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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 Brexit Charities

Brexit and the Charity Sector - What Do Trustees and Leaders Need to Be Aware Of?

Thursday, 21 January 2021

The more Brexit rolls on, the more the ongoing challenges become the new reality. What matters for trustees and senior charity leaders is to maintain awareness of the changes and an ability to know how to check up on relevant areas.

Brexit and the Charity Sector - What Do Trustees and Leaders Need to Be Aware Of?

Articles & Blogs Employment

Discrimination in a Recruitment Process

Friday, 22 January 2021

An Employment Tribunal has held that an NHS Trust discriminated on the grounds of age and sex when they failed to appoint a middle aged man who had performed best at an interview.

Discrimination in Recruitment Process

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

What Are the Latest UK Travel Restrictions?

Friday, 22 January 2021

Following concerns about new coronavirus (COVID-19) variants, the Government has made a series of changes to the measures they have put in place in relation to travellers to the UK.

What Are the Latest UK Travel Restrictions?

Articles & Blogs Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated Government Guidance

Friday, 22 January 2021

The Government has recently published guidance on whether HMRC can publish claims by employers under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the current approach to apprenticeships during the national lockdown.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated Government Guidance

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment Technology & Startups

Employment Law - What Changes Will Happen in 2021?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

It’s a good time to take a general look at what’s on the employment law horizon for 2021. The pandemic dominates all our lives at the moment but there are other developments worth noting.

Employment Law - What Changes Will Happen in 2021?

Articles & Blogs Corporate Technology & Startups

Ready, Set, Go! How to Ensure Your Business Is 'Investment Ready'

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Raising growth capital for businesses is a challenge. From a legal perspective, there are steps you can take to make the investment process more straightforward.

Ready, Set, Go! How to Ensure Your Business Is 'Investment Ready'

Articles & Blogs Employment Technology & Startups

The Future of Work

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

The pandemic has seen some rapid changes in the way people work, particularly in sectors where remote working is a possibility, such as the tech sector. So what does the future hold in 2021? We highlight some of the key issues, with links to further info.

The Future of Work

Articles & Blogs Tax Technology & Startups

Proposed Changes to Capital Gains Tax - What Will This Mean for the Tech Sector?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Many more people may have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) if the recommendations of a government ordered report are adopted.

Proposed Changes to Capital Gains Tax - What Will This Mean for the Tech Sector?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Is the GPhC Guaranteeing COVID-19 Immunity?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Andrew Andrews assesses whether the General Pharmaceutical Council has taken a relaxed attitude to its standards during the pandemic.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

How Might Blockchain Impact the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain?

Monday, 18 January 2021

Distributed ledger technologies have continued to attract a great amount of interest from governments, businesses and consumers in 2021.

How Might Blockchain Impact the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain?

Articles & Blogs Employment

'Naming and Shaming' of Employers Who Fail to Comply with National Minimum Wage Rules Resumes

Friday, 15 January 2021

We previously detailed the increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates from 6 April 2021. It is important that employers identify the workers affected by such increases in order to avoid breaches of the NMW legal framework.

'Naming and Shaming' of Employers Who Fail to Comply with National Minimum Wage Rules Resumes

Articles & Blogs Brexit Employment Immigration

How Will the Post-Brexit Trade Deal Affect UK Employment and Immigration Law?

Friday, 15 January 2021

On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU finally agreed a trade deal, in the form of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). Both sides immediately moved to claim they had been victorious in the negotiations…

How Will the Post-Brexit Trade Deal Affect UK Employment and Immigration Law?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Lockdown - Guidance Changes Employers Need to Know

Friday, 15 January 2021

England has now entered a third national lockdown which is expected to remain in place until the middle of February 2021 although it may be that this is extended. What do employers need to know about lockdown guidance this time around?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Lockdown - Guidance Changes Employers Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) has intensified in recent weeks, with the emergence of the new variant and the third national lockdown. However, there is good news on the horizon in the guise of the vaccination roll out.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

New Vaccine Hub Heralds Exciting New Era in India-UK Life Sciences Relations

Monday, 11 January 2021

Following Brexit, the UK is looking for new international trade opportunities. In life sciences as well as other sectors, where better to push on than with India? That seems to be the UK Government's view.

New Vaccine Hub Heralds Exciting New Era in India-UK Life Sciences Relations