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 Independent Schools
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
On 11 December 2015 a revised version of the guidance Supporting pupils with medical conditions, was published.
Articles & Blogs Employment
Friday, 17 July 2015
In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has considered whether the band of reasonable responses could be expanded depending on the seriousness of the act of misconduct to the particular employer.
Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
One of the big questions facing the pharmaceuticals and life sciences and healthcare sectors is: what to do about the growing resistance of superbugs to antibiotics?
Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an Employment Tribunal (ET) must reconsider whether it is possible for a profound 'belief in the proper and efficient use of public money...
Articles & Blogs Family Business
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
With increasing competition, some family businesses may find if beneficial to invest in brand development. This can help to achieve positive distinctiveness in a crowded market.
Articles & Blogs Private Client
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
With the arrival of Spring’s longer lighter days, we welcome Partner Samantha Hickman, who now leads our family and divorce law team.
Articles & Blogs Commercial Property
Friday, 05 February 2016
In Summer Budget of 2015, the Chancellor announced three proposals intended to target the treatment of foreign domiciled individuals compared with those domiciled in the UK.
Articles & Blogs Procurement
Friday, 22 January 2016
Since the remedies directive was introduced in 2008, the number and type of procurement disputes in the UK market has increased enormously.
In 2015, the government announced that all employers with over 250 employees would be required to publish information relating to their gender pay gap.
Friday, 10 July 2015
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an Employment Tribunal (ET) should not have struck out a claim for unfair dismissal for having made protected disclosures on the basis that the employee had not told the employer about the disclosures.
Friday, 12 August 2016
Pharmacy Minister, Alistair Burt, has announced his resignation.
In April 2016, the Home Office published new statutory guidance on female genital mutilation ('FGM') replacing Female Genital Mutilation: Guidelines to protect children and women (2014).
Articles & Blogs Charities
Friday, 01 July 2016
We round-up some recent Commission inquiry reports and the lessons to be learned
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
There has been much press coverage recently about the new residence nil-rate band allowance for inheritance tax.
Thursday, 14 April 2016
This is the second in a series of articles in which we take you step by step through the sale of a family business.