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The government has released its response to the consultation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, promising to further protections to employees who are victims of sexual harassment, whilst giving employers support to put measures in place to respond to the needs of their organisation, and provide explicit protections from third-party harassment.
The government has published its COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021 (Roadmap) setting out the details of step 4 of the roadmap out of restrictions for England. The restriction are scheduled to be lifted on 19 July 2021. Hempsons' employment law team discuss the guidance.
The Law Commission has made a series of recommendations for legislative change to the Charities Act 2011 following extensive consultation.
Social Enterprise UK's Andy Daly talks to Skill Mill Managing Director David Parks and Hempsons partner Crispin Pettifer about The Skill Mill's exciting project to extend the programme they deliver to more vulnerable young people to help them break the cycle of re-offending and gain work experience.
New PPN published; Requirements for contracts covered by the WTO Government Procurement Agreement & the UK-EU Trade &...
The second Procurement Policy Note of 2021 was published at the end of last week.
With the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area, both UK and EU data controllers are now having to grapple with cross-border data requirements where previously there were none. Chris Alderson discusses the issues
The Government has issued the first Procurement Policy Note of 2021, applicable to all contracting authorities.
We are delighted to announce a new partner and several associate promotions, providing a major boost to our healthcare advisory, healthcare litigation, commercial and real estate teams.
Refresh your governance: new Charity Governance Code. For all Boards of Trustees who are applying the Charity Governance Code, or are thinking of doing so, you need to read the new Code just published. The emphasis is on refreshing the Code and this is not a dramatic rewrite.
We know that if we have Covid-19, we need to protect those around us. Whilst that is essential and mandatory, so too is self-isolation for those who have been in close contact with someone who has Covid-19; but what should workers and their employers do?
The Charity Commission has recently published 5 new 5 minute guides that trustees and charity operational staff may find a useful reminder of the basic principles for running a charity
We are delighted to announce another outstanding year for Hempsons in the Chambers UK Guide. Hempsons has been ranked in six practice areas across our four offices.
Employees really can be in two places at once (or at least TUPE transfer to two employers). See our review of ISS Facility Services v Govaerts in the European Court of Justice, overturning UK caselaw.
We are delighted to announce another outstanding year for Hempsons in The Legal 500. Our team has been praised for its exceptional reputation and high quality of work over the past year.