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May
26
2017

Michael Sippitt for World Finance: How the Commonwealth can make Brexit a success
#Clarkslegal #Environment

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal, has article published in World Finance...

May
26
2017

Home Office refuses to grant Entrepreneur Visa to Inventor of ‘Smart’ Walking Stick
#Immigration

This week, ITV reported that the Home Office have refused to grant Neha Chaudhry, an award winning young Pakistani entrepreneur, a visa to remain in the country as a highly skilled migrant...

May
26
2017

EAT re-affirms that three-month gap in series of holiday pay deductions breaks the chain
#Employment

In Fulton and another v Bear Scotland Ltd (No.2) the EAT confirmed its earlier decision that a gap of more than 3 months in a series of deductions, breaks the chain for the purposes of an unlawful deductions claim...

May
26
2017

General Election 2017: Party Manifestos on Data Protection
#Employment

Given the growing importance of data protection to our everyday life, it is unsurprising that the issue is mentioned in the manifestos for the upcoming General Election...

May
26
2017

It’s Good to Talk: The cost of failing to inform and consult on TUPE
#Employment

In the recent Employment Tribunal case of Holden v Spice Valley Restaurants Ltd and others the employer, a restaurant, went into administration. ...

May
25
2017

Monica Atwal writes for BQ on the Business Benefits of Immigration
#Immigration #Press

Monica Atwal, Managing Partner of Clarkslegal, explains why immigration is important to UK business and the sustainability of our economy....

May
24
2017

Clarkslegal Team Completes the 2017 London Legal Walk
#Clarkslegal #Press

On Monday 22nd May, Clarkslegal participated in the #LondonLegalWalk. We walked with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London....

May
22
2017

Chairman Michael Sippitt meets Baroness Patricia Scotland
#Clarkslegal #Environment

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform recently met with Baroness Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, to discuss important issues around climate finance, sustainability, and SME development including business and supply chain integrity....

May
22
2017

The UK needs both friends and friends of friends
#Clarkslegal #Environment

The UK Government aims to rebuild and make the most of the many long relationships the UK has around the world represented by the Commonwealth of 52 nations....

May
22
2017

Clarkslegal Appointed by London Universities Purchasing Consortium
#Dispute Resolution #Commercial

Clarkslegal is delighted to have been appointed to the panels for both Dispute Resolution and Commercial work by the London Universities Purchasing Consortium following a rigorous and competitive tender process carried out by the Consortium on behalf of its many member organisations as well as the North Eastern Universities, the Southern Universities, the North Western and the Higher Education Wales purchasing consortia....

May
19
2017

Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Manifestos – Key Employment & Immigration Law Pledges
#Employment #UK Immigration

With the general election fast approaching, we have set out the key employment law points from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos....

May
18
2017

Conservatives Manifesto: Pledge to Double Immigration Skills Charge
#Immigration

Launching the Tories Manifesto today, Theresa May has said a strong economy and delivering Brexit were top priorities. On immigration, the Tories have vowed to uphold the party’s promise to reduce net migration...

May
17
2017

Support us in the London Legal Walk!
#Clarkslegal

On Monday 22nd May, Clarkslegal will be participating in the #LondonLegalWalk. We are walking with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London....

May
17
2017

Monica Atwal writes for The Guardian on Theresa May claiming to be the champion of workers
#Employment #Press

Managing Partner Monica Atwal explains in her letter to The Guardian that Theresa May’s 11 pledges on workers’ rights proposes nothing new and are already covered by current legislation and business initiatives....

May
16
2017

Monica Atwal writes for The Telegraph on Zero-hours contracts: what should employers think about?
#Employment #Press

Zero-hours contracts offer pros and cons for workers and small company owners – and there are responsibilities and legal issues to consider....

May
15
2017

JCT 2016 Edition Release Now Complete
#Construction

JCT has now released all of the 2016 edition of its standard form suite of construction contracts....

May
12
2017

The Great Repeal Bill and its impact on Employment Law
#Employment

Employment rights will continue after Brexit as they did immediately before, at least in the short-term! ...

May
11
2017

Positive Discrimination and Brexit
#Immigration #Employment

The impact of Brexit is beginning to be felt by employers. Initial anecdotal evidence about the impact of Brexit leading to a drop in EU applicants applying for and remaining in roles is now beginning to be backed up by statistics in some sectors. The urge for employers is to offer reassurance and support for EU employees to ensure that they retain skilled employees and avoid a higher turnover of staff....

May
11
2017

10 Tips for Challenging the Result of a Public Tender
#Dispute Resolution

Following our recent webinar, we have produced some “Top Tips” which we hope that any business which finds itself needing to challenge a procurement award will find useful....

May
11
2017

Easements – Rights to Recreation Added to Possible Classes of Easement
#Real Estate

The right to do something on someone else’s land (such as use a track or lay pipes) in perpetuity appears to be a pretty simple concept. In practice, what the law calls “easements” are more complex to define. A recent case has made the definition of what can constitute an easement wider....

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