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  • Gender diversity in the boardroom weblink

    Briefings | 17 November 2014

    The appointment of Patrice Merrin to the board of Glencore was described as a ‘historic day for the FTSE’ representing the end of all-male boards in the FTSE 100.

  • Prescriptions for apps weblink

    Briefings | 14 November 2014

    On 13 November, the NHS announced a ‘radical’ new idea to become fully paperless — that is to say, provide more services online.

  • Takeover Code update weblink

    Briefings | 14 November 2014

    A pair of consultation papers released over the summer outline areas where the Takeover Panel is seeking to improve the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

  • Cyber security — blanket? weblink

    Briefings | 14 November 2014

    Tim Ryan guides us through the cyber-security puzzle with five useful recommendations.

  • Standard market: perception vs reality weblink

    Briefings | 13 November 2014

    For companies looking to move to the Main Market, there has been a concern as to whether there will be sufficient liquidity in the market for shares in companies with standard listings.

  • Earn more pay for taking the same holiday weblink

    Briefings | 10 November 2014

    The EAT has confirmed that all elements of a worker’s normal remuneration must be taken into account when calculating holiday pay.

  • Banking reform — the reversal of the burden of proof and criminal liability weblink

    Briefings | 5 November 2014

    This note focuses on two aspects of the new rules that have attracted the most vocal criticism.

  • Look before you fund: litigation funders liable for indemnity costs weblink

    Briefings | 30 October 2014

    Lord Justice Christopher Clarke held litigation funders liable for the costs of successful opponents in Excalibur Ventures v Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.

  • Will ‘unlimited’ holidays take off? weblink

    Briefings | 30 October 2014

    Richard Branson has introduced a ‘non-policy’ on holidays for 170 staff in the UK and the US. This ‘radical’ approach has already been, in part, rolled out by Netflix.

  • Arbitration: the good, the bad and the ugly weblink

    Briefings | 1 October 2014

    The recent £22m arbitration award against HM Government in favour of Raytheon, provider of the troubled UN E-Borders project, has once again shone the spotlight on international commercial arbitration.

  • Employment status top tips weblink

    Briefings | 30 September 2014

    Memery Crystal’s Merrill April presents five top tips regarding employment status.

  • Tim’s top tax tips weblink

    Briefings | 29 September 2014

    Partner Tim Crosley gives his seven key employment tax tips that businesses should bear in mind.

  • New reporting obligations for mining and oil and gas companies weblink

    Briefings | 26 September 2014

    From January 2015, certain companies will be required to report annually on the payments that they have made to governments during the year.

  • AIM update on developments in Ukraine weblink

    Briefings | 22 September 2014

    AIM-listed companies and nominated advisers must have adequate regard to developments in Ukraine and in particular to EU sanctions against Russia.

  • Client note: mediation? weblink

    Briefings | 9 September 2014

    Will it ever be reasonable to refuse to mediate? The following are circumstances that might be exceptions to the usual rule.

  • Thinking about that holiday... The subject of holiday in employment law weblink

    Briefings | 5 August 2014

    The subject of holiday in employment law has been somewhat of a moveable feast, with a number of high-profile court decisions in recent years, both at domestic and European level, resulting in a number of changes in the law.

  • Opposed lease renewals: stepping into the (tenant) breach… weblink

    Briefings | 18 July 2014

    The Court of Appeal has provided useful guidance as to when a landlord may justifiably oppose a tenant’s lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

  • Restrictive covenants — are you protected? weblink

    Briefings | 3 July 2014

    Non-competition restrictive covenants have been described by a leading judge as ‘the most powerful weapon in the employer’s armoury’.

  • Supreme Court of Iraq rules in favour of KRG on oil exports weblink

    Briefings | 2 July 2014

    The Supreme Court of Iraq has rejected the request of the Iraqi federal oil minister to rule against the right of the KRG to export oil out of Kurdistan.

  • Putting flexibility into flexible working requests weblink

    Briefings | 2 July 2014

    From 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working becomes available to all employees.

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