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  • Other areas include private equity and venture capital, joint ventures, and group reorganisations
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The Scottish Government has implemented legislation to make it temporarily easier for tenants of Scottish purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA)

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The FCA has published a consultation paper into open-ended real estate funds - the latest in a series of steps investigating the suitability of a

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The claim can go oneven if it’s not worth anything

In Evans v. London Borough of Brent 2020 UKEAT029019, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an unfair dismissal claim should not be

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All work and no play - new working time statistics

It turns out that most people in the UK are now working fewer hours, but are also spending less time on leisure compared to the 1970s. The Resolution

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Changes to criminal record checks regime and the PVG Scheme in Scotland

The new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020, which received Royal Assent on 14 July, is set to change the criminal record checks regime and Protection of

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The end of the transition period in December 2020 is fast approaching, and the chemicals industry will soon need to navigate a new regulatory

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ICO Guidance on Artificial Intelligence

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Natural capital - Change is Coming

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How will covid-19 change the senior living sector in the UK and internationally?

On Thursday 30 July we held a webinar discussing the need for the senior living industry to take responsibility, instil change and act now in re

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Balancing act: religious freedom and anti-discrimination in fostering recruitment

The High Court has ruled that an independent fostering agency’s policies for recruiting carers was unlawful on the grounds that it discriminated

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ESG in structured finance transactions

A concern for the environment, fair treatment and the rule of law are not new. However, in a post-industrial and capitalist world where

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Profitability bonus not necessarily included in holiday pay calculation

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a profitability bonus was not part of a week’s pay for a worker with normal working hours, and

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Women count 2020

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The pension schemes bill: more questions than answers

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