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Eco-Law: striving to be an ethical lawyer with impact

While there may be some dinosaurs still rejecting even the concept of anthropogenic climate change, the rest of us are aware of the need not to ignore the scientific data.

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Reform set to cut complexity of inheritance tax

Proposed changes could have far-reaching implications for future estate tax planning

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Fines fly following airline cyber breach

The news that British Airways is facing a fine of £184m after personal data of some 500,000 customers was harvested by cybercriminals shows the tough stance of the UK’s data regulator following the introduction of new EU data protection laws last year.

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Proposed changes to the leasehold reform system

Here, we look at the committee’s findings, examine what the government’s response is likely to be, and discuss the reaction of the housing sector so far.

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Copyright in a digital age

Though the concept of intellectual property has been around since the early 18th century, current copyright laws are struggling to catch up with digital. So, with the EU rolling out legislation that could affect how we use everything from memes to emojis, how – asks Evangelos Kyveris – can you make sure you’re using online content correctly and protecting your innovations?

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Lex Mundi Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide

RIAA Barker Gillette contributes to the Lex Mundi Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide summarizing regulatory regimes in 80 jurisdictions

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Ready, steady, fit-out!

Retail and corporate tenants taking a lease of new or older premises will typically have fit-out works to carry out to get their new premises ready for occupation.

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Feathering new nests for fledglings

Exam results have been released and new students know where they will be heading for university. Following the relief of results day, the next big headache for parents is often the search for accommodation, whether for first-timers or returning students.

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Childcare during the holidays: What are the options?

If you work full time in the UK, you are entitled to at least 28 days paid annual leave, including the eight bank holidays. For parents of school-age children, however, that is often not enough to juggle childcare during the school holidays.

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Tackling taboos on menopause in the workplace

Employers are being advised to review their support for women experiencing problems in the workplace because of the menopause or risk compensation claims, following an employment tribunal ruling.

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What is a personal representative?

A personal representative is somebody who handles a person’s estate when they pass away. The estate is made up of all the deceased’s assets, which can include anything from money in the bank, to personal possessions, stocks and shares, cars, real estate and even cryptocurrency.

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A simple business tip: prepare for the unexpected!

Business continuity planning may range across various disaster scenarios - from cyber-attack to fire or flood - but can overlook the obvious, which is how the business will cope if the owner isn’t available to manage financial matters and decision making.

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