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From childhood to lawyer to partner and mother

Alexandra Milton

05.12.2022

I was born in a town in the North East of England called Middlesbrough which is famous for its industry…

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What Is ESG – Environmental, Social, and Governance – and where did it come from?

Belinda Walters

22.11.2022

The recent COP27 conference has been another reminder of the importance to us all of sustainability and the drive to…

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Redundancy pools of one – proceed with caution

Jo Boxhall

22.11.2022

What significance does the recent case of Mogane v Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have on fair redundancy procedures?…

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Succession planning – why I do what I do

Philip Whitcomb

22.11.2022

The author PG Wodehouse once wrote “it was a confusion of ideas between him and one of the lions he…

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Harpur Trust and holiday pay for part-year workers – what have we learned so far?

Olivia Stanton

22.11.2022

Since the issuing of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Harpur Trust v Brazel case on holiday entitlement and pay…

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New guidance on preventing hair discrimination in schools

Jo Boxhall

21.11.2022

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published guidance in October stating that preventing school pupils from wearing their hair…

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Behaviour in schools guidance – what should schools be doing now?

Olivia Stanton

21.11.2022

The Department for Education has recently issued updated “Behaviour in schools” guidance. Importantly, this updated guidance now explicitly states that…

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What does the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse report mean for independent schools?

Adam McRae-Taylor

21.11.2022

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) released its long-awaited final report on 20 October 2022. It sets out…

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Risks to tax reliefs for independent schools: could charitable foundations be the answer?

George Shepherd

21.11.2022

At the 2022 Labour Party Conference, Shadow Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson repeated Labour’s plans to end tax reliefs for independent…

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Autumn Statement – Are there any personal tax planning opportunities?

Daniel Milano

18.11.2022

There were concerns regarding drastic and immediate tax changes in the Autumn Statement, but this did not occur. For example,…

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Autumn statement 2022

Alex Wavell

18.11.2022

The Chancellor has given his Autumn Statement. Given the current economic challenges – regarding the pandemic, and the war in Ukraine,…

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What happens to a family business in divorce?

Daniel Flynn

17.11.2022

You started out on your own but, through hard work and determination, you’ve built your business from a side-project into…

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