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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 Employment

When Can Employees Refuse to Work?

Friday, 12 January 2018

In Rochford v WNS Global Services, the Court of Appeal held that a wronged employee does not have the right to refuse all work given to him until the wrong has been remedied.

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Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Fraudsters Targeting Independent Schools

Friday, 12 January 2018

The Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert about a current trend in fraudulent activity targeting independent schools, their parents and students.

Fraudsters Targeting Independent Schools

Articles & Blogs Employment

Pre-Termination Negotiations - When Are Conversations Confidential?

Friday, 12 January 2018

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Basra v BJSS Ltd has provided some useful clarification regarding the extent of the statutory exclusion of pre-termination negotiations...

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Articles & Blogs Employment

Perceived Disability - A Cautionary Tale

Friday, 12 January 2018

The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) decision of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey demonstrates how a non-disabled employee can succeed in a claim for discrimination because of a perceived disability.

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Gender Pay Gap - EHRC Consults on Draft Enforcement Strategy

Friday, 12 January 2018

On 19 December 2017, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) opened a consultation on its draft enforcement strategy...

Gender Pay Gap - EHRC Consults on Draft Enforcement Strategy

Articles & Blogs Family Business

Who Dares Wins! The Time is Right for a SSAS in Your Succession Planning

Friday, 12 January 2018

Peter Collier, of Hurley Partners, the private client advisory and asset management firm, discusses how you can use value in your company SSAS to help resolve succession planning in the family business.

Who Dares Wins! The Time is Right for a SSAS in Your Succession Planning

Articles & Blogs Family Business

50:50 Shades of Grey - The Sequel

Friday, 12 January 2018

In this article David Emanuel, head of Family Business, looks at practical consequences of breakdown in relations between family members of a 50:50 company and how these can be avoided by careful planning.

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Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Know Your Healthcare Advisor - Paul Heath

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

Paul Heath is a Senior Associate in our Healthcare Corporate and Banking team with over 15 years' experience in Company Law.

Know Your Healthcare Advisor - Paul Heath

Articles & Blogs Commercial Property Healthcare

Sale and Leaseback in Primary Care Part 2: How is a Sale and Leaseback Deal Negotiated?

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

This article is the second in a 3-part series on Sale and Leaseback in Primary Care.

Sale and Leaseback in Primary Care Part 2: How is a Sale and Leaseback Deal Negotiated?

Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare Immigration

Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What EU Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

As has been widely reported, the UK government and European Commission released a joint report in December on the status of the Brexit negotiations.

Citizens' Rights After Brexit - What EU Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

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A Change in Approach to Holiday Pay Entitlement for Workers

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

A recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) case has confirmed that where workers are denied their right to take paid annual leave, the entitlement carries over indefinitely.

A Change in Approach to Holiday Pay Entitlement for Workers

Articles & Blogs Commercial Property

Government Response on Reforming the Leasehold Residential Market

Monday, 08 January 2018

The government recently undertook a consultation to seek views on the most pressing areas for reform in the leasehold market.

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Articles & Blogs Charities

Charity Commission Publishes Response to Consultation on the Annual Return for 2018

Monday, 08 January 2018

The Commission has now published its response to the consultation

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Articles & Blogs Employment

Employment Law - What to Expect in 2018

Friday, 05 January 2018

2017 was a significant year for employers and employees alike, with the Taylor Review offering an insight into the gig economy and the Supreme Court's momentous ruling on tribunal fees. What, then, can be expected of 2018?

Employment Law - What to Expect in 2018

Articles & Blogs Public Sector

HMRC Publishes New Briefings for VAT on Sporting Facilities

Thursday, 04 January 2018

Anyone checking the list of HMRC VAT notices on Friday 29 December 2017 may have noticed that HMRC published some briefings...

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