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Shoosmiths LLP  

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Witan Gate House | Milton Keynes | MK9 1SH | England

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April 2021

Webinar: The Future of our Town Centres

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March 2021

Webinar: Investing in Women

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March 2021

Webinar - International Arbitration: Regional Perspectives, Africa

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December 2020

Brexit Series Webinar: Right to Work Check Changes

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December 2020

Webinar: Trading Internationally? The New Data Protection SCCs and European Guidance Explained

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November 2020

Brexit Series Webinar: Sponsoring EU and Non EU Nationals Post Brexit

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November 2020

Brexit Series Webinar: The New Immigration Rules - Is Your Business Prepared for the End of Free Movement?

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November 2020

Brexit Series Webinar: Brexit and Data Protection - Will There be Fireworks?

England

July 2020

Webinar: New How - Smart Collaboration for In-House Lawyers

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July 2020

Webinar: Homeworking - Temporary New Normal or Permanent New Normal

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June 2020

Webinar: Copyright and Trade Marks in Relation to Shapes: Two European Perspectives

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May 2020

Webinar: National Pensions Webinar

England

April 2020

Webinar: Business leaders: Liquidity in These Uncertain Times

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April 2020

Webinar: Shared & Halved - In-House Legal Session 3

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April 2020

Webinar: Shared & Halved - In-House Legal Session 2

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April 2020

Webinar: Shared & Halved - Business leaders

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April 2020

Webinar: Shared & Halved - Adapting to the New Normal

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April 2020

Webinar: Shared & Halved - Occupier

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COVID-19 and the Impact on Disabled Employees in the Workplace
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021

The impact of the pandemic can be seen across all sectors of society but those who are disabled have been particularly affected, not least because employees with an underlying disability are likely to have been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable and told to shield for considerable parts of the last year. Being away from the workplace and separated from colleagues has left many feeling insecure. Restructures and disabled employees Indeed, as a result of the pandemic, we have seen many employers having to re-consider how they operate and implement cost-saving measures...

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IHL Series: Fraud
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021

To support our IHL community, on 21 April we hosted our latest webinar on “Fraud” where we discussed the recent upsurge in fraud due to home working, general awareness of fraudulent activity and what businesses can do to protect themselves. Here are the key takeaways: What types of fraud are you seeing at the moment? The world is a turbulent place right now, and therefore the perfect time for fraud and illicit activity to thrive. COVID has played a significant role - fraud is opportunistic and opportunities to exploit areas for personal gain has never been higher. Two features of all frauds are pressure and opportunity. These two factors are currently in abundance...

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In Conversation With... Andy Maciver
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021

Two weeks before the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections, Fraser Mitchell, partner at Shoosmiths sat down with political analyst, strategist, and commentator, Andy Maciver to discuss his views the current state of Scottish politics, the economy in the face of COVID, Brexit and the growing support for independence as well as key issues in the context of Scotland’s future. We have captured the key takeaways from the discussion below: Andy Maciver: AM Fraser Mitchell: FM 1. Current political position – 6 May AM thinks SNP will get somewhere around 60 seats, it will be very close and may get a majority by 1 seat...

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Flexible Working for All, Not Just Yoga Instructors
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021

In what has been a period of unprecedented upheaval, employers have learnt a lot about their working practices and staff. As we enter the new world, employers have a unique opportunity to build back better including normalising flexible working for all. On 5 March 2021 the Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss MP, urged the country to normalise flexible working for all, making it a standard option for all employees, in a bid to help level-up the United Kingdom regardless of gender or other protected characteristics, further boost opportunities for women across the board, and reduce geographic inequality as we recover from the pandemic...

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End of COVID-19 Adjusted Right to Work Checks
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021

Employers can face a civil penalty under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (“the Act”) of up to £20,000 per illegal worker for failing to carry out the prescribed right to work document checks. It is a criminal offence to knowingly employ anyone who does not have the right to work in the UK or where an employer had ‘reasonable cause to believe’ they did not have the right to work in the UK. Employers must ordinarily carry out right to work checks in accordance with the Right to Work Checks: An Employer’s Guide (the Employer’s Guide)...

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