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Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.

International investment on the value UK cities

After a challenging year, UK cities are gaining foreign investment and developing their presence on the global stage. How has the pandemic, COP-26 and officially leaving the EU impacted the value of investment in the UK from a global standpoint?

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4 New Square struck by ransomware attack

One of the City’s leading sets of commercial chambers is reassuring clients after it fell victim to a cybersecurity incident, The Lawyer can reveal. The ransomware attack, which targeted 4 New Square, affected roughly six per cent of the set’s instructing solicitors over the past five years, although its members were able to continue working […]

Simmons’ Passmore to become client whisperer

Simmons & Simmons’ incumbent senior partner Colin Passmore will be taking on a new role leading the firm’s client relationship programme, as he has recently handed over the reins to newly-elected Julian Taylor. Financial services litigator Passmore has held the post for more than a decade, and this year he wraps his third term. The […]

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