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Karen Baxter writes for Accountancy Age: Mind the gap: what accountancy firms should be doing ahead of the new gender pay gap reporting rules
Press16 February 2018
With less than two months to go until the deadline for filing gender pay gap reports, thousands of employers have not yet provided their figures. Karen Baxter asks, is your firm ready?
Joanna Hunt writes for Lawyer 2B: Are trainee overseas secondments set to become a thing of the past?
Press31 January 2018
Joanna Hunt writes an article for Lawyer 2B, discussing the implications of the changes to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK for non-EU lawyers training or working in UK firms.
James Gill writes for City A.M.: Tech predictions for 2018: Drones, crypto, and the rise of the robots
Press15 January 2018
In an article for City A.M., James Gill discusses the future of technology in 2018.
Press10 January 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Clive Greenwood discusses that while accountancy firms heavily invest in attracting and retaining talent, do they devote sufficient effort to ensuring teams can’t go and play for the opposition?
08 January 2018
Following on from our 2017 Tech Predictions (link below), here are our top ten favourite tech predictions for 2018. It’s set to be another exciting year as the use of technology becomes ever more pervading, influential and business critical.
Fergus Payne writes for Accountancy Age: LLPs in Top 50+50: Will LLPs continue to be the preferred set-up?
Press15 December 2017
In an article for Accountancy Age, Fergus Payne discusses why and how do accountancy firms set up or convert to an LLP, and will LLPs continue to be the preferred set-up in the future?
29 November 2017
Sexual harassment is clearly big news at the moment. Not, of course, because it is a new phenomenon, but because it seems that the allegations swirling around numerous big Hollywood names have opened the floodgates and made it OK to say #metoo.
Press21 September 2017
Corporate Partner, Fergus Payne has written an article for Accountancy Age which discusses how accountancy has now moved one step closer to becoming a formal piece of the legal services furniture, following the expansion of myriad non-legal firms into the sector.
01 August 2017
By now, everyone is familiar with The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (“Regulations”). However, there still seems to be confusion as to who should fulfil the role of the Principal Designer (“PD”).
Inbrief12 July 2017
Most UK companies and LLPs are required to find out and record details of the individuals or legal entities that have significant beneficial ownership or control over them. The information must be recorded in the company’s register of people with significant control (PSC register) as part of its statutory books.
12 July 2017
UK companies listed on AIM were previously exempt from the obligation to keep a register of people with significant control (PSCs), but recent changes mean they will have to have a register from 24 July 2017 onwards.
Press05 July 2017
Lewis Silkin's recent article: 'Top 5 GDPR issues for... professional service firms' has been featured in the PM Forum's monthly roundup of 'latest news and unique insights from experts and thought leaders in the field'.
13 June 2017
Whilst the use of W&I Insurance in M&A transactions has been available for some time, its use has increased dramatically in the past few years, particularly in the technology, real estate and manufacturing sectors.
23 May 2017
With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) looming on the horizon, we take a look at some of the key changes of how this legislation will affect professional services firms from 25 May 2018.
09 May 2017
From 6 April this year, all large UK companies (and limited liability partnerships) are now subject to a new regime which requires them to publish, on a Government website, detailed reports on their supplier payment policies and practices. The Regulations are designed to create public transparency of large businesses’ payment policies and practices, primarily for the benefit of small and medium-sized suppliers.
12 April 2017
The UK Government proposes new rules requiring non-UK entities that already own, or intend to acquire, UK real estate, or that wish to bid for UK central Government contracts, to be required to disclose information about the beneficial owners of the entity.
Press04 April 2017
Head of Lewis Silkin's Commercial and Technology group, James Gill has written an article for Real Business on the latest payment reporting regulations that came into force this month.
02 March 2017
The recent judgment in Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Developments Ltd & Anor is an excellent example of the application of copyright in a planning and building context.
Press Release23 January 2017
Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the addition of litigation partner, Andrew Wanambwa, to the firm’s growing technology and wider commercial teams.
Press Release20 January 2017
Lewis Silkin is delighted to be speaking at this week’s IFLR In-House Counsel Summit 2017 in London for the second year in a row.