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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.

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Bond Pearce merger cost Dickinson Dees £728,000, accounts show

Dickinson Dees’ final-year profits were dented by an exceptional cost of £728,000 attributable to the firm’s May 2013 merger with Bond Pearce, LLP accounts have revealed. The firm’s turnover rose by 3.3 per cent between 2011/12 and 2012/13, from £45.8m to £47.3m. Meanwhile net profit dropped by 8.3 per cent, from £11.8m to £10.8m, once […]

Employment law 2014 preview: TUPE

We begin the year with the changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), which came into force on 31 January (subject to a couple of provisions which will not take effect immediately). While less radical than originally proposed, the changes allow for a bit more flexibility, removing some legal obstacles to […]

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Hot 100 management roundtable: Law suits

A dispatch from the front line of change as our Hot 100 leaders talk mergers, PI pressures, and pay and recruitment In association with   Pick a term – transformation, evolution, consolidation, shakedown. Whichever degree of dramatic intonation you choose, the reality is that the legal profession is seeing profound change – and managing and […]

Eversheds says UK retailers must ‘plan ahead’ to make most of overseas online opportunities

Simon Jones, partner at Eversheds, has commented following findings from the BRC-Google online retail monitor that show a surge in overseas shoppers in the fourth quarter of 2013. He said that these figures highlight the ‘amazing opportunities’ available to many of the UK’s famous retailers to exploit their reputations in key international markets via a global […]

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