Author Archives: Darren Butt

Employment Law Update & Networking Reception

Please join Collyer Bristow’s specialist Employment and Immigration teams at the Museum of London for a joint update on the latest developments in employment law and business immigration and some key things to look out for in the next few …

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Employers: Are you ready for the changing Right to Work checks from 1 October?

Navigating ‘Right to Work’ checks has long been a key component of employers’ obligations when onboarding new employees. These checks must be conducted before an individual starts work and any offer of employment should be conditional upon the Right to …

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Lawyers welcome plans to boost arbitration laws to secure London’s status as leading disputes hub

The article stated that lawyers have welcomed the Law Commission’s plans to amend the Arbitration Act 1996 with a view to strengthening the UK’s position as a “leading destination” for commercial disputes. The Law Commission’s plans aim to boost the …

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Collyer Bristow strengthens international offering with Immigration hire

Charles’ immigration work spans private client and corporate immigration, providing support to high-net-worth individuals and their families (and family offices) wishing to relocate; to international entrepreneurs and investors; and to both UK companies wishing to employ foreign nationals (recruiting from …

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Flexible working – Is the office 9-5 dead?

A recent poll has shown that nearly 80% of responders would not consider moving to a job that did not offer flexible working options. Only 14% said they definitely would consider it, with the rest being unsure. While only a …

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Copyright The Musical: A Tale of Broadway Blunders

Tickets for The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical: Live in Concert, which had been scheduled to take place at London’s Royal Albert Hall in September, were pulled and the production hastily cancelled after Netflix filed a lawsuit against the show’s writers, Abigail …

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Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022

On 24 March 2022 the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill received Royal Assent becoming the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022. It offers landlords and certain tenants the opportunity to resolve covid-related rent arrears disputes via a new binding arbitration process. The …

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5 tips when seeking Private Equity investment

There is currently a surplus of Private Equity money chasing too few genuinely good investment prospects. If you have previously considered seeking investment from a Private Equity investor there are a number of things you can do in order to …

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Government publishes Renters Reform Bill

It will, as widely expected, extend greater protections to renters and will see the abolition of section 21 notices that allow landlords to remove tenants without reason – the so-called no-fault evictions. The white paper, which will pave the way …

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