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Excise Duties: 2020 State Budget (SB) Proposal

Alcohol and alcoholic beverages – Rates applicable in the Autonomous Region of Madeira The SB Proposal changes the tax rate applicable to spirits declared for consumption in the Autonomous Region of Madeira from EUR 1, 237.58/hl to EUR 1,241.29/hl. Soft Drinks – Rates The SB Proposal increases the rates applicable to soft drinks, excluding drinks […]

Brexit and other tax implications

By Samuel Fernandes de Almeida The United Kingdom ceased to be a Member State of the Union as of 30 January 2020, so the question arises as to the applicability of many other provisions contained in Portuguese domestic law. On the 30th of January, the United Kingdom ceased to be a member state of the […]

Coronavirus – A bug coming to your workplace soon?

By Kevin McCavish The inevitable has happened. Coronavirus has arrived in London with the first patient being diagnosed yesterday. This brings the total number of those infected in the UK by Covid-19, the official name given to the coronavirus by the World Health Organisation, to 9. In Brighton, where two GP surgeries have already closed […]

Natasha’s Law – New rules on food labelling

By Joanne Sear, CJ Ntsiu We look at the new rules on food labelling coming into force next year, and when additional information will have to be provided, particularly in relation to allergens. Background In 2016, Natasha Ednan-Laperouse suffered a severe allergic reaction after eating sesame seeds in a baguette purchased from a high street […]

Warning for Insolvency Practitioners dealing with personal data

By Lynsey Robinson The FCA, ICO and FSCS have released a statement warning licensed Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) and FCA-authorised firms to be responsible when dealing with personal data. The statement highlights concerns about IPs/ authorised firms unlawfully selling personal client data to claims management companies (CMC) when acting on administrations. Under Data Protection legislation, consideration […]

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Devereux Chambers fills chief exec role with Bakers hire

Devereux Chambers is to install a chief executive after hiring Baker & McKenzie director of marketing and business development Beverly Landais. Beverly Landais The set has created the new role for Landais in a bid to improve its profile and strengthen its three core practice areas of commercial, employment and personal injury. Head of chambers […]

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Devereux Chambers fills chief exec role with Bakers hire

Devereux Chambers is to install a chief executive after hiring Baker & McKenzie director of marketing and business development Beverly Landais. Beverly Landais The set has created the new role for Landais in a bid to improve its profile and strengthen its three core practice areas of commercial, employment and personal injury. Head of chambers […]

SJ Berwin builds up Gazeley ties with £1.8bn letting

SJ Berwin and Maxwell Winward have advised Gazeley and the UK Logistics Fund (UKLF) on a £1.8m-a-year let to a European Airbus manufacturer. SJ Berwin real estate partner Darren Rogers led a team advising long-standing client Gazeley on the 15-year let of 380,000sq ft of space to GKN Aerospace Services at Western Approach Distribution Park in Bristol. […]

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Paralegals get paranoia

It’s hardly a closely guarded secret that the take-home pay of partners at the UK’s top firms is about to take a nosedive this year. It’s hardly a closely guarded secret that the take-home pay of partners at the UK’s top firms is about to take a nosedive this year. It’s equally well-known that the […]

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