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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


Automatic enrolment one year on — how are employers responding to the challenge?

The results are in from Eversheds’ ‘Automatic Enrolment One Year On’ survey. Featured in yesterday’s Financial Times, the survey, which assesses how employers are responding to the introduction of automatic enrolment, shows that the majority of employers are finding the administrative burden connected with automatic enrolment to be their greatest challenge.  Encouragingly, around 60 per […]

The reformation of distress

The abolition of the ancient common law right to ‘distress for rent’ has been on the cards since the enactment of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007. However, we have been waiting since 2007 for the government to enact the necessary regulations that will bring the successor to distress, called commercial rent arrears recovery […]

FC Business shortlists Walker Morris for award in 2013 Football Business Awards

FC Business has announced that Walker Morris has been shortlisted for the Best Professional Service Business Serving Football award in the 2013 Football Business Awards, which celebrate excellence, recognise the positive impact of football on the community and acknowledge the vital role played by the businesses that serve the game. The winners of the awards, […]

Service charge consultation regime — costs fallout

The long-running saga of Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and Others [2013] UKSC 54 at last reaches what should be its ultimate conclusion as far as the courts are concerned. Both landlords and tenants will have an interest in how the court has dealt with the question of costs. By way of reminder, in March […]

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital News — Autumn 2013

DLA Piper has released the autumn issue of its Emerging Growth and Venture Capital News publication.  Contents New SEC general solicitation and bad actor rules Practical tips re new Reg D for demo days and pitch events Awards Read our blog posts DLA Piper represents If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on […]

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