September 2017 Archive

NERCA and the List of Streets Exception

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Our expert looks at the case of Trail Riders Fellowship v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and explains other cases that involving the application of the exceptions. More …

Director disqualification and failure to comply

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Our expert explains the Director Disqualification Act and what happens if a disqualified director doesn't apply with the Act. More …

Four ways to beat the back to work blues

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Ian Jones looks at how to support employees who have "back to work blues" in September following the holiday season or are dealing with changes at home such as children starting or moving schools. More …

A Data Protection Bill - Fit For the Digital Age?

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The Data Protection Bill (the Bill) was placed before the House of Lords on Wednesday (13th September). A copy of the Bill in its current form was published shortly afterwards and can be found... More …

Criminal Finances Act 2017 - what organisations need to do now to manage risk

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Our expert explains the changes to the Criminal Offences Act and what you need to to to reduce the risk to your business. More …

IPO report states increase in illegal streaming devices as one of the emerging themes surrounding digital copyright infringement

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The IP Crime and Enforcement Report 2016/7 has cited illegal streaming devices, commonly known as 'set-top' boxes, as one of the biggest challenges for leading intellectual property protection organisations. Here, our expert explains the steps that are being taken. More …

Making Charity property transactions simpler - hope on the horizon?

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The Law Commission has issued a report on Technical Issues in Charity Law and has made a series of fairly radical recommendations to make the acquisition and disposal of property by a Charity simpler. Our expert explains. More …

Healthcare economic review lunch

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Coutts, Cushman & Wakefield and Blake Morgan jointly hosted a healthcare economic review lunch at Coutts' offices on The Strand on 13 September 2017 which was attended by a host of clients, operators and advisors. More …

When will an employee working abroad be protected by UK employment laws?

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Holly Cudbill, Associate in our Employment Law team, discusses the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Green v SIG Trading. More …

Can employees with less than two years’ service claim unfair dismissal?

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Kevin Lau, Senior Solicitor in our Employment law team, looks at when employees may claim unfair dismissal despite having less than 2 years' service. More …