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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest legal issues that affect you and your business? We regularly publish legal updates, guides and opinions on legal matters.

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15 June 2018 Investigation into data breach at Dixons Carphone

Only last week we reported on the UK’s banking regulator launching an investigation into the latest banking crisis to affect TSB customers. Now the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is poised to investigate Dixons Carphone.

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Legal update

15 June 2018 Legal representation clause survives terminated settlement agreement

The Commercial Court has held that a clause in a settlement agreement which required service of proceedings on specified solicitors survived termination of the settlement agreement because it was an ancillary or collateral part of the agreement.

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Legal update

11 June 2018 Our school system - the way ahead

As we approach the tenth anniversary of the start of the ‘self-improving school system’ concept we are at a cross-road for our schools’ system.

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4 June 2018 Brexit: will the lights go out? A review of the electricity interconnectors with the EU

With less than a year to go to 'Brexit day', Wednesday 29 March, many scaremongering tabloids have speculated that Brexit will bring blackouts as a result of the UK’s electricity interconnectors with the EU.

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4 June 2018 How clear are your policy wordings?

The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Browne Jacobson, have undertaken a detailed academic study into the readability of insurance policies, with some fascinating results.

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Legal update

4 June 2018 Can we still pay term time workers a 12.07% holiday pay entitlement?

In Brazel v The Harpur Trust, the EAT has questioned the practice of term-time only workers having their annual holiday pay entitlement capped at 12.07% of annualised hours.

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1 June 2018 Suing big oil companies for their contribution to climate change

2018 has seen an onslaught of cities, states and celebrities in the United States attempting to sue big oil companies for climate change-related damages.

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Legal update

31 May 2018 Understanding the key changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education

Our education lawyer and safeguarding expert Dai Durbridge explores the key changes to the safeguarding statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education. Watch the webinar to establish ways in which your school can be prepared for the changes.

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23 May 2018 Court of Appeal rules on relevant ‘knowledge’ required under s.14A of the Limitation Act

A recent Court of Appeal judgment on 16 May 2018 considered the test for relevant ‘knowledge’ within section 14A of the Limitation Act. The Appellant was appealing against a decision granting the Respondents summary judgment on the basis that the claims against them in negligence and for breach of contract were time barred.

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22 May 2018 Supreme Court rejects War Risks cover for detained vessel

Navigators Insurance Company Limited and Others v Atlasnavios-Navegacao LDA (formerly Bnavios-Navegacao LDA) (‘The B Atlantic’) [2018] UKSC 26

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