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19 Jan 17

SCTS in running for family-friendly employer award

Courts body shortlisted as best for carers and eldercare

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19 Jan 17

Best home protection for debtors being overlooked, law centre claims

Practitioners should use special provisions for protected trust deeds

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19 Jan 17

Jersey legislators endorse prisoners' right to vote

Decision made to ensure ECHR compliance

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19 Jan 17

Child abuse time bar change has resource implications, Faculty warns

Bill submission predicts increase in number of complex actions

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19 Jan 17

Project attendance not proper use of extended sentence: appeal court

Judges call for more flexible powers over indecent images accused

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Ruthven Gemmell

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Ruthven Gemmell on presiding over the CCBE

Scot in the European hot seat

Dealing effectively with underperforming partners

When partners fall short

The “gig economy”: who actually is a worker?

Uber: a great gig?

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Scot in the European hot seat

Undaunted at the prospect of leading Europe’s lawyers as Brexit starts to take shape, Ruthven Gemmell, President of the CCBE for 2017, tells of the wider challenges he and the organisation face

When partners fall short

Processes for dealing with underperforming partners are often the weak spot in a legal firm’s management. This feature discusses the possible risks, and proposes some key steps to minimise these

Uber: a great gig?

The Uber case has shown up the difficulties employment law has with many working arrangements in today’s “gig economy”. What are the implications for advisers and for the law?

Brexit: the end of cross-border practice?

The impact of Brexit on the internal market for legal services, and why the UK Law Societies are seeking to retain an open market

Closing in: the gender pay gap rules

The likely final gender pay gap regulations will cover larger private and voluntary sector organisations from 5 April 2017. We explain what these employers, and their advisers, will have to implement

Simple procedure – it's complicated

The simple procedure is designed to encourage recourse to mediation, but only some courts directly operate such a service. A mediation coordinator explains the possibilities, and possible developments

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