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Post on 24 Mar 2015
Michelmores has advised Bamboo Finance, a global private equity group, on its US$3m Series B investment in BBOXX Limited. Bamboo's investment was made alongside DOEN Foundation, a Dutch green social impact fund and they join an existing investor base alongside Khosla Impact, Ceniarth and Synergy....
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Michelmores Property Awards
Post on 10 Mar 2015
The shortlist has been announced for the Michelmores Property Awards – showcasing the very best of the South West's property and construction industry.  For 2015, the annual awards received the highest number of entries in the last five years of the competition, from property developers, building...
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MIPIM 2015 - Cannes, France
Post on 4 Mar 2015
MIPIM is a four day networking and information exchange that happens every year in Cannes, France and this year takes place between 10-13 March. Property investors, developers, capital providers and professionals from all over the world congregate to catch up, swap information and originate...
Real Estate
Post on 27 Mar 2015
The UK Government has set a course to market and grow London as an international dispute resolution centre, building on its prominence as a financial centre.  However, increasingly it is having to compete with the likes of New York, Singapore and Hong Kong as hubs of legal expertise.  Over the last...
International
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Post on 26 Mar 2015
The Insurance Act 2015 (the new Act) comes into force in August 2016 but many insurers have indicated that they are willing to bring their policies in line with the more policyholder-friendly regime before that date. This briefing note is designed to assist risk managers and other buyers of non-...
Insurance
Financial Services
Post on 25 Mar 2015
The new Regulations replace the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) in their entirety.  The Regulations transpose the Public Sector Reform Directive 2014/24/EU of 26 February 2014.  The Government had stated that these would be transposed last autumn, but they were finally transposed...
Public Sector
Post on 24 Mar 2015
Receiving negative feedback is never pleasant but as long as it is can be pinned to a genuine act or omission that a customer found unsatisfactory, there is an opportunity to use the feedback constructively and correct business practice where necessary.  We have considered what can be done about...
Technology
Commercial
Post on 24 Mar 2015
According to a 2014 survey by Deloitte, an estimated 81% of UK consumers read customer reviews/ratings1 and 40% write their own reviews.  With common practice being to carry out internet searches in respect of a business before you engage its services or buy its products; having a favorable online...
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Employment, Law, Lawyers
Post on 23 Mar 2015
Unfair Dismissal – Employee's Admissions CRO Ports London Ltd v Wiltshire [UKEAT/0344/14] Background Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, once an employer has shown a potentially fair reason for dismissal, the question of whether a dismissal is fair or unfair is determined by the Employment...
Employment Law
Post on 23 Mar 2015
The law which governs the rules on "Disqualification by Association" has been in place since 2009. However, there have been many criticisms and claims stating that the Department for Education's (DfE's) guidance on these rules is unclear. This is because until recently, it was not commonly known...
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