‘Stale’ harassment training and the ‘reasonable steps’ defence

Employers who wish to rely on the defence that they took ‘all reasonable steps’ to prevent harassment, because they provided equalities training, should take note of important recent guidance from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).

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The presumed correlation between the pandemic and large store closures on Oxford Street isn’t necessarily accurate. The holistic cost of prime retail space – particularly department stores and major flagship outlets – was already making people question the return on investment. The pandemic has hastened that change, and the vacancies that are likely to appear […]

Clean energy investment trends

In this video, Kay Hobbs, partner in TLT’s Corporate team and Peter Sermon, Snr Director at JLL Corporate and Financial Advisory Energy and Infrastructure, discuss some of the development and investment trends that we’re seeing in relation to large-scale stand-alone projects, in solar and storage, and multi-technology projects.

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BVI Company Law Series – Continuations In

In this first of two notes relating to continuations (sometimes referred to as migrations or redomiciliations), we look at the requirements and processes for companies which want to continue from one jurisdiction to the BVI.

If it ain’t broke, why fix it? Reflections on CIL and S106

The prime minister has proposed a radical reform to the planning system which will be “unlike anything we have seen since the Second World War”. This includes a complete overhaul of the current system of Section 106 agreements and the Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL”) regime. In a blog for the Royal Town Planning Institute, Shoosmiths’ […]

Impact on the oil & gas industry

 Were measures adopted with a specific impact in the oil & gas sector? Yes. There is currently an ongoing daily curfew between 7 pm and 6 am of the following day, and those that break curfew have to pay a 5,000 CFA franc-fine. Yet, vehicles for the transportation of personnel working in the oil & […]

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