Employment Law Update with Nicola Wallbank of Julian Taylor Solicitors

Employment Law Update

Nicola Wallbank of Julian Taylor Solicitors talks us through what to expect from employment law in 2021.

Unconscious bias

Unconscious bias

In December 2020, the Cabinet Office announced that unconscious bias training is being phased out of the civil service on the grounds that there is no proof that it changes behaviour and that it may in fact cause a negative response. This comes after a group of MPs previously refused to undergo training on the grounds that it was ‘pandering to the woke agenda’ and it shows the depth of resistance within government to this type of training. But are they right?

Moorcrofts LLP advises Skillweb.co.uk Ltd. on the sale of its Houndit business

Moorcrofts LLP advises Skillweb.co.uk Ltd. on the sale of its Houndit business

Moorcrofts’ corporate team has advised Skillweb.co.uk Ltd. (Skillweb), a leading UK based software development and solutions company, on the sale of its “Houndit” business to Escher Software Services UK Limited (part of Hanover Investors private equity group).

B4 Professional services Day

B4 Professional Services Day

It’s B4 Professional Services Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

Corona Virus – Is your supply chain affected?

Corona Virus – Is your supply chain affected?

It will not have escaped the attention of most readers that the world’s largest manufacturing territory is currently undergoing an outbreak of a virulent and deadly virus.

Blake morgan

Blake Morgan Signs Social Mobility Pledge

Leading Oxford law firm Blake Morgan has signed the Social Mobility Pledge, joining 500 other organisations aiming to give everyone, regardless of background, the same level of opportunity.

2020 Women’s Tour pro-cycling race

Blake Morgan confirmed as supporting partner for the women’s tour Oxfordshire stage

Leading law firm Blake Morgan has been announced as a supporting partner for the 2020 Women’s Tour pro-cycling race, Oxfordshire stage; joining GLL who began their sponsorship last year.

Oxford’s Place in the Global Market. An evening with Lord Digby Jones

Business leaders representing leading global companies based in Oxfordshire recently attended an evening dinner with Lord Digby Jones.

Secret Santa

Santa’s helpers at local law firm blake morgan are calling again this year on oxford businesses to donate gifts

Last year the initiative raised almost 900 gifts to children nominated by Oxfordshire Social Services and West Berkshire Social Services as well as Children Heard and Seen, an Oxford charity that helps children who have a parent in prison.

What does ‘Brexit’ mean for the protection of our environment?

What does ‘Brexit’ mean for the protection of our environment?

As society’s concerns mount over the trends in and consequences of climate change, we explore the potential impact of Brexit on the future of UK environmental policy and legislation. Brexit poses a threat even to those environmental protections that have been acquired over the past 40 years within the EU. While the government has published an Environment Bill and created an independent body to oversee its provisions, is it sufficiently robust and comprehensive or are additional structures needed?