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11 February 2021

Occupations with highest coronavirus risk - Kirsty Churm quoted in HR Grapevine

New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the occupations suffering the highest number of deaths involving coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the importance of health and safety measures in the workplace. As such, this has been a top priority for HR and employers. Kirsty Churm, Senior Associate in the Employment discussed with HR Grapevine the duty that every employer has to take reasonable care of the health and safety of staff members and to maintain a safe working environment.

Kirsty Churm

12 March 2021

Odey verdict shows challenges of decades-old assault cases - Sandra Paul quoted in various sources

Sandra Paul, Partner in our Criminal Litigation team, has been quoted in various sources following the acquittal of a high profiles hedge fund manager on historical charges.

Sandra Paul

12 March 2021

December was profession’s highest-billing month in history – Julie Norris quoted in The Law Society Gazette

Julie Norris, Partner in our Regulatory team, has been quoted in The Law Society Gazette discussing the latest official statistics which appear to confound the bleak predictions made for the legal services sector at the beginning of the pandemic. The Survey from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that December 2020 was the highest turnover month in the history of the UK legal profession.

Julie Norris

10 March 2021

Press Release: Is the art world AMLD5 ready? New programme announced to support the UK art market with its anti-money laundering obligations as registration deadline looms

A nation-wide training programme launches today, aimed at supporting galleries, artists and other ‘art market participants’ in meeting their obligations under the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) which came into force in January 2020.

Nicola Finnerty

10 March 2021

Tougher director rules threaten talent drain, accountants warn – Julie Matheson quoted in The Telegraph

The audit industry awaits the much anticipated BEIS report, which is expected to set out concrete proposals to shake up the UK audit regime and corporate governance.

Julie Matheson

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