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Brave Future - practical tips and legal advice for businesses

14 Oct, 2020
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
The Covid-19 global pandemic has had an impact on all businesses forcing us to adapt to new ways of working. Some industries have been impacted harder than others with businesses...
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Real estate blog

Consultation: A call for the views of land development professionals

12 Oct, 2020
In August, the Government issued a consultation paper entitled ‘Transparency and competition: A call for evidence on data on land control’ . The final date for submission of...
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Brexit blog

The Brexit/Covid double whammy for construction

9 Oct, 2020
With the majority of the construction industry still scrambling to ‘steady the ship’ thanks to the fall-out from Covid this year, it feels as if the end of the transition...
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Commercial disputes blog

Help – An Employee Has Stolen My Data!

9 Oct, 2020
  Stop – don’t panic. It is surprisingly common for an employee to (perhaps inadvertently) take material with them when they leave a company.  Your first step is to...
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Food & drink blog

The Job Support Scheme within the hospitality sector

6 Oct, 2020
Last week the government announced the new ‘Job Support Scheme’ which comes into effect on 1st November 2020 and will replace the existing ‘Furlough’ Scheme. The scheme...
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Family law blog

Can I resolve child dispute without court proceedings?

6 Oct, 2020
This week a judge in Bristol weighed in to the debate around the overworked and under-resourced court service. Judge Wildblood issued a statement telling people not bring their...
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Commercial disputes blog

Warranty and Indemnity Claims - What's the difference and why does it matter?

22 Sep, 2020
In tough economic times buyers of businesses are going to pay close attention to the assurances they are being given by the sellers.  Those assurances are usually backed by...
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Real estate blog

Update on possession proceedings

22 Sep, 2020
  After a long six months, the stay on possession proceedings has finally been lifted. However, this does not mean an immediate return to normality. Instead, there are yet...
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Media & technology blog

Why Facial Recognition Technology Was Deemed Unlawful

10 Sep, 2020
Legal complexities surround the use of such tools after a UK police pilot scheme was blocked. In a landmark decision on 11 August, the Court of Appeal ruled that an ongoing pilot...
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Food & drink blog

Coronavirus: Some restaurants extend Eat Out to September

2 Sep, 2020
In some of our recent insights, we look at “Is this the end of the Great British pub as we know it” and “Will economic measures announced in the July ‘mini-Budget’ help...
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Wills, tax, trusts & probate blog

Virtual Witnessing of Wills: A Welcome Change

13 Aug, 2020
Since 1837 the Law surrounding the execution of a Will has required the will-maker to sign in the physical presence of at least two witnesses, who do not benefit under the Will...
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Real estate blog

Practice (Direction 55C) makes perfect?

31 Jul, 2020
First came Practice Direction 51Z; then Practice Direction 55.29; and now (drum roll please) Practice Direction 55C ("PD 55C").  PD 55C comes into effect on 23 August 2020 and...
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Trust, estates & will disputes blog

Cut out of my inheritance- what can I do?

30 Jul, 2020
People tend to avoid talking about certain topics with family members, such as what will happen to their assets after they die. Therefore, quite often, it can come as a shock to...
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Real estate blog

Close encounters of the third kind - commonhold

29 Jul, 2020
Will the proposed changes to commonhold make it a viable "third estate" for structuring home ownership and mixed use developments? We are all, to a greater or lesser degree...
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Trust, estates & will disputes blog

Delayed marriages/civil ceremonies and the impact on succession

29 Jul, 2020
We recently reported on the likely surge in individuals preparing home-made Wills in light of the Covid-19 pandemic...
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Real estate blog

Land Registry and electronic signatures update

28 Jul, 2020
There is no escape from the fallout caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and our world-rated, venerable HM Land Registry is no exception. Founded over 150 years ago, HMLR has clung...
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Wills, tax, trusts & probate blog

What is an Advance Decision?

24 Jul, 2020
Many clients have strong wishes about end of life care and when they would and would not want medical treatment. If you have specific wishes in relation to life-sustaining...
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Media & technology blog

CJEU Schrems II Decision – What now for international data transfers

24 Jul, 2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has followed the Opinion issued by the Advocate General at the end of last year and declared that the model Standard Contractual...
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Food & drink blog

The new normal: how to mitigate the impact on employees

21 Jul, 2020
In our previous blog (https://www.crippspg.co.uk/food-and-drink/will-economic-me…itality-industry/) we highlighted the new measures introduced by the Government to support the...
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Real estate blog

"Watt" now?

17 Jul, 2020
So much has, quite rightly, been going on in relation to Covid-19 recently that it seems that is all we have been talking about.  The good news is that there is now something else...
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Wills, tax, trusts & probate blog

Digital death

14 Jul, 2020
Over the last few months, technology has played an invaluable role in most of our lives.  We have been working remotely, taking part in virtual exercise classes (PE with Joe...
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