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September 9, 2019 in News

Auditors could have unfettered access to internal business processes to avoid another Carillion

According to the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), companies could avert another Carillion-style disaster by providing internal auditors with “unrestricted access” to the workings of their businesses. Auditors should…

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August 13, 2019 in News

Supreme Court rules for employer over non-compete contractual clauses

A recent UK Supreme Court decision will help employers to enforce contractual clauses that restrict employees from leaving to work for their competitors. However, employers should be careful to ensure…

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August 8, 2019 in News

Gig economy worker rights demand a global approach

British people increasingly work in temporary positions and on short term engagements: part of a fundamental global shift in the way we work. The domestic gig economy has seen the…

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August 5, 2019 in News

GDPR: one year old and ready to grow (adult) teeth

The deadline of 25th May 2018 is deeply ingrained in the corporate psychology of businesses across Europe. That was the deadline by which they strained every sinew to audit their systems,…

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July 22, 2019 in News

Closing the gender pay gap needs more than the final ideas of Theresa May

Theresa May has spent her final few weeks in office trying to salvage a meaningful prime ministerial legacy from the long shadow of her failed Brexit strategy. Part of this…

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June 7, 2019 in News

Harvest Healthcare MBO winner of Sheffield Dealmakers of the Year Award – Excello Law acts for family owners

The legal and corporate finance teams advising on the recent management buyout (MBO) of Rotherham-based Harvest Healthcare, have been recognised with an award win in the Sheffield City Region Dealmakers…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Probate modernisation – help or hindrance?

Since January 2019, HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s (HMCTS) has outsourced key parts of its probate function to a private company called Exela, which it says has “30 years of…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Restaurant chain collapses highlight extent of company directors’ personal liability

The restaurant business has always been notoriously precarious. Fashionable one year and passé the next, restaurants are subject to rapidly changing consumer taste.  In the last two years, well-known chains…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Divorce law reforms – simpler, faster, friendlier

After sustained lobbying from all sides, the government finally announced in April that divorce laws in England and Wales will be reformed and updated. The impetus for reform has gathered…

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May 15, 2019 in News

NewLaw comes to the Midlands with launch of Excello Law Birmingham office

Senior commercial property and construction specialists join the firm to spearhead growth across the East and West Midlands Award-winning law firm Excello Law has opened its newest office in the…

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May 9, 2019 in News

Excello shortlisted for Law Company of the Year in The Lawyer Awards 2019

We’re delighted to have been shortlisted in the prestigious Lawyer Awards for Law Company of the Year 2019.  With more than 500 entries from nearly 240 organisations, Excello MD George…

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May 9, 2019 in News

How NewLaw has shattered the glass ceiling: why we’re proud to support the Women in Law Summit

Since 1990, women have represented more than 60% of new entrants into law, yet we continue to see female talent not being fairly represented at the highest levels in the…

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