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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]

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Forsters and Slaughters advise on Tata Steel UK assets sale

Slaughter and May is continuing to advise Tata Steel on the sale of its UK assets, with Forsters client Greybull Capital emerging as the latest buyer. The sale concerns Tata Steel UK’s long products division in Europe, which includes the Scunthorpe plant but does not cover the Port Talbot site. The Slaughters team advising Tata was […]

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Forsters appoints Smita Edwards as senior partner

Real estate firm Forsters has appointed founding partner Smita Edwards as its new senior partner for a four-year term from 1 September in an uncontested election. Edwards is the firm’s fourth senior partner since it was established in 1998. She replaces Guy Jordan who has returned to fee earning and will take on a new […]

Forsters and Michelmores post double digit growth

Forsters and Michelmores have reported double-digit growth in revenue for the 2013/14 financial year and net profit is also expected to have risen at both firms. Mayfair firm Forsters’ turnover increased 12 per cent from £32.5m to £36.5m, with profit from the audited accounts coming in at 17 per cent higher than last year. Average […]

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