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Lucy Lewis comments for The Telegraph: South Western Railway strike: Can I be sacked because my trains keep getting cancelled?
Press18 June 2019
Lucy Lewis has commented in an article for The Telegraph that discusses the five-day rail strike across South Western Railway (SWR) services that's threatening to disrupt journeys for hundreds of thousands of commuters as workers walk out in a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.
Press10 June 2019
Since 20 May 2019 citizens of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand Singapore, South Korea and USA have been able to use e-passport gates at airports in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, the East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, London City, Luton, Manchester and Stansted, as well as the Eurostar terminals at Brussels and Paris.
Joanna Hunt and Kathryn Denyer write for HR Magazine: Digitalisation of the visa system: What HR should know
Press07 June 2019
Joanna Hunt and Kathryn Denyer have written an article for HR Magazine that discusses how HR teams need to get up to speed with the transformation of the UK's visa system, including digital visa status and online right to work checks.
Press07 June 2019
In an article for Accountancy Age, Mark Lim outlines what partners need to know in the event of an LLP’s insolvency.
James Davies comments for Compliance Monitor: Office autocrats: facing dominant behaviours in financial services
Press06 June 2019
James Davies has commented in an article for Compliance Monitor which discusses forceful personalities in the financial services industry, the negative group behaviours that arise from them and how bucking these pressures is a formidable task for an individual and, lamentably, most whistleblowers still experience adverse reprisals.
Press06 June 2019
Tom Heys has commented in an article for The Economist which discusses religion in the workplace.
Dominic Farnsworth comments for Managing Intellectual Property: Lawyers head to Ireland to secure IP audience rights
Press03 June 2019
In an article by Managing Intellectual Property, Dominic Farnsworth comments on the lack of clarity over Brexit that's leading more lawyers to seek to secure their rights in Ireland.
Toni Lorenzo, Michael Anderson and David Samuels write for People Management: Mitigating the impact of an unlawful team move
Press30 May 2019
Can you prevent former employees from competing even in the absence of enforceable restrictive covenants? Toni Lorenzo, Michael Anderson and David Samuels report for People Management in light of a recent Court of Appeal ruling.
Adam Glass comments for The Guardian: Landmarks in law: Sally Bercow and the first major 'Twibel' case
Press29 May 2019
Adam Glass has commented in an article for The Guardian which discusses how defamation cases used to focus primarily on broadcasters and newspapers – until social media changed everything.
Press28 May 2019
James Davies comments in an article for Legal Business which discusses how #MeToo's influence on employment litigation in firms is likely to come into full swing in 2019.
Karen Baxter comments for The Telegraph: The toxic legacy of bosses who just won't quit (like Theresa May)
Press24 May 2019
Karen Baxter has commented in an article for The Telegraph which asks 'what can employees do when their boss refuses to quit?'
Michael Burd comments for The Financial Times: Sexual harassment and bullying rife in legal profession
Press15 May 2019
Michael Burd has commented in an article for The Financial Times that discusses bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession. Workplace training is having little or no effect on tackling the issues, according to a global survey of 7,000 people working in the sector.
Nigel Dewar Gibb comments for Music Week, MusicBusiness Worldwide and Record of the Day: 'Digital licensing needs to be fit for purpose': MMF calls for reform to DSP royalty payments
Press09 May 2019
Nigel Dewar Gibb has commented in articles for Music Week, MusicBusiness Worldwide and Record of the Day that discuss a new report published by the Music Managers Forum (MMF). It claims that inefficient payment systems are reducing the digital royalties that creators receive.
Richard Miskella comments for The Lawyer: Learning the practical lessons of #MeToo: Two City firms appoint workplace guardians
Press03 May 2019
Richard Miskella has commented in an article for The Lawyer which discusses #MeToo and the “Guardians Programme” put in place by Lewis Silkin. This has seen us appoint designated members of staff to be a confidential port of call for colleagues who are concerned about behaviours or the culture at work.
James Davies comments for LexisNexis: Are payslip laws the start of transparency over worker rights?
Press26 April 2019
James Davies has commented in an article for LexisNexis which discusses the feasibility of payslip laws, the extent of transparency over worker rights and the challenges posed to the government.
Press25 April 2019
In an article for Accountancy Age, Fergus Payne, partner and head of our partnerships and LLPs practice group, explains how to update your LLP Agreement.
Press18 April 2019
John Shea has written an article for Sportcal which discusses UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Regulations and the vast sums of money still being spent by Europe’s soccer clubs in the pursuit of sporting success.
JJ Shaw takes questions from City A.M - Legal Q&A: Why Rugby Australia can terminate Israel Folau's contract – and what he can do about it
Press18 April 2019
In an article for City A.M, JJ Shaw explains the regulatory workings behind Rugby Australia's decision to terminate Israel Folau's contract over anti-gay social media posts, and how the player can contest the sanction.
Press16 April 2019
Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that we will be in attendance at LawInSport’s ‘Football Law 2019 conference - Player Transfers, Agents, Politics and the Business of Football’ to be run in association with Blackstone Chambers.
Richard Miskella comments for The Telegraph: Is ‘blind recruitment’ the best way to tackle workplace discrimination?
Press15 April 2019
Richard Miskella has commented in an article for The Telegraph which discusses the case of Matthew Furlong, who had been the victim of discrimination after being rejected for a job by Cheshire Police, which was in the midst of a diversity drive, because he was a white heterosexual man.