Tech Connect Newsletter - February 2021
Welcome to the February edition of our Tech Connect Newsletter.
In this edition, we consider Brexit's impact on contracts, look at a number of recent data protection developments, consider the impact of the EU’s Joint Declaration on Cloud, review the National Security and Investment Bill and include the third of our series of articles on the life cycle of a technology business, on private equity buyouts.
We hope you enjoy and are keeping safe and well.
If you have any questions about the articles, or have any suggestions for future topics, please get in touch.
Employment and GDPR - Landed Estates and Heritage Property Webinar Series: Part 4
All things employment and returning to 'normal' and a data protection update (focusing on back to work issues).
Planning and Property - Landed Estates and Heritage Property Webinar Series: Part 3
Current planning considerations, how the new Electronic Communications Code is working, and discussing mast apparatus.
Construction Post Pandemic: 'Great Expectations' or 'Bleak House'?
Join the discussion with leading individuals for a practical approach to adopting new behaviours for success across the supply chain.
Business Interruption, branding and estate based filming - Landed Estates and Heritage Property Webinar Series: Part 2
Business interruption, building and protecting your brand and commercialisation and Estate based filming
LGBTQ+ History Month: Student Webinar
Hear first-hand what it is like to work at a law firm, and how we reinforce an LGBTQ+ inclusive work environment
All things trusts and tax - Landed Estates and Heritage Property Webinar Series: Part 1
The Spring Budget update, what trusts are, corporate trustees vs individual trustees, liability issues and varying trusts.
Planning for EU to UK Work & Business Travel
Following our webinar on post-Brexit UK work and business mobility, please join us for the first in our series of follow up mini-webinars.
Q&A: Terminating a contract – matters of materiality
Megan Davies and Nicholas Grant address a homebuyer’s query over a shrinking master bedroom.
Charles Russell Speechlys advise shareholders of Douglas & Gordon Estate Agents on its sale to Foxtons
Established in 1958, Douglas & Gordon is a London-based, family owned independent estate agent.
Mixed news for corporation tax payers in today’s Budget
The announcement brings good news for the short term - and bad news in the longer term for corporation tax payers.
The UK’s post-Brexit rules for skilled workers – Key implications for the construction industry
As a result of the new Points Based Immigration System , UK companies in the construction sector will not be able to sponsor labourers.
Focus Antitrust - 3 March 2021
This week's competition update.
Ransomware: Proceed with Caution
It has been a busy few weeks for hackers and cybercrime specialists around the world.
Focus Antitrust - 24 February 2021
Our weekly competition update.
Advertising Standards: An Update
An update on advertising standards.
Leasehold Reform – The devil is in the detail
Taking a closer look at the Government's announcement in January that makes home purchase easier and cheaper for leaseholders.
Further extension to ban on residential evictions
There has been a further extension of the ban on enforcement of possession orders at residential dwellings in England until 31 March 2021 .
Michael Powner quoted by Bloomberg, PA Media and People Management on the Supreme Court's ruling on the employment status of Uber drivers
The Supreme Court unanimously found that Uber drivers are workers under UK law.
Grand designs – Who should take the design risk in an MMC project?
MMC have been touted as a way to tackle costs and inefficiencies within construction, but who takes responsibility for the design ?
EMI share options, Covid-19, and Brexit – where are we now?
What are the new measures to employers operating EMI schemes that have been affected by the pandemic?