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    Applying off-payroll working rules (IR35) for private sector companies

    Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment team, considers the off-payroll working rules for private sector businesses, which are due to take effect from April 6, 2021. The IR35 rules…


    Rural sector update: The risks arising from the use of pesticides on farmland

    In a highly complex and technical area of law, Harrison Drury partner David Edwards, and trainee solicitor Chloe Harrison, explore the potential legal issues affecting the rural sector relating to…


    FIFA strengthens employment protection for football coaches and female players

    Matthew Astley and Hannah Pike, of Harrison Drury’s sports sector team, consider the FIFA Council’s recent decision to approve landmark reforms to better protect football coaches and female players. Due…


    How to support an employee with cancer

    Kate Shawcross, senior associate solicitor in our employment team, and a trustee of Lancashire and South Lakes charity CancerCare, shares some tips for employers on how to support staff members…


    Farmers and growers: The benefits and pitfalls of supply contracts

    Helen Griffin, a senior associate solicitor at Harrison Drury, explains the role of supply contracts in farming and agriculture business and highlights the importance of understanding the terms of any…


    Furloughing working parents during school closure

    Olivia Bailey and Hannah Pike, from Harrison Drury’s employment team, outline how furloughing may be an option for employers wanting to support employees that are home-schooling during the current national…


    Business Interruption Insurance – What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for my business?

    Following the Supreme Court ruling on Business Interruption insurance, Jody Thomasson from our litigation team looks at what the judgment means for businesses. Businesses across the country have been grappling…


    Businesses urged to review algorithm processes that may lead to bias or discrimination

    The ICO is urging businesses to review their algorithm processes after growing concern they may lead to bias and discrimination in employment-related decisions. David Edwards, director and head of Harrison…


    Businesses urged to review international data transfers to ensure adequate safeguarding measures

    At the end of Brexit's transition period on 31 December 2020, UK will be classed as a third country outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Any data received into the…


    Preparing your business for sale during Covid-19

    In our latest guest blog post, Keith Tully from business recovery specialists Begbies Traynor looks at the issues around selling your business during the pandemic and explores the options for…


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