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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 […]


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Bircham Dyson Bell keeps emphasis on private wealth with Pinsents hire

Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) has announced the hire of Pinsent Masons’ former head of private wealth Karl Woolley as a partner. Woolley began work at BDB today (12 January). He joined legacy McGrigors in 2010 from legacy SJ Berwin (26 August 2010), having previously been a partner at Addleshaw Goddard (15 September 2006). He left […]

No5 Chambers set to support My Business Counsel’s corporate crime seminar

No5 Chambers is supporting My Business Counsel’s corporate crime seminar, which takes place on 13 Jan 2015.  The speakers will be Adrian Keeling QC, barrister Michelle Healey and solicitor-advocate John Cato. According to the firm, the seminar will highlight the dangers, show how to put the correct policies and procedures in place, and allow you […]

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C London, Mayfair

I should really take C to C London, in Mayfair, just so that I can say it, but it isn’t to be. J has suggested a trip to C for V, as her birthday treat V, who likes C, is evidently a regular, such is the fawning and schmoozing she receives from the maître d’. […]


LLP accounts reveal cost of controlling debt and staff for law firms

Servicing debt and dealing with staff costs including historical pension liabilities continued to preoccupy firms in the 2013/14 financial year, LLP accounts filed with Companies House have revealed. Some firms, such as DWF, saw staff costs rise as a result of merger while others, such as Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), had increased liabilities due to […]

Eversheds ranked in the 2015 Stonewall Top 100 Employers Index

Eversheds has been ranked in the 2015 Stonewall Top 100 Employers Index for the seventh year running. The Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2015 represents the best places to work for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff in a competitive labour market.  For the last decade, Stonewall’s Index has set the standard for employers who want to […]

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