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Brexit: IoT to the rescue?

15 Nov 2017
For retailers, speed and efficiency in supply chains are paramount. With the possibility of a "hard" or "no deal" Brexit, retailers must adapt to a new operating environment. The UK government is exploring the potential for highly streamlined technology-based procedures to preserve frictionless borders. The Internet of Things (IoT) could play an important role, but also comes with a range of legal implications.

Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016: guidance for landlords

17 Nov 2017
The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into force in Scotland on 1 December 2017. The Act introduces a new tenancy to be known as the Private Residential Tenancy. If you are a Landlord of residential tenancies it is essential that you are aware of the new tenancy and the obligations introduced by the Act.

How wide is your insolvency exclusion?

10 Nov 2017
The High Court gives an insolvency exclusion a wide scope and declines to apply narrow interpretation rules for exclusions in insurance contracts in Crowden and another -v- QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd [2017] EWHC 2597 (Comm).

There’s no debate: freedom of speech presents challenging legal issues for workers and employers in the age of social media

03 Nov 2017
The right to freedom of speech is a core value in our constitutional form of government. Of course, sometimes the expression of that right can give rise to conflict, disagreement, and offense. While such consequences might be appropriate and valued in the context of a governmental or political debate, they are rarely desirable in a business setting.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

26 Oct 2017
The Department for Communities and Local Government​ (DCLG) authorised the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Order 2017 No.251 (the Order) on 2 March 2017. It establishes, as a body corporate, the mayoral Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA/the Combined Authority), across the local government areas of: Cambridge City, Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, Huntingdonshire, Peterborough, and South Cambridgeshire (the Constituent Councils).