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What you need to know about carer’s rights this Carers Rights Day

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Today is Carers Rights Day 2020, a day intended to promote the cause of unpaid carers, raise awareness of their rights, and let them know where they can obtain essential help and support. So in this blog, we aim to provide you with the information you need.

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Adverse incidents for babies affected by oxygen deprivation at term birth: what changes have occurred to the NHS Early Notification Scheme’s and Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch’s investigations? An update

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Kerstin Scheel explains the changes made to processes of the NHS Early Notification Scheme (ENS) and Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) in light of COVID-19.

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The impact of unconscious bias in Financial Services M&A transactions

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In any financial services M&A transaction, plenty of consideration is given to the technical aspects of the deal and the regulatory, financial and legal analysis that should be undertaken by buyers as part of the transaction process. But what of the psychological aspects particularly the unconscious influences that impact decision making?

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Update: the business interruption insurance (BII) appeal – will businesses get all they want for Christmas?

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In September we published our summary of the lengthy BII test case judgment to assist businesses in understanding what this meant for them.

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Board Briefing for social care businesses: Legal resilience for the second Covid wave

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Contributing authors: Hazel Phillips and Mei-Ling Huang

Board Briefing for the Social Care sector

It feels like a long time since March. During the first wave, care services were put under unprecedented pressures. Now that the second wave is upon us, our Health & Social Care team is providing an update on the state of play in key areas.

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The key issues businesses should consider before the end of the transition period

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Contributing authors: Irene Trubbiani Montagnac

With the post-Brexit transition period ending in 31 December 2020 and talks between the EU and UK about a Free Trade Agreement (“FTA”) continuing, businesses need to continue to prepare for the key challenges ahead.

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The future of retail: what lessons can we learn from 2020?

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No-one would argue that 2020 hasn’t been tough for retailers but there are some who are emerging as clear winners from this turbulent year.

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The UK’s new immigration system is being implemented in January 2021 – is your business ready for these changes?

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The UK’s new immigration system

The new system has been in the pipeline since the Brexit vote in 2016. Many of the current immigration routes to the UK will be similar under the new system. However, there are two key changes to be aware of.

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The Disability Discrimination Act 25 years on – has it achieved its aims?

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Eirian Hitchmough, a solicitor in our Compensation Protection Unit, recognises last week’s anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act and explains how things have changed in the last 25 years – as well as what still needs to happen…

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What is parental alienation and how does it impact on children when relationships break down between parents?

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Emma McMorrow, Senior Associate in our Family team, explores parental alienation and how it impacts on children when relationships break down between parents.

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How the proposed Capital Gains Tax changes could impact on divorce and financial agreements

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The Office for Tax Simplification has published a report proposing an overhaul to the Capital Gains Tax regime to bring it more in line with income tax.

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The 13th Annual European GRC and GDPR compliance conference

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On 9 November 2020 I had the pleasure of speaking at the 13th Annual European GRC and GDPR compliance conference hosted by Copenhagen Compliance.

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