Retail and leisure

EU Nationals in the UK: The Government's post-Brexit offer... What next?

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On 26 June 2017, the Government published its proposals outlining how it intends to protect the rights of EU Nationals living in the UK. More …

How are businesses responding to the rising costs of employing staff?

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Max Craft, a Partner in our Employment team discusses how the various changes are having an impact and how some employers are responding to them, including the rise of the so-called "gig economy". More …

Restrictive covenant in a 19 year-old employment contract was unenforceable

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Matthew Smith, partner in our Employment law team looks at a recent case concerning restrictive covenants in a contract of employment... More …

Tripping up over tips

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Following high-profile media attention earlier this year, the government is reviewing practices on the distribution of gratuities within the hospitality sector. How much of your customers’ tips are you passing on to your staff? More …

Meaning of “establishment” clarified by the European Court

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Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, B&Q and Homebase have all announced plans to close a number of their stores, potentially resulting in significant job losses. More …

New heat supply regulations may catch out unsuspecting landlords – what they need to know

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At a time when many landlords are grappling with the requirements of the recently introduced minimum energy efficiency standards for their buildings, another set of regulations comes along to burden them with time-consuming administration at best, and costly equipment installation works at worst. More …

A DBOM revival

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Penny Rinta-Suksi looks at the revivial of the ‘design build operate and maintain’ contract (DBOM). More …

Do you fancy owning shares in a pub?

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The Bevy pub located in the East of Brighton are proposing to be the first urban community co-operative pub in the UK and you can own shares in it. More …

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations

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The Government's consultation on the introduction of Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for non-domestic properties has now closed, and the regulations are being drafted ready to become law in early 2015. More …

Latest research on customer's rights and online retailing

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Whether your entire retail business operates online, or the internet is part of a multi-channel strategy, you need to ensure that you are complying with the Distance Selling Regulations ('the regulations') to keep customers happy. More …