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The Modern Slavery Act 2015: publication of a slavery and human trafficking statement

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was enacted on 26 March 2015 to consolidate the existing legislation on slavery.

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner


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Refusal to allow employee to be accompanied by his companion of choice was a breach of trust and confidence

In the case of Stevens v University of Birmingham the High Court has held that the University’s refusal to allow Professor Stevens to be accompanied…

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate

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Student mental wellbeing in Higher Education

Universities UK commissioned the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group to produce an updated guidance aimed at senior leaders and…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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Impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace

An often overlooked procurement question in the sector is the possible impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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CMA guidance to universities about consumer protection law

The CMA has recently published guidance to help universities to understand and apply consumer protection laws in dealing with undergraduate students.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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Dealing with unpaid fees – what are your debt recovery options?

It is very important to tailor an appropriate and proportionate approach to litigating against defaulting parents.


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Are you ready for change? The Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) 2015

CDM 2015 aims to change the way in which clients fulfil their duties under the legislation and furthermore, puts greater emphasis on the…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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