News, Articles & Events: April 2023
The Home Office have carried out a week-long crackdown on delivery drivers working illegally in Greater London. Following an increase in immigration offences in the London gig economy, the Home Office has increased efforts to combat illegal working by carrying out intelligence-led enforcement actions against businesses. Over 60 arrests have been made to date, including […]
The Motor Ombudsman has reported an increase in complaints relating to electric vehicles in the last year, with 273 electric vehicle complaints being made between January 2023 – March 2023 alone. Whilst the headline is stark, the increase in complaints relating to electric vehicles is in line with the increase in sales of electric vehicles […]
Unleash your creativity at our next Initiate event where ‘Brush Party’ will be hosting a step by step painting class. Whilst creating your masterpieces, you can enjoy food from delicious grazing boards, sip a glass or two of fizz and catch up with your peers. Please note that spaces are limited so everyone must register […]
Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels: the UK’s take Summary The FCA has published its consultation on the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (“SDR”) and investment labels for the UK market. The proposals would require UK asset managers making sustainability-related claims about their products to substantiate those claims. Read our full SDR & investment labels analysis here […]
National law firm Freeths has bolstered its corporate offering in Milton Keynes with the appointment of Kerry Jimenez. Kerry joins from EMW Law. Managing associate Kerry has over 12 years’ experience advising on a wide range of corporate matters including sales, acquisitions and mergers, management buy outs/ins, investments and corporate reorganisations and restructurings. As an […]
The Birmingham Initiate Committee invite you to our next event of 2023 at Drop Shot, Digbeth, where you can take us on at a game of shuffleboard, table tennis or pool! Join us for an evening of fun activities with new networking opportunities thrown in. Food and drinks will be served, we look forward to […]
National law firm Freeths has advised professional boxer Chris Eubank Jr on his rematch with Liam Smith, announced today (Tuesday 25 April). Following their initial fight in Manchester at the beginning of the year, Chris Eubank Jr will be returning to the ring, on 17 June, against opponent Liam Smith after lengthy rematch negotiations. A […]
National law firm Freeths has advised MedTech company Perci Health (Perci) on its venture capital investment from Octopus Ventures. Recently named by Hyer as one of the UK’s 50 most impactful companies to work for, Perci was co-founded in 2020 by Kelly McCabe, a registered oncology dietician, and Morgan Fitzsimons, former global head of marketing […]
National law firm Freeths has strengthened its private wealth offering in the South East with the appointment of Mark Baker. Mark joins the firm as an Associate from Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP where he spent almost ten years in the private client team. He specialises in guiding personal representatives through the estate administration process and […]
We recently reported on the serious concerns that had been raised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after an inspection of the Paediatric Assessment Unit, Skylark ward and Neonatal Unit at Kettering General Hospital in Northamptonshire. The CQC were sufficiently concerned in December 2022 that they took enforcement action “to ensure people were safe” on […]
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