

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3 March - Simon McCann

In a previous blog (Non-profit distributing model – the future for Welsh infrastructure projects?) we reported in November 2015 that the Welsh Government had committed to three infrastructure projects using... Read More

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25 February - Ruth Christy

This article was first published in People Management in February 2016. When do employers have to make reasonable adjustments and what are the consequences if they don't? When? Under section... Read More