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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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Leaitherland steps down as DWF’s CEO in leadership shake-up

DWF’s longtime leader Andrew Leaitherland is passing on the baton as the firm’s CEO,  after leading for more than two decades and taking it from a national entity to a listed business. As part of the change, Leaitherland will also renounce his role as managing the firm’s two LLPs contained within the DWF brand. The […]

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A&O reveals new incubator cohort of nine start-ups

Allen & Overy (A&O) is rescuing the latest edition of its Fuse startup programme by making it virtual, bringing on board nine new participants. Starting this week, the firm will bring in a new set of companies alongside existing residents Nivaura, REGnosys, Avvoka and Define. Notably, longtime resident Legatics has left the programme, having been […]

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