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Tips for construction sub-contractors affected by the compulsory liquidation of Carillion

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Construction & Engineering

Following the compulsory liquidation of Carillion yesterday and their appointment as special managers to support the Official Receiver, PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) website advises Carillion’s suppliers that they will be reviewing their contracts over the coming days and will be in touch “with further instructions” soon.

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If you divorce, will you be able to protect what you have worked hard to achieve?

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“My wife and I have decided to part ways after a 20 year marriage. We’ve both contributed to our joint assets but I’m worried that my business, which I set up before our marriage, could be sold in the proceedings. What can I do?”

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Thinking of a fresh start? – How will divorce shape your financial future?

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“During our marriage, I’ve worked part-time while looking after our children so my pension savings are much smaller than my partners. I’ve heard that women are entitled to a share of their husband’s pension on divorce. Is this true?” 

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Dental practice premises: why security of tenure matters

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Dental practice premises

Many dental practices occupy their premises under occupational leases. This can bring many benefits, such as a requirement for less capital outlay than freehold ownership, and the possibility to secure a space in a great location when there are no freehold opportunities available. Leases are also time-limited, but is that an advantage or a problem?

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Unfair: dismissal of employee who could not prove his right to work in the UK

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UK visa

In a recent case, an employer was wrong to dismiss an employee who had the right to work in the UK but could not provide supporting documentation, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).

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What is ‘causative potency’, and what does it mean when you’re in a cycling accident?

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Mark Hambleton, our specialist cycling advocate, helps you understand your rights as a cyclist on the road. Here, he takes a look at ‘causative potency’.

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The GDPR and consent

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Contributing authors: Kate Benefer

In the second blog in our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Jessica Bent, partner and co-head of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications team, and Kate Benefer, an employment partner at Royds Withy King, explore the issue of consent and the GDPR.

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Is Christmas just a celebration or can it be an employment law headache?

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Christmas party

With the festive season now in full swing, hopefully it’s only the repetitive Christmas music giving you a headache. However, without wanting to sound like Scrooge, you must be aware during the festivities of employment law issues that could cause an even bigger headache.

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Brexit and passporting rights

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UK based financial institutions have been forced to plan for potential contingencies following the Brexit vote. The terms of the deal negotiated between the government and the EU will affect how banks prepare for Brexit.

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Mediation pre-condition to litigation

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mediation

Following on from the introduction of the EC ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Directive in 2015 (which in the UK designates the Financial Ombudsman (FOS) as the appropriate mediator for financial services disputes), the European Court of Justice has held that it is possible for national legislation to require a consumer to attempt to mediate a dispute before allowing a court claim to proceed.

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PAG v RBS set to continue

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RBS are no longer in the clear in their case against the Property Alliance Group, as the Court of Appeal authorises the borrowing company’s appeal.

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Post-Brexit immigration: certainty for EU citizens after Brexit

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Brexit

The UK Government has reached a deal in principle with the EU in connection with citizens’ rights.

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