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Blog archive: December, 2020

Brexit deal or no deal.

What happens to enforcement of English Judgments across Europe due to Brexit? So while the negotiations continue and it’s far from certain what the new world looks like in January, it might be worth knowing that any proceedings issued in England prior to the end of the year will be covered by the Brussels Regulation …

Brexit deal or no deal.

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Countdown to Brexit -23 days: Understanding Brexit

The loss of legal privileges and right of representation for UK based lawyers involved in cross-border EU matters and proceedings, unless they are also qualified as EEA lawyers This article is addressed to in-house counsels and clients of UK law firms who must now review their need for UK and EU legal advice if up …

Countdown to Brexit -23 days: Understanding Brexit

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The ‘F’ Word: A note on Furlough from Mark Fellows.

A business contact of mine recently posed the question what name they should give to a hamster they had recently purchased. Without any hesitation, I suggested ‘Furlough’. As an employment lawyer, this tells you what word is at the forefront of my mind. I think I have used the word ‘furlough’ more times this year …

The ‘F’ Word: A note on Furlough from Mark Fellows.

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Which small businesses have a good chance of surviving the pandemic?

As early as in April this year, the Federation of Small Businesses (Britain’s largest employers’ group) conducted a survey of 5000 companies to see how the present pandemic and subsequent economic crisis would affect small businesses. It revealed that at the time of the survey, one in three companies had temporarily shut down during the …

Which small businesses have a good chance of surviving the pandemic?

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