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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
#Public Procurement #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....

May
09
2017

Differentiating Independent Hotels with Effective Legal Frameworks
#Hotels, Hospitality & Leisure #Corporate

Independent hotels are a key force in the UK hospitality world. As estimated by Melvin Gold Consulting, they account for 51 per cent of the market, compared to the 45 per cent for branded chain hotels....

May
08
2017

Clarkslegal Announce Chosen Charities
#Clarkslegal

As a part of our commitment to raising both awareness and funds for chosen charities, Clarkslegal have announced which organisations we will be supporting for the future...

May
05
2017

UK Curry Restaurants in Crisis as Immigration Rules Keep Out Chefs
#Immigration #Food and Restaurants

The BBC reported last week that an increasing number of Indian restaurants in Scotland were closing due to strict immigration rules which are preventing restaurants from recruiting top chefs from India....

May
05
2017

Message from Paris TAG Alliances conference
#Environment #Corporate #Employment #UK Immigration #Outsourcing & Supply Chain #Clarkslegal

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of UK law firm Clarkslegal LLP, addressed the TAG Alliances conference in Paris this week on a panel of lawyers and accountants from the US and Europe discussing the issues of Brexit, the business impact of President Trump, and the future of globalisation....

May
03
2017

Limiting Your Liability – Drafting Liability Caps
#Construction

Limitation of liability clauses are one way in which businesses can manage risk and control their maximum potential financial exposure. As a result, limitation of liability...

May
02
2017

Found the perfect venue? Watch out for hidden costs
#Real Estate #Food and Restaurants #Hospitality & Leisure

Starting up your own business can be tough, but dealing with the consequences of poor planning is even tougher. Real Estate partner Simon Ralphs and Clare Garner from Prestige Business Solutions outline the top things to look out for when searching for your perfect location...

May
02
2017

Helen Beech writes for We Are The City on the Gender Pay Gap Regulation
#Employment

Employment partner and HR extraordinaire Helen Beech discusses the Gender Pay Gap Regulation and why the call for information should be just as important to SMEs as it is to large corporations....

May
02
2017

"There will be dire skills shortages" warns Monica Atwal, speaking to Forbes Magazine on Brexit's impact on immigration in the UK
#Immigration #Employment

This week sees Clarkslegal's Managing Partner Monica Atwal discussing why Britain's future of trade will be effected by tougher immigration rules ...

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