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  • Lawyers limber up to score in Brazil

    Press

    24 October 2013

    In an article in The Times, Alex Kelham discusses the opportunities that will arise for lawyers advising sponsoring clients looking to maximise their deals and, more importantly, how to protect them from ambush.

  • Privilege problems keep ABS unattractive

    Press

    24 October 2013

    In an article for Accountancy Age, Clive Greenwood discusses the creation, progress, and drawbacks of Alternative Business Structures (ABS).

  • Are developers and landlords addressing the needs of today’s occupiers?

    Press

    22 October 2013

    In an article for CoStar, Rachel Francis-Lang questions whether the UK's developers and landlords are serving their tenants as well as possible.

  • Auto enrolment pension regime

    Press

    21 October 2013

    In a co-authored article for The Law Society Gazette, Katherine Shaw and Kathryn Pickard discuss the impact the new auto enrolment pension rules will have on law firms, and the tricky areas that they are likely to encounter.

  • Boundaries

    PDF

    20 October 2013

    The purpose of this guide is to help you should you need to identify the extent of a site or ownership and responsibility of boundaries.

  • Lewis Silkin advises British company, Pan Africa Solar, on the signing of a 100MW solar project in Pakistan

    Deal

    18 October 2013

    Lewis Silkin has advised its client, Pan Africa Solar, on the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which the British company would set up a project of 100 megawatts in Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park, Bahawalpur.

  • Ius Laboris supports first ever certified Global Reward Management Programme through top European Business Schools

    Press

    18 October 2013

    Ius Laboris, the world’s largest and highest quality alliance of HR law firms, has announced it is contributing the HR law training aspects of the first ever certified Global Reward Management programme in Europe.

  • Policies on porn: how to tackle internet misuse in the workplace

    Press

    16 October 2013

    In a Reuters article, Russell Brimelow discusses large financial institutions' policies towards employees accessing, or attempting to access, pornography whilst at work.

  • What you need to know about the new Social Housing Fraud Act

    Press

    15 October 2013

    In an article written for The Guardian's Housing Network, Paul Hayes discusses key aspects of the new act as well as raising questions that the act, designed to crack down on the estimates 100,000 social housing properties subject to fraud, leaves unanswered.

  • Lewis Silkin team demonstrate pedal power with 36-hour charity cycle

    Press

    15 October 2013

    An 18-strong team from City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP will be embarking on a gruelling 150-mile cycle from London to Amsterdam in just 36 hours, with the aim of raising £10,000 of much-needed funds for the charity, Helen and Douglas House.

  • Raising the standard of living and ending low pay: passing the buck to employers?

    10 October 2013

    Politicians want a higher standard of living for all, with proposals to end low pay and get more money in more people's pockets. To do this, a range of policy initiatives are being debated that it's hoped will help people with the cost of living and raise living standards, but which will impact employers.

  • ...a little bit of law - Judicial Review & Planning 

    PDF

    09 October 2013

    You’ve applied for planning; you’ve seen the councillors at the planning committee approve your application; you’ve collected your planning permission from the council offices.

  • #update: The evolution of the twitter '#' disclosure rules

    Press

    08 October 2013

    In an article for LawInSport, Alex Kelham discusses a complaint received by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) about a tweet Wayne Rooney posted for Nike; the second time his twitter activities have been scrutinised.

  • The City takes a break from holidays

    Press

    30 September 2013

    In this Financial News article, Colin Leckey discusses results of the Financial News' City job satisfaction survey which found that 30.5% of survey participants did not take their entire holiday entitlement for the year. 

  • Guernsey Image Rights

    PDF

    27 September 2013

    Famous sportspeople, entertainers The Bailiwick of Guernsey, the small British Crown dependency in the English Channel known as an offshore tax haven, has achieved a ‘world first’ by establishing a unique registered image rights regime.

  • A New Era for Consumer Rights

    PDF

    20 September 2013

    It has long been recognised that UK consumer law is not clear enough. Even the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) website says it is out of date, confusing and incomplete.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Groupe on its acquisition of specialist digital agency Poke London

    Deal

    19 September 2013

    Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe, one of the largest communications groups in the world, on its acquisition of specialist digital agency Poke London from its four founding shareholders and Mother Holdings Ltd.

  • Employers' LinkedIn rights: another piece of the puzzle

    Press

    10 September 2013

    In an article for PLC Magazine, Ellen Temperton discusses a High Court ruling deciding that a former employer can exert some control over an employee’s LinkedIn account after termination in order to protect its business (Whitmar Publications Ltd v Gamage [2013] EWHC 1881 (Ch)). This is despite the fact that the LinkedIn user agreement is often in the name of the employee.

  • Online monitoring

    10 September 2013

    In an article for PLC Magazine, Ellen Temperton discusses whether looking up information posted on social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, or performing a search on an internet search engine, can be used as a basis for rejecting a job candidate, infringe an employee's data protection rights; or permit an employer to dismiss an employee.

  • Regulating the recruitment sector - how far will the new framework go?

    Press

    14 August 2013

    In an article written for the International Law Office, Carla Feakins discusses the government's official response to its recent consultation on reforming the regulatory framework for the recruitment sector.

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