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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015.  The Act will implement measures over the next year, making significant changes to certain aspects of UK company law.  These changes are the result of the Government’s determination to reduce the red tape faced by smaller companies and improve the transparency and trust placed in UK companies.

The key changes affecting UK companies will begin implementation from May 2015, as summarised below:

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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015: Know What You Don’t Know

Hold on to your hard hats! The legal landscape in the construction sector is facing some major excavation after the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (“CDM”) 2015 hit the ground yesterday (6th April).

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General Election 2015: Renewables Needs To Make Itself Heard

It’s now only around 5 weeks’ until the general election, campaigning has started in earnest, and it remains impossible to call the composition of our next Government.  The renewables industry’s direction of travel will be dictated by the result and renewables policy features on all manifestos.

The stated renewables policies of the main political parties vary considerably in terms of pledges of ongoing support for the UK green energy sector. 

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