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FOOD LAW CASE UPDATE: ALLERGEN MANAGEMENT - Rhian Greaves
FOOD LAW CASE UPDATE: ALLERGEN MANAGEMENT Mohammed Abdul Kuddus v The Queen [2019] Background Mr Kuddus was the sole director and owner of RS...
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HR Update: the importance of appeals, working time and record keeping, discretionary bonus payments, and compensatory rest - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at new European legislation on the horizon to protect whistle-blowers and gig economy workers, HMRC guidance on the new...
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Deprivation of Liberty: All Change? - Bill Dunkerley
Issues surrounding individual service users’ rights to liberty and security, and the extent to which these may conflict with their care needs, have bee...
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Rhian Greaves
The first quarter of 2019 saw an inspection blitz by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the food manufacturing sector.  As the industry recovers f...
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HR Update: handling a disciplinary investigation in parallel with criminal proceedings, reasonable adjustments for disabled employees, dismissing employees on long term disability benefit - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at changes to the apprenticeship levy, new legislation under the Good Work Plan, the updated Home Office Code of Practi...
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Data company sells out to AIM-listed Iomart Group - Tom Hall
The corporate teams at Pannone Corporate and KJG Chartered Accountants have advised entrepreneurs Rob Garbutt and Paddy Doyle on the sale of their compan...
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HR Forum Wednesday, 1 May 2019 9.00 am to 12.00 noon - Jack Harrington
Pannone Corporate’s HR Forum is a free regular update for employers and HR professionals, featuring sessions on employment case law, legislation and to...
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PLASTIC (NOT SO) FANTASTIC? - Rhian Greaves
As much as 85% of marine litter is plastic. Largely comprising single use items and fishing gear and found on the beaches of Europe, plastic polluti...
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Sentencing Council publishes Impact Assessment - Bill Dunkerley
It has been over three years since the Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Definitive Guidelines were...
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HR Update: suspension, religious discrimination, unfair dismissal and challenging previous disciplinary warnings - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at non disclosure agreements, a proposed extension to the off payroll working regime, new guidance on addressing the gender...
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Key Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid - Pannone Corporate
It is easy to believe that estate planning “is only for the wealthy.'' However,  most people want to ensure that their home, savings or other belongin...
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More than £5.2b Inheritance Tax paid in 2018 – How to Cut Your Bill - Pannone Corporate
Inheritance Tax is often viewed as the most invidious tax as it is paid on value accumulated over a lifetime which has already been taxed as it has been ...
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What is Contentious Probate? - Nicola Marchant
In summary ‘contentious probate’ is where a party either seeks to challenge or defend the provisions of an individual’s last will and testament (Wi...
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IS FASHION COSTING US THE EARTH? - Rhian Greaves
“The way we make, use and throw away our clothes is unsustainable”.  So begins the recent report, “Fixing Fashion” published by the House of Com...
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4 Steps for Defending Your IP - Melanie McGuirk
Whether a startup business or one with a longstanding history, some of the most important aspects of your business can be those which are easily overlook...
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International Women’s Day: #BalanceforBetter - Jack Harrington
  As the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is Balance for Better, we look at the steps the government has tak...
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HR Update: recognising disabled employees, whistleblowing in the public interest, comparative discrimination, and the latest decision on holiday pay. - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at new guidance on age discrimination from ACAS, new rules for itemised pay slips, the annual increase to statutory paymen...
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Are E-Signatures Legally Binding? - Suzanne Townley
E-commerce has become a standard means by which business is being done in the modern world. As a result, new technologies and legal regimes have been dev...
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Protecting Foreign Assets In Estate Planning - Jack Harrington
Increasing international mobility means that many more clients own assets outside the UK or have beneficiaries resident outside the UK. This needs to be ...
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Does Your Business Need NDAs? - Suzanne Townley
Finding appropriate ways to protect your business is an important part of your long-term business strategy. Protecting your organisation’s confidential...
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CQC issues its first fine in respect of a failure to comply with the duty of candour - Bill Dunkerley
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been issued with a fixed penalty notice of £1,250 by the Care Quality Commission as a result of its...
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Grenfell: the dawn of a new regulator? - Bill Dunkerley
Two weeks after the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower Dame Judith Hackitt, former Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, was commissioned to prepare an In...
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CQC prosecutions: a change in approach? - Bill Dunkerley
Since April 2015 the Care Quality Commission (‘CQC’) has been the enforcing authority in respect of regulated care activities and has extensive power...
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All roads lead to fines: Uber France is third Uber group company to face fine for 2016 data breach - Suzanne Townley
Uber France SAS (Uber France) is the latest Uber group company to receive a fine from its national regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Information...
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The Process of Debt Recovery - Tim Hamilton
As a business, no matter the size, it is vital that you are paid what is owed to you by customers and clients. Late payments or avoiding payment altogeth...
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How a Lasting Power of Attorney can Protect Your Business - Jane Shaw
Building a successful business takes time, dedication and years of hard work.  In order to make sure that hard work doesn’t go to waste it is importan...
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How Do Business Owners Avoid Probate Issues? - Jane Shaw
Most people know that probate is stressful and time-consuming.  Difficulties can be made worse in an estate where shares in a company are involved.  Ow...
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Key Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid - Pannone Corporate
It is easy to believe that estate planning “is only for the wealthy ”. However,  most people want to ensure that home, savings or other belongings o...
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How to Avoid the Debt Recovery Process - Karl Williams
Cash flow plays an integral part to the smooth running of your business. So, when customers fail to pay your invoices on time or at all, it can have a si...
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HR Update: the importance of a signed contract, changing terms after a TUPE transfer, and when is a resignation not a resignation? - Fiona Hamor
What's new This month we look at new proposals for parental bereavement leave, help for parents and carers in the workplace, and the quarterly statistic...
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Health and safety performance: no change or all change? - Rhian Greaves
As we fall back into winter, the clocks change and with its usual annual synchronicity, another set of HSE statistics is published.  This year, as in ot...
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Big claims but no blame: Morrisons held vicariously liable for data misuse - Daniel Boal
The Court of Appeal has ruled that an employer can be held vicariously liable for the criminal data misuse of individual employees. This decision highlig...
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How to Overcome the Concept of Reflective Loss - Alexandria Winstanley
The Commercial Court has ruled that a remedy of specific performance of shareholder’s rights can be sought under shareholder agreements, enabling share...
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What is Professional Negligence? - Martin Pennington
Breach of Duty  Professionals such as solicitors, accountants, tax advisors, engineers and insurance brokers owe a duty of care to their clients to sup...
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HR Update: disability discrimination, giving notice of constructive dismissal, a new test for victimisation, and could a zero hours employee actually be an agency worker? - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the HMRC's new approach to NMW enforcement after a TUPE transfer, employee monitoring, new ACAS guidance on references,...
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What Does a Commercial Litigator Do? - Martin Pennington
Commercial litigation refers to any form of dispute that is present within a business environment. Whilst people know what business disputes are, and tha...
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How Litigation Works With Commercial Property - Gemma Staples
Property underpins business. All business needs a space, building or portfolio from which they can operate. Then, of course, there are the businesses whe...
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A Guide to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - Nicola Marchant
It is a long-standing and fundamental principle of the law of England and Wales that a testator is free, by making a Will, to leave his or her estate in ...
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Dealing with Theft in the Workplace - Fiona Hamor
No matter the size of your business, theft in the workplace is an issue that all employers want to avoid. So what do you do if you suspect an employee ha...
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IPSO’s compulsory arbitration scheme goes live - Sarah Bazaraa
The Independent Press Standards Organisation’s (IPSO’s) compulsory arbitration scheme has now launched, meaning that anyone who has a claim against a...
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Are the parameters of professional privilege about to be redefined? - Sarah Bazaraa
The case of Bruzas v Saxton [2018] EWHC 1619 (Fam) raises the question of whether privilege can be asserted in deliberately disclosed material which pote...
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Manslaughter Sentencing Guideline: the final piece of the jigsaw? - Rhian Greaves
The Sentencing Council has today published the Definitive Guideline for offences of manslaughter.  Previously left to judicial discretion, in issuing th...
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HR Update: giving warnings for disability related absences, appeals in right to work dismissals, when can you offer less favourable terms to fixed term employees? - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at two shocking reports on sexual harassment at work, new ACAS guidance on overtime and suspension, updated Home Office gu...
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Four Tips When Preparing for the Mediation Process - Pannone Corporate
How do you prepare for and ensure that a mediation has the most chance of success? When it comes to mediation, the measure of success depends on a wide r...
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Sir Cliff Vindicated - Melanie McGuirk
Mr Justice Mann has handed down his decision in the case brought by Sir Cliff against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police for infringement of his right to...
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Setting Up a Trust - Jane Shaw
Here at Pannone Corporate, we have specialist experience in the setting up and management of trusts. A trust is, broadly speaking, an arrangement which s...
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Maximum fine for Facebook - Danielle Amor
The UK's data protection regulator (the ICO) has announced that it intends to impose a fine of £500,0000 on Facebook for its role in the Cambridge Analy...
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Succession and Effective Exit Strategies For Family Businesses - Jane Shaw
We have unrivalled expertise advising owner managed businesses on succession planning and exit strategies to ensure the smooth devolution of a business t...
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How to Contest a Will - Nicola Marchant
At Pannone Corporate we understand that one of the most emotionally stressful times individuals will experience is when a member of your family or a love...
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HR Update: dismissals for conduct short of gross misconduct, strict liability for disability discrimination, comparators under the Part Time Workers Regulations - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at new guidance on dress codes and discrimination, Acas guidance on religion and belief discrimination, and updates to the...
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Listed firm buys LDeX - Insider Media
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Manchester Legal Awards 2019: In Pictures - Manchester Evening News
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Who won at Manchester Legal Awards 2019? - Manchester Evening News
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Law firm defies Brexit uncertainty as it advises on sixth international deal - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Pannone Corporate launches training academy - Manchester Evening News
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Pannone Corporate advises High Court enforcement company - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Roundtable: Second to none? - The Law Society Gazette
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Manchester advisers involved in acquisition by French insurance broker - TheBusinessDesk.com
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North West waste firm has new owners after deal goes through - TheBusinessDesk.com
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Pannone Corporate celebrates Stateside success - thebusinessdesk.com
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People on the Move: Dreamr; Medilink; Pannone Corporate; Trust; Calrom; HRC Law - thebusinesssdesk.com
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Pannone Corporate adds to property team - Place North West
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Bakery co-operative restructures to offer members a slice of its success - thebusinessdesk.com
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Pannone advises on fruit and vegetable firm takeover - insidermedia.com
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Nottingham vegetable supplier sold in MBO - thebusinessdesk.com
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Pannone brokers sale of former Lord Kitchener mansion - The Business Desk
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Pannone celebrates deals table top 10 ranking - The Business Desk
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Private equity firm backs insurance merger - The Business Desk
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Trio of client wins with big hitters for Pannone - The Business Desk
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Double hire for Pannone Corporate - The Business Desk
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Pannone to expand corporate team after topping £300m in deals milestone - The Business Desk
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People on the move: PM+M; Six &; FlowPannone Corporate; No Brainer - The Business Desk
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Boohoo's Christmas shopping splurge on PrettyLittleThing - The Business Desk
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Boohoo Boss Swoops For Son's Business - Insider Media
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