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Headcount cuts in retail caused by rises in the National Living Wage (NLW) would affect head office numbers more than the shop floor, say industry leaders.
Research by Top 100 UK law firm Foot Anstey shows a majority of retail leaders, if faced with a squeeze caused by the NLW, would rather keep front-line staff and cut back on head office headcount and other expenses.
The annual Foot Anstey Charity quiz has raised over £3,900 to support the renovation campaign for the Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton.
Now in its tenth year, over 20 teams from across the region were put to the test with Cooper Associates Ltd emerging as the overall winners of the prestigious trophy. Held at the Somerset Cricket Club, attendees from accountants, banks and barristers networked and played with good competitive spirit.
Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey has won in the Business Development category of the 2018 Legal Week Innovation Awards for its ‘Virtual Trainee’ programme.
Under the winning project, Foot Anstey recruits step into a part-time in-house legal role with the client, working on programmes and gaining insight into the business’ operation.
Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey's sector-leading Energy team are advising Pivot Power on what is set to become the world’s largest battery and vehicle-charging network.
The £1.6 billion Pivot Power scheme will see an initial 45 rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging stations dotted across Britain. Each will be powered by 50MW batteries, connected directly to the transmission network.
Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey has been shortlisted in the 2018 Legal Week Innovation Awards, in the Business Development category.
The shortlisting is based on an innovation that combines supplying invaluable additional resource to clients, with offering enhanced development opportunity for our trainees – ultimately providing the firm with unique insight into clients' business and building deeper and more valuable relationships.
Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey, together with eight other major UK law firms, has won appointment to the official legal panel of the international home improvement company Kingfisher plc.
Following a detailed strategic review of their legal requirements by Kingfisher Group Legal Director Elizabeth Messud, it was decided to adopt an approach that enables it to build longer term relationships with the firms it has appointed to its panel whilst still ensuring the cost and quality of legal services is maintained.
Foot Anstey LLP has become the sixth law firm to be awarded the National Equality Standard (NES). This was received on first time assessment – something less than a third of businesses have achieved.
The UK National Equality Standard was developed by businesses to bring clarity and consistency to efforts to tackle inequality and promote inclusion. To be awarded the NES, an organisation must be independently assessed against a robust set of criteria against seven core standards. NES assessors review extensive documentation and conduct comprehensive interviews and focus groups.
The standard is supported by the Home Office and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Businesses that currently hold the standard nationally include Arup, EDF Energy and Thomson Reuters.
Foot Anstey, one of the UK's top 100 law firms, has continued to develop its Real Estate practice with the appointment of environment specialist, Begonia Filgueira and the promotion of Rebecca Kibby to a new role as CEO – Conveyancing Services.
The high quality training provided by the Foot Anstey Group to its employees has been recognised and accredited by STEP's Employer Partnership Programme (EPP). The EPP provides a set of quality standards that can be used to assess the Firm's learning and development provision.
Foot Anstey has recently advised Tregothnan Estates on their agreement with Cornish Lithium to explore for and develop lithium in hot spring brines on their land. In addition to this, Cornish Lithium will also have the rights to commercially develop other minerals discovered in the exploration process.