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Stay informed: connect with other teachers and school staff

31 Mar 2020

During these difficult times connecting with one another is so important for our well-being. Solicitor, Josh Burke, will appear on the first in a series of interactive webinars hosted by Edapt to help support those in the education sector through this difficult period. The webinars are to help…

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COVID-19 and AGMs

31 Mar 2020

The AGM season is well under way for many businesses, but recent restrictions on group gatherings, and the UK 'lockdown' as a result of COVID-19 is posing difficulties for meetings to be held as planned. Businesses may find themselves in a position where holding an AGM is no longer possible…

Corporate

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AirBnB - Are you Breaching your Lease?

30 Mar 2020

Long, long ago, our ancestors used to be able to do something that was known as 'Going on Holiday'. Historians now believe that this was a custom practiced by many, and involved crossing borders and staying in accommodation that was different from your usual home. These accommodations could…

Housing & Regeneration

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Meeting the Challenge: COVID 19 and Virtual Meetings

27 Mar 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is presenting organisations of all kinds (including charities, schools and colleges, housing providers and businesses across the board) with complex issues as urgent decisions need to be made by decision-makers who are harder to bring together. In these unprecedented times,…

Governance, Procurement & Information

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Covid-19 Response - An Update

27 Mar 2020

As the country goes into lockdown, we are still waiting for formal guidance on how civil practitioners should proceed. These are without a doubt unprecedented times, so it comes as no surprise that we have experienced an inconsistent approach by the Courts. This week a Judge refused to do a full list of…

Insurance

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Coronavirus Act 2020: Emergency Volunteer Leave

26 Mar 2020

What is it? The Coronavirus Act 2020, which received Royal Assent on 25 March 2020 introduces the concept of an "emergency volunteer". The Prime Minister's address on 25 March 2020 praised the reaction of the British public after it was announced that in excess of 500,000 people…

Employment & HR

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