First Edition – Corporate Insights Newsletter

Insights - 01/10/2015

Edition 1 – October 2015

welcome.

I would like to welcome you to the first edition of our Corporate Insights Newsletter. Circulated bi-monthly, our newsletter will bring you updates from ourcorporate and commercial teams on trends and key developments of which you as a business leader should be aware.

At Morrisons, we think of ourselves as your outsourced legal team and are committed to sharing our business knowledge. We hope you find something of interest in our articles below.

Please don’t hesitate to be in touch with me or a member of the team for information or advice on any legal matter.

Very best wishes,
Paul Harvey
Managing Partner
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We regularly publish a range of articles and alerts for business owners on legal updates and topical news of which our clients should stay aware. Below are the highlights from the last two months. For a full overview of all of our content, please visit our website at www.morrlaw.com/news-and-insights/.

Consumer Rights Act 2015Our Corporate and Commercial team have summarised the major implications of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in a mini blog series as outlined below. We support our clients to ensure that they are compliant and up to date with all such regulatory and legislative changes, as well as assisting them to make the most of these opportunities to develop their business.

1) Consumer Rights Act 2015 – what do the changes mean for your business?
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2) Key changes under the Consumer Rights Acts 2015 – a new perspective on digital content.
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3) Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) – goods and services.
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For more information about how the changes affect your business, please contact Natalie Wood, Brian Bannister or your usual Morrisons contact. Please click the below button to view contact details for our team.

 

corporate and commercial updates.

Transparency and trust: New Corporate Registration Requirements
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European Court of Justice Declares EU-US Safe Harbor Framework Invalid
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dispute resolution updates.

Telecoms Masts – planning for the future
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Handbags at dawn – EU Court upholds YSL handbag design registration.
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employment updates.

Outsourcing a current role – should the employee transfer to the outsourced company?
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UNISON loses court battle against Employment Tribunal Fees in England and Wales – but Scotland decides to abolish them!
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commercial property updates.

The early bird gets the… successful property completion – 10 questions to ask at an early stage
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This year the Dispute Resolution arm of our corporate practice has seen several changes. We are proud to welcome some great new expertise. In addition to commercial dispute resolution services, the new, stronger team boasts a number of specialist disciplines including Party Wall litigation, telecoms disputes, insolvency, and tax litigation as well as personal injury advice and clinical negligence.

Catherine Fisher took over the mantle from Paul Harvey as Head of the department in January and is already working with a number of our long-standing clients across the firm.

Catherine Fisher

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Our team hosts a number of events and seminars throughout the year.

Below is an update on our up and coming events. We encourage you to join our local teams at any of their events. For more information or to RSVP, please click the registration link below.

 

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Stress Management in the Workplace Series

Joanne Kavanagh and Emma McLoughlin have teamed up with Jane Cattermole of Minding your Business to deliver two practical and interactive workshops on two key issues for businesses; promoting a healthy, motivated and stress free workforce and minimising the risks of stress related claims.

Our seminars are ideal for business owners, directors and HR managers. The first session held last week was a great success with participants giving glowing five star reviews.

Session Two: The final session in the series is a workshop giving HR and Employement Law guidance on stress related issues in the workplace.

Date: 04 November 2015
Time: 8:00am – Registration for 8:30am – 10:00am workshop
Venue: The Reigate Manor Hotel, Reigate Hill, Reigate RH2 9PF
RSVP: Please RSVP to Geraldine Dempsey on [email protected]

Website: Click here for more information…

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Retirement Planning Seminar

We have joined with fellow experts from Tertia Vita, The Financial Planning Group and WPA to offer strategies and tools to support you to make informed decisions before and during retirement.

Date: Tuesday, 10 November
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: 1st Floor, Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8GT
RSVP: Please RSVP to Nigel Pacey on [email protected]

Website: Click here for more information…

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Annual Wimbledon Charity Quiz

The fun continues at our Annual Wimbledon Charity Quiz in support of our local charity of the year, Merton Mencap.

Get your business involved with a team of 5 or enter as an individual playing alongside other local professionals.

Date: Thursday, 12 November
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm.
Venue: Antoinette Hotel, 249/263 The Broadway, WimbledonSW19 1SD
Cost: £175 Team of five or £35 per person.
RSVP: Please RSVP to Jordan Clarke on [email protected]

Website: Click here for more information…

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Wimbledon Young Professionals Group – local networking

Our Wimbledon team will again be hosting local business professionals for an evening of informal networking over drinks and nibbles.

Date: Thursday, 19 November
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue: The Old Frizzle, 74/78 The Broadway, WimbledonSW19 1RQ
RSVP: Please RSVP to Jordan Clarke on [email protected]

Website: Click here for more information…

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R&R Connects – local networking

We are proud to announce that our R&R Connects event is now into it’s 6th year.

Join this long established local event for an evening of informal networking over drinks and nibbles.

Date: Thursday, 26 November
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pmVenue: The Reigate Manor Hotel, Reigate Hill, Reigate RH2 9PF
RSVP: Please RSVP to Jordan Clarke on [email protected]

Website: Click here for more information…

Our Sponsor for this event is: Reigate Manor Hotel

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Corporate Insights Seminar Series

In 2016, our corporate and commercial teams will be presenting a series of topical seminars in a 3 part series.

The series is aimed at addressing key issues for businesses of all sizes from owner managers, to large corporates. The topics for discussion are:

  1. Maximising Value
  2. Minimising Risk
  3. Helping You Grow

The series will be held through the year across our 5 regions.

Further information will be sent about each session closer to the time. To register your expression of interest, please click the registration button below.

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Please contact your usual advisor or speak with the team at our head office to be referred to the right person.

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Disclaimer:

Although correct at the time of publication, the contents of this newsletter/blog are intended for general information purposes only and shall not be deemed to be, or constitute, legal advice. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss as a result of acts or omissions taken in respect of this article. Please contact us for the latest legal position.