At a recent business dinner, conversation turned to how much we all use email – some people can't live without it and others hate it and the fact that it follows them around 24 hours a day. The view was expressed that younger solicitors in particular tend to resist making a phone call unless they absolutely have to.
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The new EU public procurement directives came into force on 17 April 2014, and must be transposed into national law within two years.
Catching up with Samantha Kinghorn - looking back to Dubai and ahead to Glasgow 2014 as the countdown speeds up
With lambs, puppies and babies springing around her, you can understand why there's no such thing as a quiet time for wheelchair racer Samantha Kinghorn. With a wrist injury curtailing her training for a few weeks, appearances on TV and the fashion pages of a national newspaper have also kept Harper Macleod's Athlete Ambassador for Glasgow 2014 busy – who knows what her schedule is going to the like when Games fever really gets going.
Bodies satisfying these criteria include certain trusts established by local authorities. The purpose of listing criteria rather than naming specific public authorities is intended to provide flexibility and to avoid the need to designate each individual bodies on a case-by-case basis.
As midnight struck on April 6th two new developments in employment tribunal process took effect. One of the changes is really rather radical and the other is similar to something we've seen before.