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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

More and More Mergers

Friday, 05 February 2016

In January we ran our Managing Change seminar, which we have been doing in conjunction with BDO LLP and others for over 20 years.

More and More Mergers

Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs

Data Protection Update - UK Regulator Publishes its Response to the European Court of Justice's Ruling on Safe Harbour

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

In October, the European Court of Justice found that Safe Harbour, the route used by many organisations to lawfully transfer personal data to the USA, was invalid.

Articles & Blogs Further Education

Managing Stress and Encouraging Staff Wellbeing in Colleges

Friday, 13 November 2015

Whilst work can have a positive effect on an individual's self-esteem, general wellbeing and confidence , it can also have a potentially negative impact on physical and mental health.

Articles & Blogs Aerospace & Defence

Good Faith Clauses in Supply Chain Contracts

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The aerospace and defence sector often has complex and interdependent contractual structures. An increasing issue in such contracts is good faith clauses.

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for Universities

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 consolidates previous legislation relating to slavery and trafficking under two main offences: servitude or forced labour, and arranging or facilitating the travel of an individual with a view to that person being exploited.

Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for Universities

Articles & Blogs Charities

Strict Rules Proposed for the Charities Sector

Monday, 28 September 2015

Earlier this year we reported on the Government's response to the controversy surrounding 'aggressive fundraising'.

Articles & Blogs Family Business

Prenups - Are They Worth the Paper They're Written On?

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

The number of couples entering into prenuptial agreements (or 'prenups') is on the rise.

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Hope for Trustees Concerned About Self-Dealing

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

Trustees' obligations to protect the interests of the benficiaries is paramount.

Articles & Blogs Commercial Contracts Blogs

What to do now? - Our top tips

Thursday, 06 August 2015

Ensure all contractual information (contact information, delivery periods, returns policies, remedies, etc.) is clearly stated in your terms.

Articles & Blogs Public Sector

Internal Investigations - Ensuring a Fair Approach

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case has highlighted a number of considerations for employers carrying out internal investigations.

Articles & Blogs Employment

Dismissing Christian over Comments on Homosexuality Held to be Discrimination

Friday, 19 June 2015

In Mbuyi v Newpark Childcare (Shepherds Bush) Ltd the Employment Tribunal (ET) found that a Christian nursery assistant was subject to religious discrimination.

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Court Allows Contract to be Binding Despite not being Formed as Prescribed

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

Reveille Independent LLC v Anotech International UK Limited, Court of Appeal

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Former Head of MHRA and EMA Advocates EU Membership for UK

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Professor Sir Kent Woods, has written a piece in The Guardian newspaper talking about what he sees as the importance of membership of the European Union for the pharma industry.

Articles & Blogs Technology & Startups

Is your car safe? Researchers Use Digital Radio Broadcasts to Seize Control of Vehicle

Friday, 15 April 2016

Car infotainment systems can allow drivers to play music and videos, view maps, see system updates –and they can also allow an attacker to take complete control over the vehicle’s brakes and other functions.