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The first Enterprise Zones were created by theConservative Government in 1981 and this year the CoalitionGovernment announced that it would establish 21 new EnterpriseZones in England as part of its...
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How do growth shares work? Growth shares can be a useful way of getting equity into the hands of a key employee. Growth shares are a special class of shares....
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The Pensions Regulator (the “Regulator”) has recently issued a statement to explain the importance of trustees of pension schemes identifying their scheme`s statutory employer(s). As an indication of the importance...
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The ideology behind The Big Society is nothing new to the Voluntary Sector, but it has put voluntary organisations firmly in the spotlight. The Prime Minister wants to open up...
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Earlier this year the first company was found guilty ofcorporate manslaughter under the changed law. It was subsequentlyfined £385,000. The Crown Prosecution Service has recentlyannounced a second prosecution and have...
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As part of the firm`s ongoing relationship with Dove HouseHospice in Hull, an intrepid team from Rollits recentlyparticipated in the Hospice`s annual fundraiser, the It’s AKnockout Corporate Challenge. The team,...
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The Ministry of Justice have published guidance notes ontheir website to help businesses to adapt to the newAct. The lengthy 45-page guidance note is quite comprehensive andprovides a number of...
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We are delighted to announce the promotions of five of ourmost talented solicitors. Richard Stirk has been promoted to Partner, John Flanagan tothe position of Associate and Kate Dixon, David...
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The Bribery Act 2010 (the `Act`) comes into force on 1July 2011. The Act consolidates and expands the range of briberyoffences for which organisations and individuals can beprosecuted. The offences...
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The vast majority of properties in England are connectedto and served by mains drainage. That is the public drainage systemthat is maintained, repaired, serviced etc by a water authoritysuch as...
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Hull City Council has recently found itself embroiled in aclaim for damages from one of their employees who was working onmaintenance of the gardens of unoccupied Council houses. It wasnecessary...
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Leading legal publication New Law Journal has publishedthe first of its new specialist Data Protection and Freedom ofInformation Law columns, written by Rollits Commercial & IPPartner, Tom Morrison. New Law...
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and it nearly ended up being the biggest so far. ACS Law, which has now ceased trading, had been pursuing alleged copyright infringement cases on behalf of copyright holders from...
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This is the second of two articles on the enterprise investment scheme (“EIS”). The earlier article (EIS is OK: Pt1 (http://www.rollits.com/news.php?number=928&type=EDIT)) set out the main EIS reliefs and the conditions...
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