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The Law Society’s Blog on Christmas parties (see our comments in the News item Law Society: Lose your inhibitions but not your job’) contains some useful practical guidance on Christmas parties.
However, perhaps more importantly, Christmas parties and other social events have the potential to impact on a number of issues of a serious regulatory nature, of which you and/or your staff should be aware, including the following:
By reminding staff of their responsibilities and taking the advice set out above, you should hopefully reduce the risk of longer lasting issues arising from your Christmas festivities and other social events.
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The Law Society has issued a practice note about the risks to solicitors posed by this new legislation, which came into force on 30 September.
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