July 2017 Archive

Using mediation to resolve a construction dispute

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David Evans discusses how meditation will become more popular in the construction industry. This article was published by Lexis Nexis. More …

Webinar recording: How businesses can better contract with government

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Blake Morgan Partner Simon McCann recently joined forces with the CBI's Head of Government & Healthcare, George McFarlane to discuss best practice and guidance on tendering and contracting with central and/or local government. Listen to the recording here. More …

Blake Morgan's Professional Regulatory Bulletin - July 2017

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Welcome to our July update on all the relevant case law and important news in the Professional Disciplinary legal sector. More …

Blake Morgan completes on two deals for award winning destination management company

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Corporate specialists at Blake Morgan have advised The AC Group on their acquisition of MW Tours and securing an investment from a German company. More …

Improved rights at work recommended

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Publication of Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices gives a clear sign of the priorities identified by Matthew Taylor regarding the changes to employment practices that are needed to keep pace with modern business models. More …

A Caribbean conundrum – A reminder for unmarried cohabiting couples who own properties and assets together

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When unmarried couples separate it can be difficult to deal with any properties they own as the law relies on quite complex property and trust law principles. Our expert explains the case law surrounding unmarried couples who separate. More …

Private Client Issues - July 2017

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The latest edition of our Private Client Issues covers lifetime gifts to children, the rise and fall of Inheritance Tax and holiday pay for the self-employed. More …

Could poppy seeds lead to you failing a drug test at work?

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Angela Rippon hit the headlines when she tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bread, Rebecca Ireland, outlines what HR professionals should consider if drug testing is carried out in the workplace. More …

Construction newsletter - July 2017

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Our July newsletter looks at issues affecting the construction industry including apprenticeship opportunities and the Government's new safety measure for buildings. More …