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Legal project management - make it work for you!

Speaking at the Leman Future of Law  Event today, Ed Naughton of the Institute of Project Management focused on the following: 

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New holiday pay claim

The ECJ has ruled in favour of the worker in the much anticipated Sash Windows holiday pay claim. In short it held that EU law requires...

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3 skills professional services firms need in their BD & Marketing teams

The top 3 skills in demand for professional services are

1. Thought Leadership

2. Proactivity

3. Digital Marketing

How much do you agree?

Professional services is an extremely competitive market with many mid-tier firms struggling to stand out from the crowd. As we continue...…

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Leman Consulting - Prevention is better than cure!

Leman Solicitors held its annual “Future of Law and Legal Technology Forum” at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.  The topic this...

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Next Generation Contracts have arrived!

The 2017 Leman Consulting Future of Law Event is taking place today 30 November 2017 in the Aviva Stadium . 

The second speaker for...

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Data breaches everywhere! Are you protected?

There have been so many news articles over the last few days on data breaches. There is no complete escape from a potential data breach...

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GDPR, Cybersecurity and the myth of massive fines

We've all seen the headlines about GDPR and know it's something to be taken seriously. Remember, also, though - your clients want to know...

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Is diesel that dirty?

There has been great exhortations from politicians and environmentalists about diesel cars and the damage they do. However, ask a taxi...

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Promoting positive mental health in the workplace

Below is linked a useful guide, just published by ACAS, on promoting positive mental health in the workplace. Aside from the obvious...

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New pregnancy and maternity guide

The laws protecting women who are expectant or taking maternity leave are quite complex and can often confuse even the most well versed...

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Cohabitation Awareness Week

This week is Cohabitation Awareness Week, led by Resolution. 

I cannot stress enough the importance of being aware of the rights you...

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The myth of common law marriage

Millions of unmarried couples who live together could be unaware of their rights if the relationship breaks down.

Resolution, a family law...

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Dare to be Different: 5 Law Firms with YouTube Channels that Stand Out (for all the right reasons)

Law firms aren’t usually associated with successful YouTube channels. Pouring through the UK’s top 200 firms, it’s easy to understand...

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Royally important info for advertisers

Ok, you've gone a bit giddy and you've posted and tweeted about the big engagement news.  All well and good.  We all wish the...

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Identifying targets: the FCA, machine learning and getting better at prediction

This is a link to last month's fascinating Beesley lecture by  Stefan Hunt, the FCA's Head of Behavioural Economics & Data...

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Changing world of business development

The legal industry is entering a period of rapid transformation, affected by technology development, client demands and their greater...

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Strengthening security in the law firm

I saw this article while browsing and it brought to mind not only the 'Panama Papers' breach, but the more recent 'Paradise Papers' leak....

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New F1 Logo in Pole Position

Formula 1 is getting a new logo. Apparently, it's being revealed this weekend.

There's lots of speculation about what it's going to be...

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Getting Divorced? How will this affect your Budget

Although aimed at an American audience, this article comments on the changes in a budget upon breakdown of a marriage. 

It is often...

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Uber careless, Uber secretive and Uber here

As everyone now knows, on top of its other woes Uber suffered a substantial data breach last year. 57 million records were compromised,...

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End of the road for “worker status” loophole

In early October, we reported here that two parliamentary committees, Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy,...

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"Outsourced" workers bring landmark case to extend employment rights

Another day, another legal challenge to ways of working within the so-called ‘gig economy’, this time in relation to the rights of...

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HR Director: Chips with everything

David Sheppard, from our Employment law team, has written an article for HRD Magazine discussing how Wisconsin-based company, three...

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Cross-selling versus Smart Collaboration

An interesting insight into how and why "smart collaboration" beats cross-selling hands down, and how adopting this as a strategy can...

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Gig Economy: Call to close employment law loopholes

In light of the recent growing interest and traction of ‘gig economy’ working in the UK, fresh concerns have surfaced about how firms are...

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State of Play - Brabners Sports Update

At the Brabners "State of Play" Sports Update on 17 November 2017, Beth Tweddle gave an interesting insight into her journey and...

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Separating parents could lose their children if they try to turn them against ex-partner

The concept of parental alienation has hit the headlines over the weekend. 

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A Clever Move or Foul Play? The 'Deliveroo' Judgment That's Sparking A Call For Reform

In the latest battle within the gig economy, a tribunal last week ruled that Deliveroo riders in North London are not entitled to basic...

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MPs propose overhaul of employment framework: Select Committees' Report published with draft Bill

When the Taylor Review published its report, ‘Good Work’, in July (see our briefing here), many commented that the loss of the...

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One event attended + one blog post = 3 new clients...

Everyone loves a bit of Return On Investment. Proven results, a nice list of ingredients in, and a lovely cake out! Life (and sales) is...

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The State of Play for sport in the UK

Experts from across sport and legal came together at Brabners' first annual sports update, State of Play 2017, to share their view of the...

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Property Crowdfunding - breaking down investment barriers

Generally speaking, there are two types of players in the property market. Those who buy property for investment purposes (to develop,...

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Employment Tribunal refund scheme: open to all

Last week, we took a look at the reimbursement of employment tribunal (ET) fees, with the Government’s launch of its pilot...

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No-Fault Divorces would protect children and save millions

The introduction of a No Fault Divorce is in the press again this week with an article in The Times. 

Currently, unless a couple have...

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Combating stress in the legal profession

Recent statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive on work-related stress, depression and anxiety found legal professionals...

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Deducting the cost of training from a departing employee

I am often asked by employers if they can deduct the cost of training their employee when the employee is leaving. This is not an...

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Why pay more? The benefits of rewarding your staff

Business-owners always need to have a sharp focus on the bottom line, seeking to reduce costs and increase profits, but there are very...

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Dealing with subject access requests under GDPR

Our Employment team has recently had an article published about dealing with data subject access requests under the new General Data...

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Dismissals for social media posts

There is a growing body of caselaw showing that employers can sometimes dismiss employees for their social media posts. The BBC recently...

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Gig Economy: Uber has "workers" but Deliveroo's riders are "self-employed"

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Wall Street penalties have fallen in Trump’s first year

In the last twelve months, the SEC has sought the smallest amount of penalties since 2013, as the agency went months without permanent...

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Regtech is not just about Technology. It's about the knowledge of regulations and processes as well

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Cohabitants are the fastest growing family type

The ONS have published a report which has found that the fastest growing family type is that of cohabitees. 

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Uber decision

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Gender Neutral... the emergence of the family court

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No paradise for UK fraud

With the Paradise Papers hitting headlines and highlighting potential tax avoidance schemes this article seems to have been buried under...

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Bank of Mum and Dad

I have previously commented on the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' and the potential pitfalls of this. 

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The cost of fraud

Although the figure of £190 billion lost to fraud, is broadly the same as figures published by Experian in 2016, they are still eye...

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FCA's Approach to consumers - continuity and change

The FCA’s much anticipated “Approach to consumers” was published this week. At present it is for consultation, the window for which...

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''Offshore law firm applauded for stringent KYC records''.

An alternative headline and one that probably would not of got as much publicity perhaps. But without having clear records as to who the...

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When is an expense business related or personal?

Reclaiming business expenses should be a straightforward exercise. The expense is either business related or not. However, those working...

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Sex segregation in schools - request to appeal refused

It is now illegal for a co-ed school to segregate sexes. This has been confirmed by the recent decision of the courts - which has divided...

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Interviews - what not to ask!

The WRC decision in this article is bang on point. The case arose from the Minister of State John Halligan asking a high ranking civil...

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Sleep-in shifts: HMRC compliance scheme launched

It’s probably fair to say that the care sector has faced another difficult year. One of the main issues has been the failure to pay...

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Redundancies need a proper procedure

Do you recall when the Accident Group collapsed and infamously sacked 3,000 staff by text message? The attached article describes a...

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Are Access to Work grants for disabled employees the Government's best kept secret?

In May 2017, the Government published a report following its ‘Disability and employment gap inquiry’.

It was no surprise that the report...

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Surrogate mother of 'twins' finds one is hers

A surrogate mother from California has been reunited with her infant son, after discovering that one of the two babies she carried for a...

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Insufficient job protection for new and expectant mothers?

The charity Maternity Action has published its report "Unfair Redundancies during Pregnancy, Maternity and Return to Work".

Of the 500,000...

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Maternity Action reports huge increase in maternity discrimination

The charity Maternity Action has just published a report on pregnant women and new mothers being at increased risk of redundancy.  

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How to close a funding round in minutes

Congratulations SeedLegals.

Arguably two of the most important supports of a fundraising round: the right legal support and the correct...

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Report on discrimination during maternity

Maternity Action has released an interesting and troubling report about unfair and discriminatory redundancies made during pregnancy or...

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Fifa world cup fraud - own goal?

All eyes will be upon the courtroom in Brooklyn USA over the football chiefs accused of taking bribes. Yes the arrests were made in...

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The Old Fake spy story.

This is story we haven't heard before, but obviously it was unbelievable

A company director has been jailed for four years after claiming he failed to pay VAT because he was a spy Raymond Thomas from Kings...…

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Increase in number of children on child protection plans

An article highlighting the growing numbers of children on child protection plans and child in need plans. 

Figures show there are...

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Optimize an "About Us" page

Your 'About Us'  page is your chance to show that you're human! So often companies ask me if they need it... yes! Use it to let your...

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GDPR - Opportunity or Challenge?

There's just seven months to go before new laws governing how organisations use and collect data come into force. Everyone is talking...

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Nippybus boss quits with blunt note

As Nippybus makes the headlines with its owner’s dramatic exit, Associate Esyllt Green shares the employment law view.

Employment...

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Women are considered people...and we no longer follow the Rule of Thumb - Great News!

There are many things over the years that have been wrong and bizarre in English Law and one, amongst many, which I am thankful to have...

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Singapore looks to fintech for the future of its financial sector

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has published a comprehensive plan to make Singapore a leading international financial center - with...

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Two year study shows divorce laws are not fit for purpose

A report by the Nuffield Foundation, published today, has found that the current divorce laws in England and Wales incentivise people to...

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The ICO Threat to the Fintech Revolution

Bitcoin’s value has passed USD 7,000, having appreciated by around 900% in the last year. Detractors say the explosive growth is...

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The robot lawyers are here, winning and with no need to buy them expensive wine to celebrate.

As A.I creeps into more and more aspects of our life, it appears they are now taking over the court room.

That at least may be your conclusion when you hear about a fascinating contest that took place last month. It pitched over 100 lawyers...…

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Stress Awareness Day

Today is International Stress Awareness Day. 

Going through a relationship breakdown and the changes that brings to everyday life can...

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Consumers still in the dark about firm's prices

It's the SRA's intention to require firms to publish pricing information online next year. As more consumers claim to be "in the dark"...

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Womble Bond Dickinson deal becomes reality

This could be a big change for the legal sector...I will watch closely.

UK firm Bond Dickinson’s transatlantic tie-up with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice has gone live today – creating top-20 firm Womble Bond...…

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Grounds for divorce?

The latest report by Nuffield Foundation makes interesting reading, although based on my experience the findings are not surprising.

The...

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Wie kennzeichnen Influencer richtig?

Influencer müssen bezahlte Beiträge kennzeichnen. Das ist so und wird sicherlich von sehr vielen auch entsprechend gehandhabt. Es gibt...

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