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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 - David Brown
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 - Paul Jonson
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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Breaking up is hard to do… - Gemma Staples
Goldman Sachs International –v- Procession House Trustee Limited, Procession House Trustee 2 Limited [2018] EWHC 1523 (CH) Introduction The servi...
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Louboutin stomps its way to victory in the CJEU - Alexandria Winstanley
On 12 June 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on a question referred from the Dutch court regarding the Louboutin ‘red soles...
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HR Update: enhanced shared parental pay, last straw constructive dismissals, and is all work related travel working time? - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the HMRC guidance on the new tax treatment of termination payments, the requirement to provide itemised payslips for al...
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HR Update: enhanced shared parental pay, holiday pay for casual workers, when to consider redundancy bumping - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the latest statistics from the Employment Tribunal and Acas, a consultation on paid bereavement leave, and the new rates...
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HR Update: dismissing pregnant employees, stand by duty and working time, and the special circumstance defence in collective consultation - Jack Harrington
GDPR Update Two months to go until the introduction of the GDPR! Click here to see the latest ICO resources and guidance Changes to the Tax Treatment...
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HR Forum Tuesday 24 April 2018 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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HR Update: covert surveillance, unfair dismissal following non-renewal of a fixed term contract and knowledge of disability - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the new online DBS system, the Government’s response to the Taylor Review of modern working practices, the increases i...
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Should Louboutin’s red soles trade mark be deemed invalid? The Advocate General’s opinion is published - Alexandria Winstanley
On 6 February 2018 the Advocate General (AG) gave the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) his opinion on a question referred from the Dutch cou...
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HR Update: holiday pay, employer's data protection liability, weekly rest periods, dismissal relating to the right to work in the UK - Jack Harrington
What's new This month we look at the new rules for taxation of termination payments, changes to national minimum wage and other statutory rates, and a ca...
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Could a tiny business invalidate your trade mark? - Alexandria Winstanley
The Court of Appeal yesterday (23 November 2017) confirmed that small businesses that have goodwill in a small locality can prevent the registration of a...
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Global lawyers head to the city - Paul Jonson
Lawyers from around the globe visited Manchester recently to soak up what the city has on offer and improve international links, at an event hosted by Pa...
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A valuable precedent against online substitute sellers - Melanie McGuirk
The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) finds in favour of a brand owner subjected to online substitute sales and awards significant damages. B...
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Employers may have to enhance shared parental pay in line with enhanced maternity pay - Fiona Hamor
Since the introduction of shared parental leave, there has been considerable debate about whether employers are required to match any enhanced maternity ...
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Pannone Corporate advises Intechnica on £900k funding deal - Tim Hamilton
The corporate team at Pannone Corporate has advised Manchester digital company Intechnica on securing a £900k investment package to fund its ambitious g...
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Crunch deal for biscuit maker - Mark Winthorpe
The corporate team at Pannone Corporate advised the management team at a Greater Manchester biscuit maker which bought out the business in a private equi...
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Intelling dials up funding package with advice from Pannone Corporate - Tim Hamilton
Communications company Intelling has secured a multi-million pound cash injection from NVM to help fund its ambitious growth plans. Manchester-based Inte...
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Pannone Corporate advises Viva Blackpool on Golden Mile development - Gareth Birch
The real estate team at Pannone Corporate has advised Viva Blackpool in its bid to transform the former Harry Ramsden’s site into the Viva Vegas Diner ...
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Pannone Corporate advises Amberleigh Care on Management Buyout - Mark Winthorpe
One of the UK’s leading providers of specialist education and therapeutic care, Amberleigh Care, has been bought by its management team, advised by the...
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Pannone Corporate advises Stockport tool hire firm on Dutch deal - Mark Winthorpe
The corporate team at Pannone Corporate has advised tool hire company Supply UK Group on its acquisition by Dutch counterpart, Boels Rental. Stockport-ba...
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Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Fiona Hamor
It is International Women’s Day………and only four weeks until the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 come into force, ...
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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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