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Government commits to creating new enforcement body to protect workers

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In the firing and rehiring line: what does Acas have to say?

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Compelling mothers to work certain hours: still a risky business.

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Plans to drop the requirement for an EWS1 certificate for buildings below 18m

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Dangerous and Defective External Walls – Update 2

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Anna Singleton and Jamie Barton comment on the recent decision of Poundland Ltd v Toplain Limited

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#FreeBritney: could this happen in the UK?

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Building Safety Bill 5 July 2021

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Winckworth Sherwood Elects First Female Senior Partner

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Miles & Shearer v Shearer: The latest in Claims brought by adult children against their parents’ estates

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Dangerous and Defective External Walls – Update

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The end of LIBOR- Not just for Treasury Teams?

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High Court Clarifies Whether the Conversion of a Company to a Registered Society Creates a New Legal Entity

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First things first – getting to grips with First Homes

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Knight v Fernley: Motivation for Registration

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Worker Status – Is an individual obliged to accept and perform a minimum amount of work to be classified as a “worker”?

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Getting Philosophical: Forstater v CGD Europe and Protection of Belief in the Employment Tribunal

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Safety Alert! Protection from health and safety detriments extended to workers rather than just employees

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15 minutes on…Hybrid Working – Employment and HR video series

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Powers of Attorney and Advance Decisions: The Legal Consequences of Mental Incapacity

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Gender-critical views protected under the Equality Act

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Safeguarding – A whole-school response to Everyone’s Invited

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Holidays & Covid19

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The new Shared Ownership Lease at a glance

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It’s Back: The Environment Bill – Report Stage and Third Reading

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Changes to School Admissions in 2021 and beyond

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First Homes: Changing the face of affordable housing

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No mention of Employment Bill in Queen’s Speech

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Homeworking after lockdown

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Treading carefully – health and safety and unfair dismissal

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Legacy Managers’ Newsletter

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New Early Careers Framework Guidance: Time for a contracts review?

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Update – Case Law and Legislative Developments – Enfranchisement

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Queen’s Speech: Ground Rent Reform

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The Queen’s Speech – Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment

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Shared Ownership – more details published

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The End of LIBOR

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The Queen’s Speech 2021 – Leasehold Reform

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Hybrid working – legal issues employers should consider

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Building Safety…an update

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HMRC rejects requests to relax UK tax residence rules in light of the pandemic

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New Employment Law Changes from 6 April 2021

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Sleeping on the Job

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Equal Pay: The Supreme Court rules that Asda retail staff can compare themselves to higher paid distribution staff

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The effect of the pandemic on lease obligations – where are we now?

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What happens to the pet when a relationship breaks down?

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EWS1 updated requirements

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SDLT Update – 2% surcharge for non-resident purchasers of dwellings

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Electronic execution platforms for Land Registry documents

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“Right to Regenerate”

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Teacher Assessed Grades 2021: Issues for Schools to Consider

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RICS’ attempt to improve access to construction professional indemnity insurance

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School Funding and Special Educational Needs

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School Admissions: ESFA review of complaints about academy Independent Appeal Panels

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Off payroll working rules from the 6th April 2020: The Client perspective

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Even more changes to the furlough scheme announced!

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COVID-19 pandemic: has it turned back the clock on gender equality?

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Covering new territory: the Employment Tribunal considers a face mask-related dismissal

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Deadline for free rapid lateral flow coronavirus tests

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Recent Budget: Boost for entrepreneurs?

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Divorce Q&A – who gets the pet when you split?

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Planning to Relocate to Europe after your divorce – now that the UK has left the EU, how might this impact your child arrangements?

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Budget 2021 – The Chancellor’s Light Touch

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SDLT Update: Temporary Reduced Rates for Residential Property Purchases Extended

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New Shared Ownership Model

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Uber Drivers: Self employed or workers?

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Harassment – is your training stale?

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The VAT domestic reverse charge on construction services

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Government U-turn on Public Sector Exit Payments

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Secondments from the UK to the EU post-Brexit – how has the position changed?

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Overseas buyers of residential property must pay extra Stamp Duty Land Tax from 1 April 2021

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Dhana Sabanathan in the FT on how those working remotely in the UK and unable to leave due to Covid could be caught by the statutory residence test

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Search Orders – a tale of a solicitor’s extraordinary instruction to destroy documents

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Welcome further funding for cladding but the devil, as always, is in the detail

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When local board minutes are not sufficient – lessons on UK corporate tax residence from the HMRC v Development Securities PLC case

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Despite Covid 19, Tier 1 (Investor) Visa applicants continue to play a vital role in UK foreign direct investment

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Changes to the COVID-19 Guidance for schools

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“Stale” diversity training no defence to harassment claim

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The Environment Bill 2019-21 – an update

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Brexit: Impact on Commercial Real Estate Transactions in England & Wales

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More changes to the furlough scheme announced

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Brexit: The effect on recognition of professional qualifications

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Post-Brexit business travel between the UK and the EU

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When Vacant Possession of a Property Is Just Too Vacant

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Impact of the Brexit Deal on Existing Contracts

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Social Housing White Paper

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The new Use Classes Order – More Changes and Challenges

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Modifying Restrictive Covenants: Not Always in the Public Interest?

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Government’s Announcement of Reforms to Make it Easier and Cheaper for Leaseholders to Buy Their Homes – What Can We Expect Next?

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Shared Ownership leaseholders can qualify for enfranchisement rights without staircasing

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Lockdown law and going to work

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RICS consultation on EWS1 now open

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Introduction to ESG Financing

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Government announces reforms to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to buy  their homes

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Covid–19: Cancellation of exams

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Covid-19: Mass testing in secondary schools – Frequently Asked Questions

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English Lockdown Regulations – January 2021

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Six factors social housing providers need to consider in 2021

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Covid-19: Reopening Schools in January

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Vicarious Liability in 2020: Big Decisions, Little Progress?

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The challenge of managing pupils with SEND and the exclusion process.

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Health and safety applies to workers as well, not just employees

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Christmas under Covid-19. A guide to the new regulations

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Schools Brief December 2020

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Covert Recordings at Work

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No Laughing Matter: Practical Jokes and Employers’ Vicarious Liability

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Gender-fluid and non-binary employees are protected under the Equality Act 2010

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Jonny Depp II v News Group Newspapers: Uncertainty in litigation outcomes

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Government to change rules on furlough and redundancy from 1 December 2020

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Academies and Maintained Schools: Challenging being named in an Education, Health and Care Plan

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COVID19: Vulnerable staff and the New National Restrictions from 5 November 2020

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Reform of shared ownership – questions still remain

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Coronavirus: Teacher Pay

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Brexit and employment law: where are we now?

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EAT finds that lack of procedure is not always unfair

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Equal Pay: Justification v Explanation

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Covid-19: Remote Education for pupils with SEN

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Tier 3 Regulations

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Wales Covid Firebreak

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Building Safety – the effect on funding arrangements, a view from the sidelines

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National Minimum Wage – Travel time, waiting time and sleep-in shifts

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COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance Claims

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Covid Regulations Rule of 6. Singing and Dancing

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Misconduct dismissals – the importance of following a correct procedure

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Appeals on appeal: the EAT considers the meaning of disciplinary appeals

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Latest Family Court Quarterly Statistics

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New immigration Rules

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Admissions law update – September 2020

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The Law Commission’s proposals for the reformation of wedding law

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Shifting Attitudes to Flexible Working

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Supreme Court decides insolvent companies can adjudicate construction disputes

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Breaching.com – renting your home online could be in breach of your lease

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Requirements for Publication of Planning and Associated Applications during the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Witness Anonymity in Disciplinary Proceedings

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Whistleblowing Complaints – Avoiding Crisis

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Discrimination arising from a disability

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Consultation on reintroducing Calderbank offers

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Reform of Leasehold Enfranchisement – The Law Commission’s Proposals

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Changes to the Use Class Order 1987

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Another Round of Regulation and Guidance – Article in Forecourt Trader

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The Building Safety Bill and the death of the EWS1

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Can it be a reasonable adjustment for employer to give an undertaking that it will pay a severance package?

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Petitioning for Parents: Parliament Considers Extending Maternity Leave during the Pandemic

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Justifying disability discrimination

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Are you prepared for the New January 2021 UK Immigration system?

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Law Commission recommendations to reform the Right to Manage

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How Build to Rent can provide solutions to challenges raised by Covid-19

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UK IMMIGRATION OPTIONS & TAX CONSIDERATIONS FOR HONG KONG CITIZENS

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Environment Bill 2019-21

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NHBC launch NHBC Accept – will this break the MMC funding deadlock?

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COVID-19: Furlough – Workers, Employees, Contractors and TUPE

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Covid-19: SEND/EHCPs (15th July 2020)

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SDLT Update: Temporary Reduced Rates for Residential Property Purchases

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Environment Bill 2019-21 – Environmental targets, improvement plans and principles

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Changes to Help to Buy from 1st April 2021

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Switching Tenure from Shared Ownership to Rented – Factors to Consider

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In Discussion: Commercial Property

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Gas safety ruling – relief for landlords

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Code of Practice For Commercial Property Relationships During the Pandemic

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Environment Bill 2019-21 – Biodiversity net gain

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Environment Bill 2019-21 – Conservation Covenants

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Flat owners succeed in claiming the freehold to a number of blocks with a common basement car park as one

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Covid-19 Immigration Update

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Harriet Calver comments on statutory rights during furlough in an article published in Yahoo Finance

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Should Flat Owners extend their leases now?

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Landlord prevented from allowing flat owner to breach their lease

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Right to Manage – Will you benefit from the potential reforms?

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AIRSPACE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL THREATENED BY COURT DECISION IN LM HOMES CASE

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Covid-19: Changes to admission appeals

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Vicarious Liability: Supreme Court Restates the Independent Contractor Defence

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Working from Home: Supporting Employees through ‘the New Normal’

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Can leaseholders of a house acquire the freehold despite their ownership not including the roof and foundations? – FREEHOLD PROPERTIES 250 LTD v BEVERLEY ANN FIELD & 18 ORS (2020)[2020] EWHC 792 (Ch)

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Neighbourly Matters

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Fire safety / building safety – no slowdown in legislative programme

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The Accidental Resident

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The use of Electronic Signatures

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Is COVID-19 a Material Adverse Change?

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COVID 19 and Charging issues

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – latest guidance and Treasury Direction

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Third Version of Government Guidance

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COVID-19: ACADEMY CONVERSION/TRANSFERS/SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

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COVID-19: BEHAVIOUR / DISCIPLINE

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Covid-19: CONTRACTS AND SUPPLIERS

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COVID19: Data Protection

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COVID-19: GOVERNANCE

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COVID-19: SAFEGUARDING

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Further Government Guidance

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Emergency Volunteering Leave

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Carry over of statutory holiday extended by up to two years

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Clarification from Government

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Self-employed income support scheme

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COVID-19: Targeted Tax Measures to Support Businesses

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HR Bullets

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Possession claims and the Coronavirus Act 2020

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Covid19 – impact on New Build Sales

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Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme

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Government bans forfeiture of commercial leases for non-payment of rents to protect business tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Closure of cafés and restaurants

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Coronavirus and the planning system

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Landlords, Tenants and COVID-19

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Courts, Tribunals and COVID-19

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Budget 2020: Changes to SDLT

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CMA crack down on mis-selling: what to consider

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Immigration Bill 2020

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Are you ready for the new off-payroll working rules?

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Flexible Working Report: Panel Discussion

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Reflections on becoming a step family

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Brexit and employment law: keep calm and carry on

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Addressing the Risk of Partner Misconduct in the Post #MeToo Era: A Practical Approach for Firms

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Tenant Re-Writes Lease Contract to put Premises to a Different Use Against the Landlord’s Wishes

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Testing the waters – Refusal to accept trans-women as women is not a protected ‘philosophical belief’

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‘No beards’ dress code requirement was unlawful

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Believe it or not – discrimination because of ethical veganism beliefs can be unlawful

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Consolidated and updated government position on “Advice Note 14”

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The changing landscape of Property Tax

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Hard Lessons for the BBC: Samira Ahmed’s Equal Pay Claim

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Vegans but not vegetarians – protected beliefs under the Equality Act

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Are You Prepared for 5AMLD and the Impact on Offshore Trusts?

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Flat owners exercising their right to a new longer lease must pay a premium to the landlord.

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Employment Law: Manifesto pledges

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Do employee salary details constitute confidential information?

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“Words have Wings” – the Far-Reaching Effects of Discriminatory Remarks

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Workforce Conference: Wellbeing Panel Takeaways

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Flat Owners’ Enfranchisement Claim Survives Tribunal Deadline Breach

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Ilke Homes MMC Factory Visit

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Leave it to the experts?

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Cruel Intentions or Good Intentions? Redevelopment and the 1954 Act after the Franses case

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Emails, Contracts and CAUTION!

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Section 84: an ally for developers?

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Unconscious Bias: Key takeaways from Natasha Wallace’s session at our Workforce Conference

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5 Reasons for Housebuilders to support MMC

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When does a “flat” exist for the purpose of making a lease extension or collective freehold claim

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Voting on CVA proposals – Is it time to level the playing field for landlords?

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Attracting and retaining the best talent: Key takeaways from Jacqueline Davies’ session at our Workforce Conference

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Modern Methods of Construction Seminar

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Brexit immigration myths debunked – Spotlight on: EU citizens’ employment rights and moving to the UK after Brexit

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Home Secretary announces that applications to the EU Settlement Scheme are on the rise as Brexit approaches

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Brexit immigration myths debunked – Spotlight on: The EU Settlement Scheme

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Webinar: Holiday Pay Post Harpur Trust Vs Brazel

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Individuals from our Social Housing, Housing Finance, Construction and Real Estate teams are quoted in Property Reporter

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Bettina Bender is quoted in People Management

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MIPIM Cycle 2019

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Are you born to be a Lawyer?

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Largest housing association in London ends fixed-term tenancies

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Alison Gorlov, Andrew Murray & Paul Irving recognized in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.

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Charis Beverton discusses cladding in Construction Manager

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Parents evening: who attends during divorce and going forward?

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MIPIM Cycle 2018

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Deciding on who your children will live with

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Child support and access to your children

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Conveyancing FAQs

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Enfranchisement FAQs

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Agreeing on the amount of child maintenance

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Dividing Assets: Ensuring you get your fair share

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Joint Assets: How to protect yourself

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Maintained Schools, Academies and Multi Academy Trusts: The Role of the Clerk

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Financial Orders

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Should I get a pre-nup?

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Is what I say during mediation confidential?

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Mediation vs going to court

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Mediation: The basics

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Using mediation in conjunction with court proceedings

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Agreeing to Mediation

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When you are the financially weaker party in your divorce

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