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The high street faces challenges like never before, but how can retailers restructure to help weather the storm? - Pannone Corporate
The British high street has seen a number of significant casualties over the course of 2020, as the sector has faced unprecedented challenges – a word ...
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Private equity is open for business, so what do North West companies need to consider in their quest for growth? - Mark Winthorpe
2020 has left an indelible footprint on North West businesses. COVID-19 has not discriminated against one sector over another; companies from across a br...
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Employment Law Update - Pannone Corporate
Employees previously shielding are advised to do so again With new nationwide restrictions due to come into force from tomorrow, the Government has conf...
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Case in point: Johnny Depp v The Sun - Melanie McGuirk
Melanie McGuirk and Sarah Bazaraa comment on the judgment in the libel case of Johnny Depp v News Group Newspapers Limited.   Described as t...
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HR Update - Jack Harrington
Can an employer rely on private WhatsApp messages in disciplinary proceedings, will asserting data protection breaches derail a disciplinary process, is ...
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Strong Chambers 2021 rankings for Pannone Corporate as the team outpaces peers - Pannone Corporate
Chambers and Partners identifies the best law firms globally, from multi-nationals to boutiques. Underpinned by independent research and analysis of feed...
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Legal 500 reflects the reality of being a Pannone Corporate client - Pannone Corporate
We make it our business to understand business – translating law into opportunity, growth and compliance for our clients. That’s why the Legal 500 ac...
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Why now is the time to consider making or reviewing your Will - Pannone Corporate
This week marks the start of “Make a Will” month; a date which occurs each October as a way of raising awareness for people to take control of their ...
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GDPR COMPLIANCE AFTER BREXIT – THE HIDDEN OBLIGATION - Pannone Corporate
In order to process personal data concerning EU residents in connection with the sale of goods or services or the monitoring of EU residents (either as a...
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HR Forum – Webinar - Fiona Hamor
Pannone Corporate's HR Forum is a free regular update for employers, aimed at HR professionals and anyone else who is involved in managing a workforce or...
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Regulatory newsletter - Rhian Greaves
Welcome to our Autumn newsletter! We hope you are well and still coping with the changes the pandemic has imposed on us all. It won’t be a surpri...
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Brexit update: UK Conformity Assessment (UKCA) process now confirmed - Rhian Greaves
The UKCA mark has something of a chequered history, with the previous guidance having been withdrawn and replaced by relative radio silence from Whitehal...
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Legal Update Webinars - Pannone Corporate
In place of our usual annual IHL conference in Manchester city centre, we will be offering the following webinars, presented by senior lawyers and partne...
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HR Update: employment status, holiday pay, and a startling ECJ decision on TUPE - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at new ACAS guidance on handling redundancies, guidance for employers who have over (or under) claimed under the Coronavi...
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What now for international personal data transfers? - Pannone Corporate
On 16 July 2020, the CJEU gave its long awaited decision on international data transfers in C-311/18 - Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Lt...
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A for algorithm or U for unfair? - Danielle Amor
The chaos that has ensued from the regrading of A-Levels in the UK highlights far-reaching impacts of automated decision-making and why its use is restri...
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HR Update: disability discrimination – dismissal and the extent of the duty to make reasonable adjustments; and how to deal with anonymous evidence - Jack Harrington
What's New? This month we look at updated pandemic data protection guidance from the ICO, preventing furlough fraud, and will working from home by the n...
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Where there is a will there is a way - Jane Shaw
The requirements for making a legally valid will are set out in a statute from 1837. One such requirement, that a will be witnessed “in the presence of...
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Clarification on the use of the Furlough Scheme during notice periods - Jack Harrington
Following the Third Treasury Direction published on 26 June 2020 setting out the mechanics of the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the...
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Furlough Update: Third Treasury Direction and the recovery of notice payments - Jack Harrington
On 26 June 2020, the Third Treasury Direction was published setting out the mechanics of the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (‘the Sche...
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Covid-19: updated RIDDOR guidance for employers - Rhian Greaves
The HSE has issued further detailed guidance for employers struggling to determine whether confirmed Covid-19 cases within the workforce are reportable u...
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Care Quality: what next for the adult social care sector? - Bill Dunkerley
You are invited to join Pannone Corporate’s Care Quality webinar on 8 July 2020 at 10am. The Care Quality Commission was, prior to the pandemic, inc...
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Further Furlough update: details of a new more flexible scheme from 1 July - Fiona Hamor
Updated guidance from HMRC has now been published which sets out how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will operate more flexibly from 1 July onwards....
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Cash is king – maximise your recovery of disputed fees - Pannone Corporate
The phrase “cash is king” was used widely after the global stock market crash in 1987 and during the global financial crisis of 2008. No doubt the ph...
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Criminal sanctions: what happens when you don’t respect data security - Pannone Corporate
The 2019 Court of Appeal criminal case of R (The Pensions Regulator) v Workchain Limited (Workchain) serves as a useful reminder of the possible criminal...
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Data protection and the COVID-19 test and trace system - Pannone Corporate
The NHS Test and Trace system for COVID-19 was launched on 28 May 2020, some critics say with undue haste. The accompanying contact tracing app has had a...
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Recent developments in data protection claims - Pannone Corporate
To date the potential fines for non-compliance with the GDPR have attracted headlines. However, it is important for organisations to appreciate that ther...
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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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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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