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What does the Budget 2021 mean for residential property?

As anticipated, the Chancellor in his 2021 Budget has extended the current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday and has also introduced additional measures in the hope of boosting the property market. Our Residential Property team provide an overview.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.

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Taylor Wessing launches tool to help clients fight cyberhacking

Taylor Wessing is piloting new technology that allows lawyers to assist e-commerce clients in identifying potential data breach threats to their websites. The tool, called TW:detect, was created by independent vendor Pervade Software and adopted by the firm in a bid to fight malware campaigns that have aggressively targeted e-commerce websites to obtain sensible banking […]

Ex-Taylor Wessing lawyer joins trade group as first GC

The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) has appointed its first head of legal, to lead the company as data privacy and consumer rights ramp up within the regulatory landscape. Corporate and data privacy lawyer Asli Yildiz joins the DMA from Taylor Wessing, where she was in-house counsel for data privacy & cyber security compliance within the firm’s risk […]

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Taylor Wessing hands NQs biggest pay boost since before recession

Taylor Wessing has increased its salary for newly qualified (NQ) solicitors by 13 per cent. The firm, which formerly paid NQs £63,000 per year, has increased that figure to £71,000. Trainee salaries have not been increased, with first-years still getting at £40,000 and second-years £44,000. It is Taylor Wessing’s biggest pay rise for NQs since 2008, […]

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Move over Manchester: Taylor Wessing confirms location of new back office

Taylor Wessing will open an office in Liverpool this September, as firms continue to look at low cost alternatives outside the City and away from the competitive markets of Manchester and Belfast. The Lawyer reported in February that a move by Taylor Wessing was imminent, with the office set to house up to 25 people initially. […]

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