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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 Energy & Utilities Real Estate

Hinkley Point C - Opportunities for South West Companies

Thursday, 29 September 2016

The UK government has made the landmark decision to proceed with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.

Hinkley Point C - Opportunities for South West Companies

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

PwC Report Shows £3 billion Value of Community Pharmacy

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Community pharmacy contributed £3 billion to the NHS, public sector and wider society in England in 2015, according to a report from PwC.


Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Pfizer's Buying Streak Continues

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

With US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer looking set to take over swathes of the pharmaceutical industry with its multiple acquisition attempts.


Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Facebook Mogul Invests $3 Billion in Health Sector

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have announced that they are committing a huge US$3bn to medical research through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Vision for the Future of Community Pharmacy Unveiled

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

The Community Pharmacy Forward View has finally been published to the delight of many in the pharmacy sector.


Articles & Blogs Employment

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2016 will come into Force on 1 October 2016

Friday, 23 September 2016

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2016 will come into force on 1 October 2016.


Articles & Blogs Employment

Zero Hours Contracts are on the Rise

Friday, 23 September 2016

The number of people currently employed on zero hours contracts has risen by approximately 21% compared to the same period last year according to a report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).


Articles & Blogs Employment

Top Businesses Form Coalition to Tackle Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Friday, 23 September 2016

A number of high profile employers have joined an equality initiative aiming to put an end to pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace, which currently affects around 390,000 women each year.


Articles & Blogs Personal Injury

The Tour of Britain Comes to Bristol

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Tour of Britain is Britain's national tour and the UK's highest ranked cycle race attracting the world's top riders to race on UK roads in British cycling's premier road cycling event.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

I Get by with a Little Help From my Friends… Appointing an Attorney

Friday, 16 September 2016

A Lasting Power of Attorney enables someone to authorise a person of their choosing, (their Attorney) to make decisions on his or her behalf.


Articles & Blogs Personal Injury

Money's Too Tight to Mention… Protecting your Personal Injury Award

Friday, 16 September 2016

Imagine that you have ultimately succeeded in gaining compensation from a personal injury or medical negligence claim, only to then watch that money drain away as a result of various factors outside your control.


Articles & Blogs Employment

Government to Undertake Public Consultation on Caste Discrimination

Friday, 16 September 2016

The government has announced that is to undertake a full public consultation on the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010.


Articles & Blogs Employment

Statistics Reveal Increase in Legal Representation of Claimants at Employment Tribunals

Friday, 16 September 2016

The Ministry of Justice has published the latest statistics for Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunals.