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Aug
29
Education and training the focus for boosting diversity in the tech sector
The Tech sector has long been recognised as male dominated, with a survey by agency Inclusive Boards identifying that only 12.6% of board members in the sector are women, compared to the 30% female representation now achieved by FTSE 100 businesses. The release of GCSE and A-Level results earlier this month have therefore shown some encouraging signs for the future in tackling this gender gap.
Aug
28
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
#MeToo empowered people to speak up about inappropriate conduct and sexual harassment - Jessica Clough discusses how this has impacted workplace harassment...
Aug
27
Tenants beware - FRI Leases!
A full repairing and insuring lease (“FRI Lease”) is a Lease which places the responsibility for all costs of repair and insurance of the let Property with the Tenant. 
Aug
22
The Court of Appeal, They Say Yes!... Or Do They?
Back in March of this year I published an article on the recent case of Cowan V Foreman, a case where not only did Mr Justice Mostyn refused Mrs Cowan’s application to bring a claim under the Inheritance Act (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the Act”) out of time, he also (worryingly for estate practitioners) provided obiter comments suggesting that the common practice of parties entering into standstill agreements should cease with immediate effect.
Aug
21
Stop Press: Brexit Update
In this article, we review Boris Johnson’s announcement on 19 August 2019 regarding free movement for EU Citizens after 31 October 2019 in the event of a no-deal Brexit...
Aug
20
Subject Access Requests: ICO publishes new guidance on response deadlines
Jessica Clough talks through the recent small (but important!) update to the ICO's guidance on compliance with Subject Access Requests...
Aug
13
The Government responds to pregnancy and maternity consultation
Jessica Clough and Rachael Brenchley discuss the Government's response to the pregnancy and maternity consultation...
Aug
08
Health is everyone’s business – a look at the latest consultation on employee sickness absence
In the light of the frightening statistics below, the Government has begun a consultation aimed at improving workplace health and well-being called “Health is everyone’s business” Jessica Clough takes a look...
Aug
07
Mutual and Mirror Wills – The same or similar?
The preparation and execution of mirror wills in this country is not unusual, particularly by spouses or those in long-term relationships. However, considerable caution should be exercised when preparing the same so as to ensure that the testator does not inadvertently execute a mutual will.
Jul
30
Restrictive covenants – what happens if they are unenforceable?
Rachael Brenchley and Peter Olszewski explain what restrictive covenants are and what happens if they are unenforceable?

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