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Furlough update: a more flexible scheme from 1 July - Fiona Hamor
The Government has announced more detail about how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will operate from 1 July. The scheme closes to new entrants ...
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HR Update: discrimination in recruitment; mind the gap between unfair and wrongful dismissal; constructive dismissal – the straw that broke the camel’s back; and when is a gig economy worker not a worker? - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at new ACAS guidance on handling disciplinaries and grievances during lockdown; holiday for furloughed workers; the lat...
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Insolvency Law and COVID-19 - Pannone Corporate
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill has now been published. The key features of the Bill are as follows: A temporary ban (between 1 Marc...
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New consumer protection taskforce established - Bill Dunkerley
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has established a new taskforce to investigate and, if necessary, take enforcement action against organisatio...
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Locking down your confidential information - Pannone Corporate
The Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have significantly impacted upon the employer/employee relationship with it being reported that 7.5 million workers ha...
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Furlough update: scheme extended until end of October - Fiona Hamor
The Government has announced today that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until the end of October. The scheme will continue in it...
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The Blame Game – when employers are accountable for the actions of their employees - Pannone Corporate
Introduction On 1 April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down two significant decisions: Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13 (“Barclay...
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Regulatory News - Rhian Greaves
Welcome to our Spring newsletter! When we started to curate the updates for this bulletin, we could hardly have anticipated the sheer scale of the Cov...
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HR Update: dismissal because of reputational risk; voluntary deductions and the NMW; unfair dismissal – the full story; liability for data breaches by rogue employees - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at new ACAS guidance on working from home; remote right to work checks; an increase to compensation for injury to feeling...
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MAKING WILLS DURING COVID-19 - Jane Shaw
The Covid-19 crisis has resulted in an increased demand for wills as part of contingency planning. Whilst understandably clients are keen to make wills q...
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Furlough update – the need for a written agreement? - Fiona Hamor
At the end of last week the publication of a Direction from the Treasury to HMRC setting out the legislative framework for the operation of the Coronavir...
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Taking holiday whilst on furlough leave - Jack Harrington
Finally, after weeks of debate amongst employment law practitioners and silence on the part of the Government, the question of whether employees can take...
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Further details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme have been announced - Jack Harrington
The Treasury has now published a formal detailed Direction to HMRC setting out how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme should operate. Full details can ...
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Three important updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Jack Harrington
The available Government guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (which deals with furlough leave for eligible employees) was updated on 9 April...
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The Government has published its response to last year’s ‘Building a Safer Future’ consultation. - Bill Dunkerley
The publication outlines the Government’s response to the consultation and details how the reforms are to be delivered. The Housing Secretary Robert Je...
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COVID-19 and Adult Social Care: Practical Considerations - Bill Dunkerley
Even before the current pandemic, the healthcare sector faced daily financial and logistical hurdles. Now, not only do you have an unprecedented challeng...
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RIDDOR reporting requirements & COVID-19 - Bill Dunkerley
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued updated guidance for employers as to the RIDDOR reporting requirements where an employee contracts COVID...
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Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Jack Harrington
Over the weekend, the Government has produced further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. Key points include the following; • Subje...
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Key employment law changes coming in to force on 6 April 2020 - Jack Harrington
Key employment law changes coming in to force on 6 April 2020 Further to our update at the beginning of the year, there are a key number of changes co...
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Are the floodgates closing on data protection claims? - Pannone Corporate
There has been an emerging trend for individuals to sue for compensation for breaches of the GDPR including after cyber-attacks. Two recent cases give im...
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Data Protection and COVID-19 - Pannone Corporate
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently set up an information hub on its web site (https://ico.org.uk/global/data-protection-and-coron...
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Coronavirus – holiday carry over - Fiona Hamor
As a further measure to assist employers during the Coronavirus crisis, the Government is making a temporary change to the rules on statutory holiday so ...
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Concessions for tenants during the Covid-19 pandemic - Pannone Corporate
IntroductionThe Government has recognised the COVID-19 pandemic as a "significant challenge for the entire world" and has now taken decisive statutory ac...
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Health and Safety and Coronavirus: Back to Basics - Rhian Greaves
https://www.ioshmagazine.com/2020/03/27/coronavirus-and-law-faqs...
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Coronavirus – more answers to the most frequently asked questions - Pannone Corporate
1. Are we still entitled to require employees to attend the workplace? The Government announced on 23 March 2020 that all members of the public must s...
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Jack Harrington
The Government’s furlough proposals are aimed at helping businesses to survive the COVID-19 crisis.  The proposals are still in outline form. T...
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Covid-19 – What are your contractual rights? - Pannone Corporate
Covid-19 is raising a number of legal issues in addition to a host of other problems. We set out below a practical analysis of the relevant law. Forc...
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COVID-19 – Does your Construction Contract provide you with adequate protection? - Pannone Corporate
The World Health Organisation has now classified the coronavirus COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international concern.  European countries...
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Stop Press – the Government has announced further measures to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus in the workplace - Pannone Corporate
It was confirmed in yesterday’s budget that, as a temporary measure to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus, the Government will refund employers...
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Coronavirus – answers to the most frequently asked questions - Jack Harrington
1. If someone is healthy but has received a written notice to self-isolate from a GP or NHS 111 are they entitled to sick pay? Yes, because they are d...
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HR Update: whistleblowing and causation; extent of the duty to make reasonable adjustments; and justifying compulsory retirement - Pannone Corporate
What's New? This month we look at new ICO guidance on the time limit for responding to a subject access request and data protection after Brexit; new rat...
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HMRC announces changes to the IR35 off-payroll working rules - Jack Harrington
If your business uses the services of consultants and contractors through an intermediary such as a personal service company, you will be aware of the im...
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HR Update: investigating misconduct, employment status in the gig economy, discriminatory dress codes and protected beliefs - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at the new guidance on data protection for small businesses, increases to the national minimum wage, and the new empl...
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“Inaction must have consequences” - Bill Dunkerley
Earlier this week the Government announced a package of proposals designed to ensure building owners address fire safety risks.  Part of what has be...
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Climate change: what is on the horizon for real estate? - Pannone Corporate
2019 saw climate change making the headlines with ‘climate emergency’ being declared the word of the year, demonstrating that it is at the forefront ...
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M&I Materials eyes international growth - Pannone Corporate
Manchester manufacturing specialist M&I Materials is targeting new international markets after turnover soared by more than 20 per cent. The compa...
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Ethical veganism is now a protected belief – but why does it matter? - Jack Harrington
An employment tribunal ruled last week that ethical veganism is protected under the Equality Act in the same way as a religious belief, but what doe...
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2020 – New year, new government…. what are the implications for employers and employees? - Jack Harrington
The tumultuous political landscape of 2019 created massive uncertainty about what would happen regarding Brexit and with our own laws and policies. Now t...
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HR Update: proving the right to work; whose motivation counts when it comes to the reason for dismissal?; the extent of the right to freedom of expression; and does TUPE now apply to workers? - Jack Harrington
What’s New?This month we look at the disability pay gap, new ICO guidance onspecial category data, the Government’s new holiday calculator, and thefi...
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HR Update: liability for harassment of staff by customers, covert monitoring and the right to privacy, protected conversations and can a belief in intellectual property rights be a protected belief under the Equality Act? - Jack Harrington
What’s New?This month we look at the latest recommendations for reforming the use of non disclosure agreements in discrimination cases, new rules for C...
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Regulatory News - Rhian Greaves
Welcome to the latest edition of Regulatory News! It’s been a busy time since our first edition, not least because we hosted our first client seminar, ...
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HR Update: liability for harassment of staff by customers, covert monitoring and the right to privacy, protected conversations and can a belief in intellectual property rights be a protected belief under the Equality Act? - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the latest recommendations for reforming the use of non disclosure agreements in discrimination cases, new rules for Cla...
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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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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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