Central, devolved and local government

Local Authority Matters - March 2019

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Blake Morgan's Local Authority Matters newsletter for March 2019. More …

Welsh Government confirms support for Cardiff Parkway station

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Blake Morgan is proud to be an advisor to SWIL. James Egan is the Partner at Blake Morgan who has led on the deal. More …

Blake Morgan's Local Authority Matters

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Blake Morgan's Local Authority Matters newsletter for December 2018. More …

Blake Morgan launch Local Authority Matters at the LLG Governance Conference 2018

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In response to the increasing demand for pragmatism and innovation in the local government market, Blake Morgan's specialist sector team has launched a publication to share good advice and their latest thinking with others in this space. More …

It pays to have good faith in commercial contracts

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The High Court has recently provided guidance on a good faith clause in a contract with respect to a claim involving the use of a contracting party's data in the context of establishing a competing business. More …

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. 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 …

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 …