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CMS’ dedicated Manufacturing Group brings together industry experts from across CMS, in the UK and internationally, who have extensive experience working with Manufacturing clients across a range of sectors including FMCG, Food & Drink, Textiles, Household Goods, Health & Beauty, and Automotive & Auto Parts.

Our experts can advise on a range of issues from financing and acquisition of companies, to regulatory, disputes, product liability, distribution, supply chain, warehousing, employment, competition, intellectual property and environmental issues

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25 February 2019
Dis­rup­tion 2.0 – here we go again
AI in Con­sumer and Re­tail
24 Mar 20
Cov­id-19: Help for busi­nesses
The Gov­ern­ment has im­ple­men­ted cer­tain meas­ures to ease the li­quid­ity pres­sures stem­ming from the Cov­id-19 out­break. These meas­ures, in­clud­ing the new pro­grammes for debt and wage sup­port, are amongst...
24/05/2016
CMS UK launches Brexit check­lists
19 Mar 20
COV­ID-19: pro-act­ive tax man­age­ment guid­ance
The Chan­cel­lor an­nounced a raft of COV­ID-19 sup­port meas­ures and tax as­sist­ance in the Budget on 11 March and fur­ther meas­ures on 17 March in re­sponse to the nov­el COV­ID-19. CMS has pro­duced the table...
01/03/2016
Tak­ing Stock: cur­rent leg­al is­sues af­fect­ing the con­sumer...
19 Mar 20
Help for busi­nesses in dis­tress due to COV­ID-19
The Gov­ern­ment and Bank of Eng­land have an­nounced a num­ber of schemes and meas­ures to sup­port busi­ness dur­ing the “Cov­id-19 shock”. The de­tails are be­ing de­veloped but what is known so far is sum­mar­ised...
10 Mar 20
Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal rules on bind­ing nature of European Com­mis­sion...
The UK’s Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal (CAT) has handed down an im­port­ant rul­ing on the ex­tent to which re­cit­als of a Com­mis­sion de­cision are bind­ing for the pur­poses of do­mest­ic dam­ages claims. The...
20 Feb 20
Gov­ern­ment con­sults on UK Glob­al Tar­iff
The UK Gov­ern­ment has launched a pub­lic con­sulta­tion on what the UK’s glob­al tar­iff re­gime should be after the end of the trans­ition peri­od with the EU. Changes be­ing con­sidered in­clude re­mov­ing small...
31 Jan 20
The Fu­ture Homes Stand­ard: Re­vised Clos­ing Date for Build­ing Reg­u­la­tions...
We pre­vi­ously re­por­ted on the Gov­ern­ment’s con­sulta­tion on changes to the build­ing reg­u­la­tions ap­plic­able to new dwell­ings.  The con­sulta­tion seeks views on the Gov­ern­ment’s plans to in­crease the...
09 Dec 19
Em­ploy­ment Law and the Mani­fes­tos
Over the last fort­night the ma­jor polit­ic­al parties in the United King­dom have re­leased their elec­tion mani­fes­tos, out­lining vari­ous em­ploy­ment law changes if they are elec­ted. Com­mon themes across the...
06 Dec 19
Court of Ap­peal cla­ri­fies ap­proach to find­ings of fact in noise-in­duced...
In Mack­en­zie v Al­coa Man­u­fac­tur­ing (GB) Ltd [2019] EW­CA Civ 2110, the Court of Ap­peal has cla­ri­fied the prop­er ap­proach to find­ings of fact in noise-in­duced hear­ing loss (NIHL) claims in cir­cum­stances...
15 Nov 19
Brexit and data pro­tec­tion: what to do next (when you don’t know what’s...
Whilst the threat of a no-deal Brexit has been aver­ted for now, the fu­ture is by no means cer­tain. We have high­lighted some of the key is­sues for UK-based or­gan­isa­tions, and the EEA or­gan­isa­tions that...