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Choisir le bon modèle de travail hybride

16 Jul, 2021
Les modèles de travail hybride, c’est-à-dire ce savant dosage de télétravail et de journées en présentiel au bureau présente à la fois des opportunités et des enjeux...
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Employment (individual)

As businesses adopt new working models post pandemic – what must you consider as an employee

15 Jul, 2021
As many businesses adopt hybrid working models, where their employees split their time between working from home and attending the workplace, we’re seeing those employees...
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Vacancies

Everyone has an Estate – does everyone need a Plan?  

8 Jun, 2021
We Brits don’t like talking about inheritances it seems – particularly before the event.  But when (according to one recent survey) £5.5tn is expected to change hands through...
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Commercial dispute resolution

Completion accounts in share purchase agreements – avoiding disputes

5 May, 2021
What are completion accounts and why are they used? A buyer of a business will usually base their offer to purchase it on the most recent financial statements – typically...
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Residential property / Tax advice

New SDLT rate from 1 April 2021 - Non-Resident Surcharge

7 Apr, 2021
SDLT holidays The SDLT ‘holiday’ that can save up to £15,000 on the purchase of a house or other dwelling was due to end on 31 March, but has been extended to purchases...
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Coronavirus hub / Real estate

Covid-19 and the recovery of rent arrears: what options do landlords have left?

25 Mar, 2021
Update 25 March 2021: As expected, the Government has announced that the current restrictions on landlords will be extended from 31 March 2021 to 30 June 2021. This coincides with...
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Construction

Section 233B Insolvency Act 1986 – What does it mean for construction contracts?

21 Mar, 2021
The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020 introduced a raft of measures designed to provide additional protection to companies in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. ...
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Banking & finance

LIBOR - the end game

4 Mar, 2021
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
From 1 April 2021 new and re-financed loans should no longer reference LIBOR. That is not an April fools’, but a very real milestone set by the Working Group on Sterling...
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Employment (business) / Employment (individual)

The Supreme Court has the final say on the employment status of Uber drivers

19 Feb, 2021
The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in Uber v Aslam and has concluded that the employment status of Uber drivers is rightly that of “worker” rather than “self-...
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Real estate

Electronic Communications Code (the Code) and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the Act)

1 Feb, 2021
Court of Appeal decision on the case of Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited (CTIL) v Ashloch and APW [2021] EWCA Civ 90 CA   The Court of Appeal has...
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Brexit hub - what does the Brexit deal mean for business?

27 Jan, 2021
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
The dawn of 2021 has brought with it the agreement by the UK and the EU of the terms of their future trading relationship. ...
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The third national lockdown and extension of the furlough scheme

19 Jan, 2021
We look at the implications for employers of the third national lockdown which was announced on 4th January 2021 and in particular the extension of the furlough scheme during this...
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Real estate

Insurance revisited

15 Jan, 2021
Update from 15 January 2021 Latest update on  FCA’s ‘business interruption insurance’ test case. The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment dismissing the insurers’...
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Leasehold enfranchisement / Real estate

Who will be eligible? Recommendations for reform in the leasehold sector

9 Jan, 2021
Amy Jackson looks at how the Law Commission proposes to reform the qualification criteria for tenants looking to buy their freehold or extend their lease and the potential...
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Leasehold enfranchisement

Law Commission’s proposals for leasehold reform – dispute resolution and costs

8 Jan, 2021
Kerry Glanville explains the recommendations that have been made for the determination of disputes and the recovery of costs in the context of reforms to leasehold. This article...
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Leasehold enfranchisement / Real estate

The Future of Homeownership - Reinvigorating Commonhold in the 21st Century

7 Jan, 2021
The reform of leasehold home ownership is at the forefront of the political agenda and the Law Commission has recently recommended wholesale changes which will transform the...
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Employment (business)

Banning non-competition clauses – how will you be affected?

17 Dec, 2020
You could be forgiven for missing the radical steps by the government to overhaul the protection businesses have long relied on. The UK government is currently consulting on the...
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Commercial dispute resolution

Injunctions

15 Dec, 2020
What is an injunction? An injunction is a court order that requires a party to either carry out a specific act (for example to hand over items, documents or information) or...
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Employment (business)

The impact of Brexit on your workforce. Seven practical steps to help you prepare for upcoming changes to immigration rules

7 Dec, 2020
As the Brexit transition period ended on 11pm 31st December 2020, it is now more important than ever to consider the  potential impact of Brexit on your workforce. There are key...
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Leasehold enfranchisement / Real estate

What it means for a building to be subject to Right to Manage

27 Nov, 2020
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
Here is a short guide as to the implications for a landlord where a building has been the subject of a successful Right to Manage (RTM) claim made by the tenants. RTM management...
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