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Charity trustees’ annual reports – how can charities better evidence their impact?

Never more in demand but still not properly valued, charities need to provide better information to allow proper measurement of their work. Speaking on 23 November during Civil Society Media’s Charity Finance Week 2020 Andy Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, suggested the social sector’s contribution is often “underestimated and overshadowed… relative to […]

Can discrimination be justified on the grounds of costs alone?

The recent Court of Appeal case of Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice (2020) considered whether an employer is justified in discriminating against an employee if the actions reduce company costs. The facts The claimant, Mr Craig Heskett, was employed as a probation officer in Kent. In 2016, the claimant brought proceedings against the respondent for […]

Sponsoring EU and non-EU nationals post-Brexit

We recently hosted a webinar on Sponsoring EU and Non-EU Nationals Post-Brexit. Thank you if you attended this webinar. If you would like a reminder of the key takeaways or if you were unable to attend the webinar, please see below for our key takeaway points from the session. Applying for a sponsorship licence You […]

Virtual planning appeals – a COVID-19 exclusive or the future of planning appeals?

Shoosmiths Emma Cartledge-Taylor examines the use of virtual planning appeals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The benefits, the drawbacks and whether virtual planning appeals will form part of the future of planning appeals. When lockdown hit in March this year, the planning industry was forced to embrace technology on a bigger scale than ever seen before. […]

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Karanović & Nikolić attends Commission’s anniversary

Karanović & Nikolić attorneys were among the guests at the Republic of Serbia’s Commission for the Protection of Competition’s 10 year anniversary celebration, which also included an international conference on the topic of the law and policy of competition protection. The conference was opened by Deputy Prime Minister, Prof. Dr Kori Udovički, President of the […]

Business Leadership awards alumni: Addleshaw Goddard KM team

The trend for knowledge management (KM) and its specialists, to move ever closer to the strategic core of law firms’ businesses was highlighted perfectly by the success of Addleshaw Goddard at last year’s Business Leadership Awards. The award also highlighted the trend towards firms working in partnership on client matters.

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