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Top 10 Tips for IR35, with Ian Deakin and James Tait

With IR35 changes moving ever closer, this webinar will take you through the changes and give you clear advice on how to get ready.

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Legal update

22 January 2020 What we have learned about costs claims in child abuse cases

The Courts are slowly accepting that these cases are very much now in the mainstream of litigation, they still do have their quirks which many judges consider separate them from the pool of general personal injury litigation.

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Legal update

21 January 2020 Public matters - January 2020

This month includes construction and the environment, clean air, legal privilege, dissipation of assets to avoid care home fees, state aid, Freedom of Information Act 2000, Part 36 case update.

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Legal update

21 January 2020 Local authority ordered to disclose legally privileged material under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004

In the recent case of Brooksbank v Information Commissioner and another (EA/2018/0226), the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) (FTT(IR)) ordered a Local Authority to disclose its instructions to Queen’s Counsel to advise the Council in respect of a planning decision under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

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Legal update

21 January 2020 Dissipation of assets to avoid care home fees

We have seen an increase in local authorities contacting us asking for advice about dissipation of assets in the context of care homes/nursing homes fees.

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Legal update

20 January 2020 Construction and the environment: building green contracts to meet your carbon-neutral commitments

With increasing concerns surrounding a climate crisis and the need for greater environmental sustainability, several councils across the UK recently expressed a firm commitment to become carbon neutral.

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Legal update

20 January 2020 Clean air - where we are and what we may expect in the future

Air pollution and the importance of clean air are increasingly becoming recognised as issues that need to be addressed.

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Legal update

17 January 2020 State aid in loans to wholly owned subsidiaries

State aid is a key concern for public bodies establishing and funding commercial entities, whether wholly or jointly owned.

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Legal update

17 January 2020 FOIA and data protection: the difficult balancing exercise for public authorities when a request is made for third party personal data

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘FOIA’) allows members of the public to request information from public bodies. As guidance issued by the Information Commissioner explains, the main principle behind FOIA is that people have a right to know about the activities of public authorities, unless there is a good reason for them not to.

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Legal update

17 January 2020 Pay discussions? Shhhhhh...

According to research by the TUC announced this week, almost a fifth of workers don’t talk about their pay at work because they are not allowed to.

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