News, Articles & Events: June 2021
Please join us for our latest Commercial Property legal update. The session is primarily aimed at our internal team, covering recent legal developments and cases affecting the real estate sector. Do feel free to attend via Zoom and add to your CPD count. The session will last for approximately one hour, from 2pm. Please let […]
UK retailers are breathing a sigh of relief, as the EU Commission finally adopted the data transfer adequacy decision in favour of the UK. This is important news for any UK retailers that receives personal data from the EU. The EU’s decision means that personal data may continue to flow freely between the EU and […]
Business leaders have come together to call on the Government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Trades Union Congress (TUC) and Equality and Human Rights Commission (ECHR) have collectively written to Michael Gove in a bid to tackle pay disparities across ethnic and racial groups in the workplace. […]
Both landlords and tenants of commercial property have spent the last few months anticipating what the government will do next in relation to the recovery options for rent arrears that have been restricted since March 2020 as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist with the outcome, in May 2021, the government invited interested […]
As businesses begin to bring staff back to their offices, join Adrian Spurrell of the Red Thread Partnership and Toni Hudson of Freeths, at a virtual roundtable as they discuss how to ensure staff are engaged, productive and happy with their new working arrangements. Adrian will cover the challenges that managers face leading in a hybrid working environment, including […]
The government is expected to announce that they will shortly be making COVID vaccination mandatory for everyone working in adult social care. In reports which have been widely discussed in the media the government is expected to make the announcement in the next few days. Based on the government consultation document the vaccination requirement is […]
Join Tom Draper and Lee Williams from the Freeths Employment Team, for their next HR Matters webinar via Zoom. In this instalment, the team will be looking in detail at the rights afforded to employees during pregnancy and maternity leave and giving practical advice on how employers can avoid the common pitfalls in this area. […]
Allica Bank has partnered with national, commercial law firm, Freeths LLP, as it continues to drive lending speed and improve transparency for brokers and SME customers. The legal firm’s expertise and additional operational capacity will help improve lending efficiency at the bank as it aims to support UK SMEs with the funds they need to […]
As many brands know all too well, with increased use of influencer marketing comes increased regulation and press exposure (unfortunately, not always for the right reasons). As such, it’s never been more important to set out ground rules for any influencer collaboration in a watertight agreement and ensure both parties are covered by appropriate legal […]
This week is Carers Week, an annual campaign aimed at raising awareness of the challenges unpaid carers face and recognising the contribution they make to family, friends and the wider community. A carer is someone who provides unpaid care to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, mental health or physical condition […]
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