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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 Charities

Data Monetisation - How Can Charities Benefit?

Monday, 30 May 2022

While some charities are understandably cautious about data monetisation, with the right systems and capabilities in place, it can be a useful tool for charities to grow and meet their unique challenges.

Data Monetisation - How Can Charities Benefit?

Articles & Blogs Charities

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act - How Can Charities Deal with Outstanding Coronavirus Rent Arrears?

Monday, 30 May 2022

Many charities have marked a positive return in recent months, but some continue to struggle with historic rent arrears which have built up during the pandemic.

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act - How Can Charities Deal with Outstanding Coronavirus Rent Arrears?

Articles & Blogs Charities

Is Your Charity Protected Against Marketing Mistakes?

Monday, 30 May 2022

Despite the emergence of new software and technology, human error remains inevitable and the ICO continues to take a stringent approach on breaches of data protection legislation and contravention of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

Is Your Charity Protected Against Marketing Mistakes?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs

What Does the Schools Bill Mean for You?

Friday, 27 May 2022

The Schools Bill has now been introduced to Parliament and has received its second reading in the House of Lords.

What Does the Schools Bill Mean for You?

Articles & Blogs Employment

Research Report Makes Findings on Racial Equality in the Teacher Workforce

Thursday, 26 May 2022

The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFES) has published research into ethnic disparities within the school workforce.

Research Report Makes Findings on Racial Equality in the Teacher Workforce

Articles & Blogs Employment

Future of Work Review Announced

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Following the omission of the Employment Bill from the Queen's Speech, the Government has announced Matt Warman MP will lead a review into how it can best support a thriving future UK labour market.

Future of Work Review Announced

Articles & Blogs Employment

Constructive Dismissal and Clawback Clauses

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Where an employee is constructively dismissed, their former employer cannot rely on a clawback clause in the contract of employment in order to make deductions from final salary.

Constructive Dismissal and Clawback Clauses

Articles & Blogs Charities

Pro Bono Planning Success for Car-Free Couple

Thursday, 26 May 2022

A Birmingham couple with four children made the news in recent weeks after they saved thousands of pounds by going car-free.

Pro Bono Planning Success for Car-Free Couple

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs

DfE Publishes New 'Working Together to Improve School Attendance' Guidance

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

The DfE has published new guidance for schools in tackling school attendance that will come into force from September 2022 (the guidance).

DfE Publishes New 'Working Together to Improve School Attendance' Guidance

Articles & Blogs Private Client Tax

Tax Implications for Discretionary Trusts

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Many people think about setting up a trust for their family, as it can be a useful vehicle for tax planning and providing for future generations. One type of trust is a 'discretionary trust' and we will take a deeper look at its benefits and implications.

Tax Implications for Discretionary Trusts

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

How to Challenge CQC Inspection Reports and Ratings

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

CQC ratings can have a substantial impact on healthcare services in terms of patient and service user uptake, contracting decisions, and CQC enforcement action. What options do registered providers have when challenging CQC ratings and inspection reports?

How to Challenge CQC Inspection Reports and Ratings

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHSPS Lease Regularisation - Direction 52 Requests

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Under Direction 52 of the National Health Service (General Medical Service – Premises Costs) Directions 2013, GP practices can authorise NHSE/CCG to make direct payments of financial assistance to a third party for liabilities of the practice.

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Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Blockchain - A Solution to the Pain Points in Genomics?

Friday, 20 May 2022

For those working in the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences sector, genomics is a familiar subject.

Blockchain - A Solution to the Pain Points in Genomics?

Articles & Blogs Employment Higher Education

Disability Discrimination - Lessons to Be Learned from Recent Cases

Thursday, 19 May 2022

In the last two years, multiple cases have provided greater insight into the management of disability issues and the defence of discrimination claims. We look at three such cases and key relevant lessons for HR and management in the HE sector.

Disability Discrimination - Lessons to Be Learned from Recent Cases

Articles & Blogs Employment

New High Potential Individual Visa Route - What Does It Involve?

Thursday, 19 May 2022

A new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa route will come into force on 30 May 2022, allowing graduates from highly regarded overseas universities to come to the UK to look for work or work without the need for formal sponsorship.

New High Potential Individual Visa Route - What Does it Involve?