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EMI Options: Approval granted

By Ben Watson As mentioned in our previous update, the tax reliefs associated with Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) options are technically a form of state aid and therefore require approval from the EU Commission.  Two days before the deadline of 7 April 2018, HMRC announced that the UK had failed to renew its EU state aid […]

Avoid World Cup marketing own goals this summer

By Jo Pritchard The 2018 FIFA World Cup is to shortly kick off in Russia. Amidst the excitement, it is important to remember a few key dos and don’ts for any planned marketing campaigns. With a global audience of more than 3 billion, it will be tempting to capitalise on the football fever with World […]

Independent review of building regulations and fire safety

The catastrophic events of the evening of 14 June 2017 which led to the tragic loss of 71 lives at Grenfell Tower has cast a spotlight on the system relating to the design, construction and maintenance of high-rise and complex buildings. In the wake of the disaster, the government announced an independent review of building […]

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BLP’s loss of Colt brief is GTM’s gain

Colt Technology Services has signed up Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) to take care of its employment law needs after a similar deal with Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) fell through. GTM was appointed after a contested procurement process involving a number of firms. It has been contracted to provide UK employment law advice to the FTSE250 […]

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BLP picks up BLG environment head

Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) planning and environment team is set to receive a boost as the firm scoops a Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (BLG) department head. Aidan Thomson, who was head of BLG’s environment practice and a partner at the firm since 2003, will join BLP as a partner in the planning and environment team […]

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Clyde & Co: today BLG, tomorrow the world

Merged firm plots moves in Brazil, Zimbabwe, Singapore and the US Clyde & Co is to ratchet up its international growth strategy after its merger with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (BLG), with planned launches in Zimbabwe and the domestic Singaporean market as well as expansion in Brazil and the US. In Africa, Clydes has a […]

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Access Denied: Infiltrating the bar

Last year, I was mostly angry. Not the sort of American-take-a-sniper-rifle-to-the-clock-tower angry; I get the impression that you can only pull that one off once in a lifetime. No, this was like a creeping itch of rage, manifesting itself in a cynical outlook and a hefty dose of class-envy. What caused it was an extended […]

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