Climate Justice: an overview

Activists in the UK have been coming together to see how litigation can be used to bring about change in climate policy, so called, “Climate Justice”. The concept of Climate Justice has been a ‘hot topic’ for some years although it is one that has predominantly taken the stage in countries outside of the UK.

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Furlough extension: further guidance released

Following the government’s announcement last week that furlough is to be extended until 31 March 2021, further guidance on the scheme has now been published. Our Employment team provides an overview.

TCC refuses enforcement of adjudicator’s decision

Earlier this year, in the case of OD Developments & Projects Limited v Oak Dry Lining Limited [2020] EWHC 2854 (TCC), Waksman J determined that because an adjudicator erroneously decided that the terms and conditions of the JCT Subcontract applied to a subcontract then the adjudicator’s decision which valued the subcontract works on that basis lacked jurisdiction and could not be enforced.

Coronavirus Update: Furlough extended until 31 March 2021

The furlough scheme was due to end on 31 October 2020 and extended to 2 December 2020. The Chancellor has just announced that it will be extended further to 31 March 2021 and reviewed again in January. Our Employment team outlines what we know so far.

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The crucial importance of watertight contracts in post-Brexit transactions

One of the main keys to sound business dealings are watertight contracts that encompass every facet of the production and supply of your services or products, anticipate all potential risks, both internal and external, and incorporate safeguards to protect the business.

Bottlenecks in the marketing funnel

David Skok was on the board of HubSpot, the Marketing Automation company in its early days, so he knows a thing or two about how Sales Funnels work. In this presentation, he notes that when he asks people to describe their organisation’s funnel, they frequently fail to do so concisely.

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