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Importance of Reviewing Commercial Contracts in the times of Coronavirus and Brexit

August 11, 2020

With the UK’s economy opening up, commercial life is starting to enter a ‘new normal’ phase. Coming down the line, we also have Brexit as a fundamental market shift that businesses will need to increasingly consider. Commercial contracts are the glue that binds business together. Having a written commercial agreement is not just important, it is crucial. The primary purpose of written terms is to pr...

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Intellectual Property during and after the end of Brexit’s transition period

February 12, 2020

Now that the UK has formally left the EU, the IPO has helpfully published a document setting out high-level details on the impact of the Withdrawal Agreement on Intellectual Property Rights during and after the Brexit transition phase.  This article sets out so...

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An uncertain Brexit future for businesses

December 30, 2019

Xero has recently published a study which finds that 44% of small and medium businesses (SMEs) are concerned about Brexit uncertainties.  Why is this, and what are the main factors driving these concerns?     The political climate There has been significant poli...

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Brexit and the Food & Beverage sector: Preparing for No Deal

October 22, 2019

Seventeen months ago my first blog on the likely impact of Brexit on the Food &...

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How to hire after Brexit

Can Businesses secure a Sponsor License to hire Talent from outside of the EEA after Brexit?

October 14, 2019

When it comes to securing the skills necessary to operate and grow your business, Brexit may pose a sizeable roadblock, especially if you have been reliant on workers from across the European Economic Area (EEA).  ...

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Data Protection Compliance after Brexit

Data Protection Compliance After Brexit

October 9, 2019

Appointing an EU Representative Following our successful webinar on The Implications of Brexit on Contracts, we received quite a few follow up questions about post-Brexit GDPR compliance for UK organisations who have customers or contacts in EU member states.   It is becoming q...

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Implications of Brexit on contracts

Implications of Brexit on contracts

October 7, 2019

Businesses of all sizes are concerned that there is great uncertainty for business, especially in the context of a possible no-deal exit by the UK from the European Union. Despite plenty of media coverage, many SMEs are unprepared and don’t have a resource, budgets or a roadmap to help them become prepared. Parties circumstances and markets change even in more simple times, and contracts that were one a “good bet...

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Brexit webinar series: Translating Brexit for Businesses

August 30, 2019

How will Brexit change the game for businesses? With Brexit negotiations still ongoing, you are possibly feeling confused about what actions you should be taking to best prepare your business. Is there anything you can start doing now? Throughout the Brexit process, our expert lawyers will be sharing their perspectives on the key challenges ahead, helping you to better unde...

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Brexit: Deal, or no deal?

March 12, 2019

The Prime Minister proceeds, or not, and a nation waits. Companies are suffering from cramps because they’ve been sitting on their hands for so long, waiting for a clear indication as to the direction in which the countries of the UK are being taken. The EU is moving in ways to protect itself, whatever the outcome of these negotiations. Droppin...

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Implications for Business and Trade of a No Deal Exit on 29 March 2019

March 6, 2019

The Government’s primary aim is to ensure that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March with a negotiated deal which will honour the result of the referendum. However, as a responsible government, it continues to plan for all eventualities, including one in which the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Over recent months, the Government has undertaken sig...

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