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The National Security and Investment Bill FAQs

Tim Matthews

25.01.2021

On 11 November 2020, the UK government published the National Security and Investment Bill. The Bill forms part of a new regime to ensure that the government has the necessary powers to intervene in business takeovers, to protect national security. See below our most frequently asked questions from clients on the Bill. When will the […]

Corporate

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Rumour has it that Adele has done a deal with her husband

Annabel Bond

25.01.2021

The singer Adele has reached a financial settlement with her former husband, Simon Konecki, nearly two years after their separation. The couple began their relationship in 2011. They married in 2016, and have an 8 year old son. Their separation was announced in 2019, and Adele subsequently filed for divorce. The parties submitted their settlement […]

Family and divorce

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The effect of the Brexit trade deal on the UK sector

John Warchus

22.01.2021

The UK technology sector received an estimated £30 billion in investment between 2017 and 2019 – more than in France and Germany combined over the same period – and now the boost of a Brexit trade deal with the EU should encourage further investment into the sector here in the UK. Some of the UK-EU […]

Commercial

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Cervical screening targets are still not being met

Natalie Hirst

18.01.2021

Women between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for regular cervical screening under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. The intention is to detect abnormalities within the cervix, which could develop into cervical cancer if left untreated. A damning report by the National Audit Office in 2019 highlighted a number of problems in the […]

Clinical negligence

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What is hybrid family mediation and is it for me?

Karen Barham

18.01.2021

Family mediation is a way of sorting out any issues you might have about dividing up your finances upon a separation or divorce, and/or to discuss the arrangements for your children. In “classic” family mediation there would be you, your ex-partner / spouse and the mediator. Other professionals or a co-mediator may be involved where […]

Family and divorce

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‘No jab, no job’ – why we don’t advise employers to have a mandatory vaccination policy

Naomi Greenwood

15.01.2021

We hear in the news this week that Charlie Mullins, famously litigious founder and CEO of Pimlico Plumbers, has announced that he has instructed the company’s lawyers to draft new employment contracts making it mandatory for staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If that is the case, it is not an enviable position for those […]

Covid recovery | Employment

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Webinar: Guiding charities through meeting protocols and how to efficiently conduct business

Moore Barlow

Event date: 22.04.2021

Meetings are a fact of life when it comes to running a charity. The way a charity is structured will dictate what meetings need to be held. In this webinar Gordon Reid and Helen Harvie from the Charities Team at Moore Barlow will look at those different meetings, how they should be convened, what processes […]

Charities | Covid recovery | Webinar

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Webinar: Dealing with Charity Property – an overview of the requirements of the Charities Act and how to comply with them

Moore Barlow

Event date: 25.03.2021

Many charities have property assets, which are sometimes quite substantial. The Charities Act imposes various requirements in relation to dealings with charity property to ensure that the assets are protected for charitable purposes. In this webinar, Gordon Reid and George Shepherd from the Charities Team at Moore Barlow will explain the requirements and how charity […]

Charities | Covid recovery | Webinar

Case study

Seven figure settlement for cyclist following a road traffic collision

Moore Barlow

11.01.2021

Our serious injury solicitors took over conduct of a case that was previously being dealt with by another law firm, following a recommendation from the case management company who were providing the client’s rehabilitation programme. On the incident date, our client was cycling to work when he was struck from behind by the Defendant’s vehicle […]

Personal injury

Case study

Peter Jeffery leads team on Transparity Solutions’ significant investment from Beech Tree Private Equity

Peter Jeffery

11.01.2021

Transparity is a market leading Microsoft cloud specialist and provides major UK companies with a complete offering of Microsoft cloud manged services. The shareholders of Transparity were looking to expand the business and ensure continuous growth for the future, along with a planned exit from the company, and so decided to seek long-term investment. The […]

Corporate

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Webinar: Duties and responsibilities of charity trustees’ – what does good governance look like?

Moore Barlow

Event date: 25.02.2021

It has never been more important for charity trustees to understand the nature of their role and what is required of them, so that they can ensure to the best of their ability that the charity is well run and pursuing its objects as effectively as possible. In this webinar Gordon Reid, Helen Harvie and […]

Charities | Covid recovery | Webinar

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Clarification on who can be furloughed

Katherine Maxwell

08.01.2021

The government has updated its guidance on which employees may be put on furlough through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  It has clarified that employees will be eligible for the grant and can be furloughed if they are unable to work (including from home or working reduced hours) because they: are clinically extremely vulnerable, or […]

Covid recovery | Employment


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