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Press20 January 2022
ASA clampdown on influencers will de-monetise those who fall foul.
Press12 January 2022
Siobhra Rush discusses the legal challenges faced by employers as a result of the gender pay gap and the right to switch off from work.
Press07 January 2022
John Shea and Christina Michalos QC of 5RB Chambers successfully represented Middlesbrough player Marc Bola in regulatory proceedings brought against the player for aggravated misconduct relating to a tweet posted several years ago when the player was only 14 years old.
National firm’s subscription service “will change the way we work”: David Willbe comments for Legal Futures
Press21 December 2021
National law firm BLM launched a subscription service for commercial work this week which it describes as “a long-term project which will change the way we work”.
Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of Event Communications on the sale of the Event group to Chargeurs
Press20 December 2021
Lewis Silkin has advised one of the global leaders in museum planning, design and delivery, Event Communications, on the sale of the Event group to Chargeurs Museum Solutions, part of the Paris listed Chargeurs group.
Should companies be recording their employees’ vaccination status and test results? Ben Favaro comments for People Management
Press17 December 2021
Following a People Management Insight webinar on the topic, hosted in partnership with ELMO UK, the software provider's CEO Adam Reynolds explores the legality of collecting workers' Covid-related data.
Boutique hotel trends for 2022: What’s next for the sector? Anthony van Hoffen and Katie Thomas write for Boutique Hotelier
Press09 December 2021
The impact of Covid-19 on the luxury hotel sector has, arguably, been felt stronger than in any other single area of the economy. The sector has been faced with an unparalleled fight for survival – with most hotels having to close their doors to customers for considerable amounts of time throughout the last year and a half.
Phoenix Rising: Key Trends for the Hotel Sector in 2022. Anthony van Hoffen and Katie Thomas write for Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier News
Press07 December 2021
The impact of the pandemic on the hotel and leisure sector was, arguably, felt stronger than in any other single area of the economy. With no ability to pivot their business to ‘online’, and no prospect that ‘working from home’ might provide a temporary solution, the sector was faced with an unprecedented fight for survival.
What Gove's appearance in front of MPs tells us about his priorities for changing the planning system: Sara Hanrahan comments for Planning Magazine
Press22 November 2021
The housing secretary revealed his latest thinking on planning changes when he appeared before MPs last week, including giving communities a greater say over new development and examining the impact of permitted development.
Press17 November 2021
A growing chorus of voices in the City says the data is vital for boosting representation and should be mandatory.
Press10 November 2021
We're seeing more 'eco-friendly’ and ‘all natural’ products on our shelves, as consumers demand more sustainable choices. But as companies come under increased pressure to meet their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals, how can we tell if some are twisting the truth?
Press10 November 2021
Employers need to be more proactive around menopause in the workplace, especially as it impacts some of their most experienced colleagues.
Key lessons from Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s botched racism review: Karen Baxter comments for International Employment Lawyer
Press10 November 2021
Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s investigation into allegations of racism has made headlines for all the wrong reasons following the leaking of an independent report to the press earlier this month.
Press05 November 2021
As Ireland loosens its pandemic restrictions, employers are adjusting to a partial return to the office and some changes in health and safety guidance.
Lewis Silkin recognised with top rankings in Chambers UK 2022 for Employment, Media and Entertainment: Advertising and Marketing, and Intellectual Property: Law Firms with Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Press21 October 2021
Lewis Silkin’s performance in the sector continues to improve following a strong performance in Legal 500, earning 69 individual and practice rankings – of which 6 are top tier practice rankings and 5 are new entries or improvements.
Flexible working proposals published – but is practice outpacing the law? Carolyn Soakell writes for HR news
Press07 October 2021
The UK government has at last released its proposals for flexible working reform, which have been expected since the Conservative Party published its 2019 manifesto for the general election.
Lessons in remote offboarding as furlough ends and “Great Resignation” takes hold: Laura Farnsworth comments for International Employment Lawyer
Press05 October 2021
This week the Spanish government reached a deal with unions and industry groups to extend the nation’s furlough programme until February 2022. The new deal represents the sixth extension to the scheme since Spain imposed its first lockdown in March 2020 and covers approximately 270,000 workers.
Lewis Silkin receives tier 1 ranking in Legal 500 UK 2022 for Employment, M&A and Media and Entertainment
Press01 October 2021
Lewis Silkin continues to receive strong recognition in the latest Legal 500 UK guide released yesterday, earning 67 individual lawyer and practice rankings – of which 7 are top tier practice rankings, 3 were new entries and 7 were improvements on last year.
Press22 September 2021
Employers in the UK have been warned by legal advisers that requiring staff to be vaccinated against Covid may prove problematic, as offices start to fill up again after the easing of pandemic restrictions.
CMA to crack down on greenwashing with ‘Green Claims Code’: Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Drum
Press20 September 2021
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) – a UK government regulatory body – is cracking down on environmental and sustainability claims, warning that businesses have until the new year to ensure their claims comply with the law.