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This week in Brexit: 12 - 18 November

Keep up to date with the latest developments and decisions with our Brexit Breakdown, keeping you in know with all things that could affect the business sector.

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Posted in: Brexit

The last 24 hours of Brexit and the leadership challenge explained

A summary of the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours the UK cabinet has agreed to approve the draft withdrawal agreement negotiated between the UK and EU. Leading the EU to determine that “significant progress has been made” in the negotiations to call an meeting of heads of government for 25 November 2018 to approve the final draft of the agreement.

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An Assured Shorthold Tenancy, not what you signed up for?

An Assured Short hold Tenancy (AST) is a tenancy of a residential property usually regarded as a short-term tenancy. However, the legislation governing AST's does not specify a maximum term a lease has to be for it to be an AST. Therefore, a long residential lease could satisfy the criteria. It is important to know if your long residential lease is an AST as it provides Landlords with certain mandatory rights to terminate the lease during its term and takes away a tenants right to first refusal.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

This week in Brexit: 5 - 11 November

Keep up to date with the latest developments and decisions with our Brexit Breakdown, keeping you in know with all things that could affect the business sector.

A jargon free summary of the last week in politics, all in one place. 

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New rules likely to lead to a reduction in planning conditions

In an attempt to reduce delays between the grant of planning permission and work starting on site, with effect from 1 October 2018, the Government has introduced new rules that mean that, subject to exceptions, planning permission for the development of land in England cannot be granted or modified subject to pre-commencement conditions without the agreement of the applicant.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Uber’s appeal against drivers’ “worker status” to be heard this week

Case update! 

You may recall that in October 2016 the Employment Tribunal made a landmark ruling that Uber drivers were deemed to be “workers”.

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Posted in: Employment Law

Legal team supports new luxury office development Level Q

Our commercial property team have recently acted on the multimillion-pound acquisition of Phoenix House as well as Sheraton/Infinity House at Surtees Business Park, Stockton-On-Tees.

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Posted in: News & PR

An Employers Guide To Maternity Leave

It's important for employers to know the do's and do not's when it comes to employee maternity leave, get it wrong and the consequences could seriously impact your business. 

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Posted in: Employment Law

Congratulations to TTE Training Group on their Acquisition of Infinite Learning & Development!

Our corporate and commercial team has provided legal advice to training business, TTE, for their acquisition of Infinite Learning & Development Ltd (ILD), a Peterlee based training provider.

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Endeavour makes significant appointment to grow its banking team

The team here at Endeavour Partnership is set to become Teesside’s only specialist banking legal firm thanks to a significant new appointment.

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Posted in: News & PR Corporate / commercial updates

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