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Future World of Work report – one year on

How is productivity & wellbeing affected by remote working? In partnership with Leeds University Business School, Walker Morris has published the second Future World of Work report. The research explores the way we manage the boundaries between work and home and spans a broad range of individuals, companies, sectors and regions.

Upstream greenhouse gases – in or out of environmental impact assessment?

The High Court (Court) decision in An Taisce — The National Trust for Ireland v An Bord Pleanála & Ors [2021] will be of assistance to environmental impact assessors, to legal practitioners and those preparing environmental impact assessment reports (EIARs). It provides some useful guidance on understanding the concept of “indirect effects” under the EIA Directive in the context of Greenhouse Gases (GHG), particularly “upstream” GHGs, and will assist with decision-making on what scope of GHGs to include in EIARs or Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs).

Prospects for trans-Pacific investment boosted

On 2 June 2021, four months after the UK’s formal application, it was announced the UK can start the process of joining the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (“CPTPP”).

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