October 2016 Archive

James Williams to speak at the IoD Wales and Finance Wales Host Successful Succession Planning Business Breakfast

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Our partner James Williams will be speaking at the IoD Wales and Finance Wales Host Successful Succession Planning Business Breakfast on November 3rd. More …

Blockchains: An introduction to blockchain technology

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This article examines blockchain technology, the reason for its emergence and highlights some of its possible applications. In a later article we will explore the legal issues associated with the use of blockchain technology. More …

Health Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

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We act for NHS and independent sector health and care organisations (private sector and not-for-profit) in relation to mergers and acquisitions. In particular we can: More …

Campaign for paid compassionate leave for bereaved parents

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Are employees entitled to time off when a family member or loved one dies? Should there be a statutory right allowing paid leave in certain circumstances? Sara Thompson, Solicitor, and Charlotte Marshall, Trainee Solicitor, consider the question of bereavement leave in light of a private members' bill in Parliament which proposes paid leave for parents on the death of a child under 18. More …

Horton v Henry- the Court of Appeal rule on income payment orders whether a Trustee can make an application for a debtor's pension to be included in any bankruptcy

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In the matter of ROBERT WILLIAM LESLIE HORTON (As Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v MICHAEL GERARD HENRY [2016] EWCA Civ 989 More …

Blake Morgan Ambassadors

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We're looking for creative, passionate and personable individuals who are highly active on campus to represent the Blake Morgan brand at the following universities: More …

Information governance after Brexit: what the future holds

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Nearly four months have gone by since the historic vote in favour of the UK leaving the EU. Once the shock of the unexpected result had sunk in, information governance professionals turned their thoughts to how Brexit would affect the future shape of our laws in this area. More …

Brexit – what does it mean for procurement and international trade?

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Simon McCann and Cathy Bryant discussed the possible effects of Brexit on procurement law with in-house lawyers from public and private sector organisations at the In-house Lawyers' Forum held at Principality Stadium Cardiff yesterday. More …

House of Lords consider Licensing Act 2003

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The House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 continues to hear evidence, today from representatives of residents' associations. The Committee's remit is to consider the Licensing Act 2003 More …

Father awarded compensation for discrimination during shared parental leave

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Care needed when drafting Family Friendly policies to ensure that an enhancement of pay to one group does not disadvantage another group. More …