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public matters - October 2020

16 October 2020

Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.

This month we have:

Reforming local government exit pay

A further consultation has commenced specifically in relation to exit pay reform within local government - what are the proposals and how can you comment?

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The importance of evidence when it comes justifying indirect discrimination

The High Court decision of R (Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service Ltd) v The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills highlights the critical role that evidence plays in the court’s assessment.

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Commission decisions reinforce the position on when measures adopted by publicly owned companies will be classed as state resources for the purposes of the state aid rules

What did the Commission consider and what are the points to note?

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Government response to transparency in supply chains consultation published

The publication follows recent media coverage regarding allegations of exploitation in the garment industry. We look at the proposed changes.

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Corporate transparency and register reform: Government response now published

The proposed reforms see a fundamentally different role for Companies House moving forward. We summarise the themes present, key changes proposed and what happens next.

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Legal updates

Browne Jacobson in association with Lawyers in Local Government (LLG)

This on-demand video will be a practical overview of how to get those all-important procurement documents right, in our new series 'Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) - Talking Procurement.'

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Legal updates

Reforming local government exit pay

A further consultation has commenced specifically in relation to exit pay reform within local government - what are the proposals and how can you comment?

View

Legal updates

The importance of evidence when it comes justifying indirect discrimination

The High Court decision of R (Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service Ltd) v The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills highlight the critical role that evidence plays in the Court’s assessment.

View

The content on this page is provided for the purposes of general interest and information. It contains only brief summaries of aspects of the subject matter and does not provide comprehensive statements of the law. It does not constitute legal advice and does not provide a substitute for it.

Peter Ware

Peter Ware

Partner and Head of Government Sector

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