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THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON ENERGY INDUSTRY BUSINESS: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

Posted on December 14, 2018
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BREXIT appears to have put everybody in a frenzy, not only over the form of the UK’s withdrawal but also its future relationship.  For energy industry businesses, irrespective of any political accommodation, the challenge in trading with the EU will be immeasurably different and more challenging from 30th March. Procurement Opportunities As we all know, […]

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HOME OFFICE ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF TIER 1 (INVESTOR) VISAS

Posted on December 6, 2018
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The Tier 1 (Investor) immigration route will be suspended until further notice from midnight on Friday 7 December, the Home Office announced last night. These “golden” visas are granted to applicants who are able to show that they have at least £2 million to invest in the UK economy, and have proved very popular with […]

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RECORD-BREAKING £1.5M PENALTY FOR “SLUMLORD MILLIONAIRE” WHO BUILT AN ILLEGAL BOXROOM BEDSIT EMPIRE ACROSS NORTH-WEST LONDON

Posted on December 5, 2018
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Press Release, London Boroughs of Brent and Harrow, 5th December 2018 A notorious rogue landlord must pay £1,500,000 or spend nine years behind bars after justice caught up with him at Harrow Crown Court last Friday (30 November). The court found that Vispasp Sarkari had flouted planning rules for more than five years – converting […]

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REFLECTIONS ON THE EU-IRAN HIGH-LEVEL SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR COOPERATION, 26-27 NOVEMBER 2018

Posted on November 30, 2018
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We have previously commented on the Iran “nuclear deal”, more correctly known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the potential consequences of the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from it some six months ago.   JCPOA We noted there that Iran had “shown off” its capability to enrich uranium to worrying quantities, pushing the boundaries […]

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CREATING SHARED VALUE IN COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTS: PART IV

Posted on November 22, 2018
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Part IV of this series will cover a company’s approach to the acquisition of land and negotiations about land compensation, as well as company contracting policies and the impact of these on company-community relations. There will also be an overview of the need to incorporate long term economic development strategies into community projects, and the […]

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