Monthly Archives: September 2021

Collyer Bristow named as a leading firm in Legal 500 2022

Collyer Bristow is delighted to have been ranked in the latest 2022 edition of Legal 500 UK. Used as a reference guide by millions of people each year, the Legal 500 provides up-to-date information on law firms and lawyers from …

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The risks of using AI in employment processes

With no specific regulations in the UK, Tania Goodman and Patrick Kilgallon examine the minefield that is using technology to help make key people decisions. As UK legislation continues to play catch-up with technological developments – there is still no …

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The Fine Art of Probate: Gifts and legacies

Private Wealth Partner James Cook is joined by Lila Kanner, Acting Director of Development and Miriam Thiede, Senior Development Manager of The Courtauld Institute of Art.  Together they discuss the details of charitable gifts and legacies, looking in particular at …

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Furlough is finally coming to an end, now what?

On 30 September 2021 the government will formally end the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CRJS) after around 18 months of operation, with the final claims being made in October. Here employment law associate Daniel Zona offers some guidance to employers, …

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Furlough is finally coming to an end, now what?

On 30 September 2021 the government will formally end the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CRJS) after around 18 months of operation, with the final claims being made in October. In recent months many employers have returned staff from furlough leave, …

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Government to introduce right to flexible working from first day of employment

It has been reported that the Government intends to introduce legislation to grant employees the right to flexible working from day one of employment. Daniel Zona, an Associate in the Employment team comments. Currently, employees must wait until they have …

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Collyer Bristow Conversations: Michelle Pughe-Parry De Klerk

Collyer Bristow presents the second in its ‘Conversations’ series. In this episode, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Chris Wilsher, meets Michelle Pughe-Parry de Klerk, Luxury Brand Consultant and Founder of the prominent movement celebrating female owned businesses, The Women’s …

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Can you compel your staff to get fully vaccinated and return to work?

Introduction In July, all UK adults had been offered at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine and this month they will have been offered both doses. Many organisations are keen to have their workforce physically return with some considering …

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Two Countries Divided by a Lifetime Trust

In this latest episode of UK USA, Senior Associate Aidan Grant is joined by Gillian Everall, Managing Director at Everfair Tax. Together they discuss the complex topic of lifetime trusts, looking at why they are favoured by Americans, how they …

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A review of the post-Brexit UK financial sanctions regime – where are we now?

A year ago the UK introduced the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime, which gave the foreign secretary the power to sanction individuals involved in human rights abuses worldwide. These are referred to as the “Magnitsky sanctions”. The UK sanctions impose …

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