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08
November
2017
Two thirds (67%) of respondents to a survey conducted by Howard Kennedy believe that businesses should be obliged to publicly report on the number of whistleblowing reports they receive from workers. This is one of the headline findings from a
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31
July
2017
The internationalisation of business has resulted in the growing need for UK companies of all sizes to recruit or relocate staff from overseas. Susie Al-Qassab, Leigh Sayliss and Antonia Torr of Howard Kennedy’s International Mobility Team
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12
October
2016
There have been a series of amendments to the rules governing tenancy deposits held by landlords, and recent further changes have finally clarified the position.
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06
October
2016
The non-domicile consultation may have been late coming but it certainly delivers. Whilst there are a couple of small concessions, the headline changes which are listed below are holding fast for the time being.
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Insights

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10
November
2017
The English Arbitration Act 1996 gives effect to the parties' choice to resolve their disputes by arbitration, in so far as they are capable of being submitted to arbitration. A dispute will not be arbitrable if, for example, it concerns
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09
November
2017
The UK is set to retain its status as a leading commercial dispute resolution centre, notwithstanding Brexit. Many of the reasons why parties choose the English courts, such as their reputation for consistency, transparency and expertise in dealing
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07
November
2017
An important consideration for businesses is whether commercial contracts with an EU dimension will survive Brexit on 30 March 2019. The following are possible concerns: the imposition of tariffs on goods and services in the event that the UK
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02
November
2017
The law is at best outdated and at worst entirely unfit for purpose in a society where family structures are becoming increasingly complex. The law in this area is unfortunately and unnecessarily complex. At risk of being incredibly,
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02
November
2017
Alongside working with Howard Kennedy's Banking and Real Estate Finance team, Jon Janes has helped to develop a new enforcement and recovery service for our lending clients. In this article, Jon reviews the things you need to know when
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26
October
2017
From 1 October 2017 a new three year Permitted Development Right ("PDR") came into force. The PDR will allow changes of use from "Shed to Bed" (as coined by the legal press), or more accurately, from Class B1(c) (light
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19
October
2017
This month we look at the following key employment and HR developments: Employment Tribunal fees: latest developments Increase to injury to feelings awards Tax evasion: amending contracts and policies to reflect offences Modern slavery:
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29
September
2017
With the rapid expansion of the serviced office sector in recent years the panel at Thursday morning's Howard Kennedy Breakfast Briefing (Simon Rusk of BE Offices, Jonathan Weinbrenn, Josh Artus of Centric Lab and Julian Sharpe of
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