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wind turbine
28th October 2014

Construction well under way for Beinn Ghrideag Wind Farm

Colleagues from HBJ Gateley's Energy, Shipping and Infrastructure team, Catriona Smith and Aileen McCallum, were delighted by the invitation to attend Point and Sandwick Development Trust's AGM on Friday. The AGM followed the Trust's completion of a funding package for its development company, Point and Sandwick Power Limited, in late September to fund what will be the largest community owned wind farm in Scotland and the meeting was principally an update to the Trust's members of the project's progress.

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Firework cluster
24th October 2014

New RIBA contracts to launch on Guy Fawkes night…can we expect a bang?

New building contracts for small scale commercial projects and domestic projects are due to be launched on 5 November 2014 by the Royal Institute of British Architects ('RIBA').

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Father and Baby
21st October 2014

UK employers unprepared for the impact of shared parental leave

Evidence suggests take-up of shared maternity leave could rise sharply. Employers need to prepare for a rapid increase in the number of couples using new Shared Parental Leave legislation, according to employment law experts at HBJ Gateley. New laws come into effect across Britain in December which give new rights for working couples to share maternity leave and allow for more flexible working practices.

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Nottingham office move
17th October 2014

Gateley commits to city centre with office relocation

The Nottingham office of top 50 law firm, Gateley, has demonstrated its continued commitment to remaining within the heart of the city's business community by moving on a long-term lease to centrally located Park View House.

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17th October 2014

EU obesity ruling will mean extra furniture bills for firms

Companies could soon be faced with having to buy specialist office furniture for overweight members of staff if a European court case rules that obesity-related problems qualify as a disability issue. It is often said that an organisation’s greatest asset is its workforce. With business plans being put into action across the country, expectations are high that the growth potential will finally be realised.

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