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HR Update: HR Update: disciplinary investigations, providing for rest breaks, the risks of covering up the real reason for dismissal and is vegetarianism protected under the Equality Act? - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at the latest statistics from the employment tribunal, ongoing questions about worker status, a proposal to reduce the qua...
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Feeling the pinch - Rhian Greaves
Like all public services, the HSE has had to bear its fair share of cuts since 2009/10; indeed it has seen a 46% reduction in central Government funding ...
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HR Update - Jack Harrington
The latest on the right to work for EU nationals post Brexit, a cautionary tale of GDPR breach, plus cases on disability discrimination, employment s...
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Welcome to our first Regulatory newsletter! - Rhian Greaves
In this edition, we look at the increasing use of statistics in the health and safety sentencing process, examine the impact of underfunding on our healt...
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HR Forum Wednesday, 9 October 2019 9.00 am to 12.00 noon - Jack Harrington
Pannone Corporate’s HR Forum is a free regular update for employers and HR professionals, featuring sessions on employment case law, legislation an...
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Understanding Restrictive Covenants in Commercial Real Estate - Rosie Korcz
In the complex and often costly world of property development there are various potential restrictions on the progression of a property developer’s bes...
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Tips to Minimise Employment Tribunal Claims - Chloe Pugh
Employees are what makes a business tick but what happens when the employment relationship goes wrong?  Sometimes workplace relationships break down, is...
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HR Update: disability discrimination, holiday pay for part year workers, the extent of agency workers’ rights, and who is responsible for the production of national minimum wage records after a TUPE transfer? - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the annual report from the arbitration and conciliation service, ACAS, and consultations on sexual harassment in t...
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Preparing a Business for Sale - Philippa Howard
Selling a business is often the culmination of years of hard work. To ensure a successful sale, maximum return and a smooth transition, preparation is ke...
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London Mayor Says Using Facial Recognition Technology Raises ‘Real Concerns’ About Legal Framework - Pannone Corporate
'Originally published on LexisLibrary and LexisPSL' https://pannonecorporate.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/London-Mayor-says-using-facial-recognitio...
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Data Protection and Facial Recognition - Patricia Jones
The Mayor of London has recently written to the owners of a 67 acre site in Kings Cross London regarding their use of facial recognition technology. ...
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How to Draft a Shareholders’ Agreement - Tom Hall
When forming or operating a private limited company, there are a number of steps that can be taken in order to protect yourself and the other parties inv...
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Navigating Estate Planning in Blended Family Situations - Fiona Bushell
Estate planning is essential, whatever your family circumstances; however, when you have a blended family, it is even more important.  Second spouses, ...
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HR Update: the latest decisions on holiday pay, covert recordings of meetings, harassment as a result of social media posts, whistleblowing and discrimination based upon a perceived disability - Jack Harrington
Covert recordings of meetings not usually gross misconduct In the case of Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman the Employment Appeal Tribunal discussed the re...
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Is confidentiality being curbed? A review of the use NDAs in settlement agreements - Chloe Pugh
A recent select committee report on the hot topic of non-disclosure agreements could lead to employers who use settlement agreements having to pay all of...
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The Duty of Candour: a level playing field? - Bill Dunkerley
When Andy Burnham, then MP for Leigh, proposed a statutory duty of candour back in 2017, he no doubt hoped progress might now have been made. His draft B...
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How to Approach Partnership Disputes - Paul Jonson
Disputes in partnerships are not uncommon and they can occur for many reasons. Often, disputes of a more serious nature can be as a result of rising tens...
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The ICO announces landmark intended fines under GDPR for data breaches - Patricia Jones
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently demonstrated that it will take a hard line on data breaches announcing on 8 and 9 July 2019 th...
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How to Pre-Empt Inheritance Disputes - Pannone Corporate
When making wills avoiding potential disputes should always be a consideration. Disputes post-death are all too common and can incur huge legal costs, st...
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HR Update: the latest decisions on holiday pay, TUPE at work in the financial services sector, dismissal for promoting religious beliefs, disability discrimination, and enhancing shared parental pay. - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at proposals for the extension of gender pay gap reporting, proposed changes to rules on modern slavery reporting, and ...
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Client update – Care Report - Bill Dunkerley
Pannone Corporate has published its inaugural Care Report, following a recent Freedom of Information request to the Care Quality Commission (‘CQC’). ...
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Is Covert Surveillance in the Workplace a Breach of Employee Rights? - Fiona Hamor
Employee surveillance via IT equipment such as webcam access and screen captures, phones, vehicle tracking and even CCTV is not uncommon in the modern wo...
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Commercial Fraud: An Introduction - Callum Halley
Commercial fraud is a complex but increasingly common issue which often has extremely damaging consequences for the reputation and financial standing of ...
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FOOD LAW CASE UPDATE: ALLERGEN MANAGEMENT - Rhian Greaves
FOOD LAW CASE UPDATE: ALLERGEN MANAGEMENT Mohammed Abdul Kuddus v The Queen [2019] Background Mr Kuddus was the sole director and owner of RS...
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Resolving Shareholder Disputes - Martin Pennington
Litigation avoidance and resolution typically focus on disputes between businesses. However, litigation and disputes within companies, between their shar...
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Arbitration vs. Litigation in Intellectual Property Disputes - Melanie McGuirk
Arbitration is a form of ADR (alternative dispute resolution). It can be used as a way to avoid court proceedings. If someone has infringed your intellec...
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HR Update: the importance of appeals, working time and record keeping, discretionary bonus payments, and compensatory rest - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at new European legislation on the horizon to protect whistle-blowers and gig economy workers, HMRC guidance on the new...
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Deprivation of Liberty: All Change? - Bill Dunkerley
Issues surrounding individual service users’ rights to liberty and security, and the extent to which these may conflict with their care needs, have bee...
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Rhian Greaves
The first quarter of 2019 saw an inspection blitz by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the food manufacturing sector.  As the industry recovers f...
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Navigating Cross Border Estate Planning - Fiona Bushell
If you have assets in different jurisdictions it is important to consider the implications when estate planning. Consider Issues Prior to Acquisition&nbs...
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HR Update: handling a disciplinary investigation in parallel with criminal proceedings, reasonable adjustments for disabled employees, dismissing employees on long term disability benefit - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at changes to the apprenticeship levy, new legislation under the Good Work Plan, the updated Home Office Code of Practi...
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Data company sells out to AIM-listed Iomart Group - Tom Hall
The corporate teams at Pannone Corporate and KJG Chartered Accountants have advised entrepreneurs Rob Garbutt and Paddy Doyle on the sale of their compan...
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HR Forum Wednesday, 1 May 2019 9.00 am to 12.00 noon - Jack Harrington
Pannone Corporate’s HR Forum is a free regular update for employers and HR professionals, featuring sessions on employment case law, legislation and to...
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PLASTIC (NOT SO) FANTASTIC? - Rhian Greaves
As much as 85% of marine litter is plastic. Largely comprising single use items and fishing gear and found on the beaches of Europe, plastic polluti...
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Sentencing Council publishes Impact Assessment - Bill Dunkerley
It has been over three years since the Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Definitive Guidelines were...
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HR Update: suspension, religious discrimination, unfair dismissal and challenging previous disciplinary warnings - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at non disclosure agreements, a proposed extension to the off payroll working regime, new guidance on addressing the gender...
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Key Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid - Pannone Corporate
It is easy to fall into the trap of believing that estate planning “is only for the wealthy”. However, most people want to ensure that their home, sa...
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More than £5.2b Inheritance Tax paid in 2018 – How to Cut Your Bill - Pannone Corporate
Inheritance Tax is often viewed as the most invidious tax as it is paid on value accumulated over a lifetime which has already been taxed as it has been ...
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What is Contentious Probate? - Nicola Marchant
We all need to make a Will before we pass away. That way, we can ensure our wishes are carried out, and that the right people receive the right assets. H...
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IS FASHION COSTING US THE EARTH? - Rhian Greaves
“The way we make, use and throw away our clothes is unsustainable”.  So begins the recent report, “Fixing Fashion” published by the House of Com...
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4 Steps for Defending Your IP - Melanie McGuirk
Whether a startup business or one with a longstanding history, some of the most important aspects of your business can be those which are easily overlook...
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International Women’s Day: #BalanceforBetter - Jack Harrington
  As the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is Balance for Better, we look at the steps the government has taken to addre...
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HR Update: recognising disabled employees, whistleblowing in the public interest, comparative discrimination, and the latest decision on holiday pay. - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at new guidance on age discrimination from ACAS, new rules for itemised pay slips, the annual increase to statutory payment...
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Are E-Signatures Legally Binding? - Suzanne Townley
E-commerce has become a standard means by which business is being done in the modern world. As a result, new technologies and legal regimes have been dev...
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Protecting Foreign Assets In Estate Planning - Jack Harrington
Increasing international mobility means that many more clients own assets outside the UK or have beneficiaries resident outside the UK. This needs to be ...
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Does Your Business Need NDAs? - Suzanne Townley
Finding appropriate ways to protect your business is an important part of your long-term business strategy. Protecting your organisation’s confidential...
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CQC issues its first fine in respect of a failure to comply with the duty of candour - Bill Dunkerley
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been issued with a fixed penalty notice of £1,250 by the Care Quality Commission as a result of its...
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Grenfell: the dawn of a new regulator? - Bill Dunkerley
Two weeks after the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower Dame Judith Hackitt, former Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, was commissioned to prepare an In...
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CQC prosecutions: a change in approach? - Bill Dunkerley
Since April 2015 the Care Quality Commission (‘CQC’) has been the enforcing authority in respect of regulated care activities and has extensive power...
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All roads lead to fines: Uber France is third Uber group company to face fine for 2016 data breach - Suzanne Townley
Uber France SAS (Uber France) is the latest Uber group company to receive a fine from its national regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Information...
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People on the Move: Pannone Corporate; Roxtec; Bathroom Takeaway; TrakRap; It’s Gone Viral - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Listed firm buys LDeX - Insider Media
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Manchester Legal Awards 2019: In Pictures - Manchester Evening News
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Who won at Manchester Legal Awards 2019? - Manchester Evening News
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Law firm defies Brexit uncertainty as it advises on sixth international deal - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Pannone Corporate launches training academy - Manchester Evening News
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Pannone Corporate advises High Court enforcement company - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Roundtable: Second to none? - The Law Society Gazette
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Manchester advisers involved in acquisition by French insurance broker - TheBusinessDesk.com
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North West waste firm has new owners after deal goes through - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Pannone Corporate celebrates Stateside success - thebusinessdesk.com
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People on the Move: Dreamr; Medilink; Pannone Corporate; Trust; Calrom; HRC Law - thebusinesssdesk.com
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Pannone Corporate adds to property team - Place North West
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Bakery co-operative restructures to offer members a slice of its success - thebusinessdesk.com
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Pannone advises on fruit and vegetable firm takeover - insidermedia.com
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Nottingham vegetable supplier sold in MBO - thebusinessdesk.com
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Pannone brokers sale of former Lord Kitchener mansion - The Business Desk
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Pannone celebrates deals table top 10 ranking - The Business Desk
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Private equity firm backs insurance merger - The Business Desk
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Trio of client wins with big hitters for Pannone - The Business Desk
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Double hire for Pannone Corporate - The Business Desk
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Pannone to expand corporate team after topping £300m in deals milestone - The Business Desk
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People on the move: PM+M; Six &; FlowPannone Corporate; No Brainer - The Business Desk
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Boohoo's Christmas shopping splurge on PrettyLittleThing - The Business Desk
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Boohoo Boss Swoops For Son's Business - Insider Media
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