Post on 14 Aug 2013
£1.4 million for relief road for housing development in Cullompton… Property owners to be more involved in regeneration of towns… Consent for world's largest offshore wind farm… Government authorises Hazardous waste facility… First deal under Government  Build to Rent scheme… £220 million boost for...
Real Estate
Post on 25 Jul 2013
I attended this conference last month in London.  There were a number of impressive speakers, including Des Hudson of the Law Society, Anthony Townsend of the SRA and a team of financial speakers.  Interesting points raised were: Des Hudson: He thinks the ban on referral fees will be ineffective.  ...
Michelmores
Post on 23 Jul 2013
A seat in the Employment department of any law firm is one that is notoriously fought over by many a trainee solicitor. I would say it’s very easy to see why. I have to admit that, for me, employment law was a love even before I joined the Michelmores’ Employment team as a trainee in September 2012...
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Post on 23 Jul 2013
Government promise new guidance for solar farms… Proposals for Growth and Infrastructure Act reform… Help to Buy scheme a success… £150 million boost for enterprise zones… New financial support for 'Our Place' programme… Benefits for communities around nuclear power station sites… Government...
Real Estate
Post on 17 Jul 2013
Michelmores has been shortlisted in the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) annual awards in the category of UK and Ireland Regional Team of the Year, a prize the firm previously won in 2010. STEP is the professional body for the trust and estate profession worldwide and its Private...
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Post on 15 Jul 2013
A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision has resulted in a fundamental change to the law on collective consultation, making the road ahead one that will have to be carefully navigated by employers. The case of USDAW v WW Realisation Ltd involved the collapse of high street store Woolworths,...
Employment Law
Post on 15 Jul 2013
How often do you indicate your acceptance to online terms and conditions without ever reading them? Recent developments in both case-law and the practices of internet companies may make you think twice before doing so in future. In December 2012, Facebook-owned photo sharing platform Instagram...
Technology
Post on 12 Jul 2013
We are all familiar with the concept of the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. This duty extends to an employer’s recruitment process, where reasonable adjustments to the interview procedure should be made, where needed, for disabled candidates. However, employers still...
Employment Law
Post on 12 Jul 2013
Tips on mentoring and coaching were central to the latest Exeter PA Network event held at the end of June at the new Hampton by Hilton Hotel and Flybe's Training Academy. The PA Network, which is supported by Exeter Chamber of Commerce, offers personal assistants and secretaries the opportunity to...
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Post on 14 Jun 2013
I am firmly of the opinion that channelling a bit of Ally-style spirit is no bad thing. However, it is true to say that the majority of people are unlikely to agree with me. Because singing still seems to carry with it a certain taboo and “uncool” tag; something that no self respecting person...
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