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Business and HR professionals must avoid getting things wrong when they are right

By Nick McEwen The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis has brought with it the inevitable consequence of high levels of redundancies as organisation after organisation struggles to survive in the current economic climate. When a business finds itself in the unenviable position of having to make some of their employees redundant, HR professionals […]

Brexit: The final countdown to secure your workforce

By Tijen Ahmet In just 11 weeks, the UK is set to leave the EU, meaning now is the time for businesses to make any final preparations. On 31 December 2020, free movement will come to an end: a cause for concern for sectors such as construction, hospitality and leisure that rely on EU migrant […]

Why metadata matters

Metadata is data that summarizes other data. Every file saved on a computer includes some basic information about the file, enabling the computer’s operating system to be able to deal with it. The application in use (e.g., Microsoft Word) creates this behind-the-scenes information describing the information contained on a webpage, email, document, or electronic file. […]

How the use of AI in HR technology is transforming the employee experience

By Chris Shenton MSc We at Weekly10 were recently fortunate enough to be able to take part in Wales Tech Week, where our CEO Andy and I gave a talk on the ways in which AI is shaping the future of HR. This includes how we ourselves use machine-learning to provide richer employee engagement and predictive […]

Developers – Are you prepared for a rise in green litigation?

By Alison Ogley, Emma Conwell, David Monteith For environmental activists, conventional campaigning continues, but increasingly it is litigation spearheaded by activists which hits the headlines. Recently even celebrities have been getting in on the act, with Feargus Sharkey, frontman of The Undertones, poised to file a judicial review on the Government’s policies in relation river […]

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Blackstone’s Pannick fails to persuade Supreme Court to extend privilege to accountants

The Supreme Court has refused to extend legal privilege to accountants offering tax advice. The ruling will be welcomed by lawyers who would have faced increased competition from their accountancy counterparts had the ruling gone the other way. It is a major win for Blackstone Chambers’ James Eadie QC who picked up the mandate to […]

SNR Denton’s slimming ways

Is SNR Denton slimming down before its big day? The firm’s UK LLP accounts certainly tell the story of a firm that’s been canny with its finances as a working date for the tie-up between SNR Denton, Salans and Fraser Milner Casgrain finally emerges. In a slow transactional year where revenue dropped 5 per cent […]

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Moves: 21 January 2013

Move of the week Baker & McKenzie’s Tokyo office (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise) has hired partner Kensaku Takase. He has joined the IP/IT/electric commerce group and will mainly be involved in cross-border IP matters. He was previously of counsel with Hogan Lovells’ IP group in Tokyo. UK London Wedlake Bell has added senior banking and finance […]

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Public sector lawyers hit by spending cuts in Newcastle, Bristol, Manchester

Bristol, Manchester and Newcastle City Councils have published their proposed budgets for 2013/14, exposing further cuts on spending for government legal departments. According to budget proposals the legal department at Labour-run Newcastle City Council, which faces £100m of cuts over the next three years, must find ways of cutting costs by an estimated £50,000 this […]

Maclay Murray & Spens LLP chooses LogRhythm for comprehensive data security

08 January 2013 – LogRhythm, the leader in cyber threat defence, detection and response, today announced that Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS), one of Scotland’s largest commercial law firms, has chosen to deploy its integrated log management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology to boost cyber security and compliance throughout the organisation. […]

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