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RIP BPRA

6 April 2017

Over the last five years the Fladgate Hotels and Leisure Team has been involved in hotel development schemes in Birmingham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Liverpool, Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Dundee and Sheffield which have resulted in or will before too long lead to the opening of 30 hotels under a variety of brands, including IHG’s Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo […]

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Cinemas: employment law & 2017

22 March 2017

With 2017 already busy for UK senior management and HR teams, and with more employment-related changes and updates anticipated, Fladgate employment associate, Caroline Philipps, discusses four topics likely to be most relevant to Cinema. Pay equality One of the most anticipated developments in Employment Law in 2017 is the long-awaited introduction of gender pay-gap reporting. […]

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Yotel coming to Clerkenwell

15 March 2017

Construction work has now commenced on the Clerkenwell Road, London EC1 development site of Fladgate client, Medina Investment, to create a 212 bedroom hotel to be operated (under management contract) by Yotel. The hotel will be the first city centre hotel in Europe for Yotel and is scheduled to open in the latter half of […]

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Modern Slavery & the supply chain

8 March 2017

The fight against modern slavery is an urgent issue in times of globalised trade and international supply chains. This is reflected in actions by both legislators and companies that are mindful of their corporate social responsibility.  With increasing frequency, businesses are asked by their customers to disclose details of their supply chain as well as […]

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Property Awards 2017

1 March 2017

Fladgate’s real estate team is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the Investment Agency Team of the Year award at the Property Awards 2017. Organised by Property Week, this year’s awards had a record number of entries for the 18 categories that celebrate excellence in the UK’s real estate sector. At an industry event on […]

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Planning new experiences? What you need know

22 February 2017

How public attractions are used is changing. There is a growing recognition of the increasing demand for a broader night time culture and entertainment offering, which in turn is leading to cities starting to re-evaluate their night time economies. Sleepovers already allow guests to experience a night at the museum or the zoo and the […]

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New Bournemouth cinema for Odeon

15 February 2017

Fladgate is delighted that Odeon, Europe’s leading cinema chain, opened its doors at the new BH2 leisure complex in Bournemouth on 10 February. The 10 screen cinema will be one of Odeon’s most advanced flagships in the UK and is also the jewel in the crown of the new BH2 development.  It has been purpose […]

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A track record in public attractions

14 February 2017

Fladgate has a well-established practice and a long history of advising on projects in the public attractions and themed entertainment sectors, including tourist attractions, theme parks, cultural institutions, theatres, art galleries, zoos and gardens. We represented the Great Exhibition of 1851, and in 1862 we were instructed by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, to help set up the […]

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Leeds super casino opens for business

26 January 2017

Fladgate is delighted to have advised on the multimillion-pound Victoria Gate Casino that opened in Leeds on 26 January. The 1,400-capacity venue, operated by Global Gaming Ventures, is one of the largest casinos in the UK and forms part of a new retail and leisure scheme being undertaken by Hammerson. The 50,000 square foot venue […]

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How not to build a hotel

18 January 2017

Barry Hembling, partner in the construction and engineering team at Fladgate LLP, explains the key pitfalls hoteliers should avoid when undergoing construction projects. Too many construction projects encounter problems that can easily lead to delays and cost overruns if not managed properly with some of these issues arising on projects in the hotel sector. Whilst […]

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