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  • The apprenticeship levy

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    23 March 2017

    The Government has committed to boost productivity by increasing the quantity and quality of apprenticeships. 

  • Data & Privacy: 8 key ways to prepare for GDPR

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    22 March 2017

    Significant changes are coming to data privacy regulation. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will directly apply to all European Union member states from 25 May 2018, which at that time will still include the UK.

  • Hague Convention - Obtaining Evidence In England And Wales For Use In Another Jurisdiction

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    21 March 2017

    This guide explains how you can obtain evidence in England and Wales for use in another jurisdiction. Whilst it is not always necessary to involve the English court, some courts outside England require its involvement and some potential witnesses will not co-operate without an order of the court.

  • Expert Witnesses

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    16 March 2017

    This guide provides a general introduction to the use of experts in court proceedings. The rules governing expert evidence are found in Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Direction 35, the Court Guides and the Guidance for Instruction of Experts in Civil Claims published by the Civil Justice Council. This guidance will highlight the main points you need to know, consider issues often encountered and offer some practical tips.

  • Enforcing a Russian Judgment in England

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    16 March 2017

    It is important for winning parties to be able to enforce judgments made in their favour. Before issuing proceedings claimants will often need to consider where the assets of a potential defendant are located and whether any judgment obtained can be enforced in the country where the judgment debtor has assets. If a proposed defendant to Russian proceedings holds assets in England, it will be particularly important for a claimant to examine whether an English court will enforce a Russian judgment in their favour.

  • Modern slavery - transparency in supply chains

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    26 January 2017

    Although many organisations take steps to promote ethical business practices and have policies to protect workers from being exploited, the Government considers that there is a significant way to go to tackle so-called “modern slavery”.

  • Free trade and controlling free movement - can the UK and the EU square the circle?

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    25 January 2017

    Much is being written about Brexit these days, but what are the possible options for the UK and the EU to reach a compromise on the issue of free movement of people allowing the UK to continue to participate in the European Single Market and the EU Customs Union?

  • An agency guide to trade mark searching

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    20 January 2017

    Whenever a new launch is proposed, whether it is for a product, brand, business name or an advertising campaign, there is always a risk that someone else is already using an identical or a similar name or design.

  • An agent’s guide to athlete trade marks

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    20 January 2017

    Sportsmen and women invest massive amounts of time and energy into perfecting their sporting prowess. As an agent, your role is to invest your time and energy into their well-being, to nurture their income generating potential, and protect their image and reputation.

  • Brexit Flowchart

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    19 January 2017

    In a major speech on 17 January 2017, the Prime Minister Theresa May set out the Government's key negotiating objectives for exiting the European Union. But what Brexit might look like (and how we actually get there) remains far from clear, with considerable uncertainty about what the UK's relationship with the EU will be like afterwards.

  • ...a little bit of law - Searches

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    19 January 2017

    As part of the conveyancing process we, as your solicitors, will carry out a number of searches on any piece of land you want to buy.

  • Buying a business in the UK

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    11 January 2017

    This guide is intended to assist potential buyers, who are from overseas, and have not been through the process of buying a business in the UK before and want to know a little more about what to expect. English company law does not impose any restrictions on foreigners acquiring an interest in domestic companies. These notes assume that the target business is owned by a private limited company incorporated in England, with several individual shareholders.

  • Immigration law in the Philippines - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Vietnam - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Republic of Korea - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in China - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation

  • Immigration law in Macau - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Hong Kong - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Hong Kong. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

  • Immigration law in Singapore - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Japan - an overview

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    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Japan. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

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