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Welcome to the Browne Jacobson news and media pages. Here you can find the latest news and information about our business as well as in-depth articles on the latest changes in legislation.

If you are a journalist looking for expert input, we have a team of media trained professionals available to comment on the latest legal developments. Please contactLakhbir Rakar for more information.

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12 January 2022 Construction needs to do more to reduce carbon emissions

More needs to be made of these procurement routes, with clients honouring the original concept rather than watering down concepts.

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6 January 2022 Post COP26 – where now for local government and net zero?

Laura Hughes sets out the key points for local authorities following the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow.

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4 January 2022 Transforming public procurement – the road to flexibility?

In 2020, the Cabinet Office published the green paper as part of the government’s overall policy objective to exploit freedoms afforded by the UK’s exit from the European Union. A year on, the Cabinet Office has released its response to this consultation.

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31 December 2021 Waiving privilege by reference or allusion – a case update

This case is important because referring to a document in a statement of the case or witness statement in support of a claim or defence is not usually intended to act as a waiver of privilege.

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14 December 2021 Families of Schools –Where are we with the DfE Messaging?

In the intervening years we have seen the actual number of schools converting to academy status over the past few years has gone up and down in a succession of waves.

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10 December 2021 Care Quality Commission Strategy from 2021 – Ground for Optimism but Much Still to Learn

There is much still to learn about how the strategy will be implemented and those details will play a huge part in determining the final outcome. However, there are grounds for optimism.

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7 December 2021 Commentary: Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton LLP

On 18 June 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton LLP..

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6 December 2021 What are the implications of the recent Tesco equal pay ruling?

All of the ‘big four’ supermarkets have seen equal pay claims submitted. The majority of these cases involve workers arguing that they have not been paid equally compared to distribution centres of the business.

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6 December 2021 Schools and Covid vaccinations - the legal landscape

The Government has decided that healthy 12 – 15 year olds can receive the Covid-19 vaccine and this autumn the first dose is being offered as part of the school based vaccination programme.

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30 November 2021 Emergence from COVID-19: Contracts

Our top tips for avoiding legal issues long after contracts are signed, including those quickly set up due to COVID-19.

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