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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.

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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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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Our “trends” series was born out of a desire to help in-house lawyers with their horizon scanning and assessing potential risks. Each post focuses on a specific area, providing companies and their lawyers with quick summaries of some of the challenges heading their way. Our latest piece in the series was carefully curated by one […]

Hausfeld staff told they can work remotely until Easter 2021

After previously offering staff the chance to work remotely up to five days a week until 31 December 2020, Hausfeld has now formally extended its policy until mid-next year. Understood to be the first City firm to increase its timeframe until Easter 2021, the litigation specialist confirmed to The Lawyer that its offer of full-time remote […]

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