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Social housing monthly law update – June 2018

This month’s TLT’s law update on all things affecting social housing includes: Automatic disqualification rule changes: Charity Commission declarations GDPR enforcement and penalties: What you need to know Dress codes in the workplace: New government guidance Government announces it will fully fund unsafe cladding removal in social housing Viability argument for 10% affordable housing fails…

From footfall to clicks – experts talk retail risk

By Gary Assim and Sarah Teal Poundworld has entered administration, and just before that it was announced that House of Fraser would be closing 31 stores, many of which are in some of the UK’s largest cities. It is no secret that many retailers have been adversely affected by the shopping habits of consumers, ever […]

Austria: The time has come – Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU), more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come. Following the respective resolutions of the Council of Ministers and the Federal Council […]

Ireland: Proposed amendments to the Parental Leave Bill

The Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017, which extends the applicability and duration of parental leave, was passed by the Dail yesterday. The Bill will now proceed to the Seanad where it must be passed before it is signed into law by the President. If enacted, the legislation will come into operation three months after its […]

Employment Briefing – June 2018

This month’s newsletter covers: Gender pay gap reporting – are you on track for next year’s report? Proposals to enhance workplace rights for fathers EHRC highlights deficient workplace protections against sexual harassment Changes to taxation of termination payments Employers who engage contractors – Be aware of new corporate criminal offences for failing to prevent facilitation […]

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Job Watch: Travel and Tourism

The words travel and tourism conjure up an image of sun, sea and sand, but, as recruiters note, legal jobs in this sector are not quite as glam as you might think. “The area of travel and tourism is broad within the law and the idea of being involved in it can be far more […]

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Jones Day, King & Spalding and Norton Rose all taken roles on the sharia-compliant financing of King’s Reach Tower on London’s South Bank. A joint venture between Saudi-based Jadwa Investments and the UK’s CIT secured a £100m senior facility from a consortium of banks led by ABC International Bank, a European subsidiary of Arab Banking […]

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Baker & McKenzie enters Peru via tie-up with local firm Estudio Echecopar

Baker & McKenzie has become the first international firm to establish a base in Peru as it enters the region via a tie-up with Peruvian law firm Estudio Echecopar. The merger will give the firm a base in each corner of the fast-growing Andean triangle – Peru, Chile and Colombia – and marks Bakers’ 15th […]

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