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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 […]


A quick look at the new SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information

Hong Kong’s new statutory price sensitive information/inside information disclosure regime (PSI Disclosure Regime) will take effect on 1 January 2013. As part of the new regime, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has gazetted its “Guidelines on Disclosure of Inside Information” (PSI Disclosure Guidelines) to assist the market to understand and comply with the new […]

Administrative issues

The Cobbetts administration highlights the importance of partners knowing their firm’s financial position, say Rita Lowe and Andrew Jackson With Cobbetts yesterday (31 January) announcing that it is on the verge of entering administration and many UK-focused law firms predicting zero/low growth, there is little doubt that law firms remain vulnerable. In this climate, members […]

Walker Morris launches latest Little Green Book of Real Estate

Walker Morris has launched its latest Little Green Book of Real Estate in ibook and ebook formats and a printed pocket-sized version. The free book is designed to help readers navigate their way through the world of commercial real estate. It considers matters such as the ownership of land, the main provisions of a commercial […]

Gary Pryke

Gary Pryke, Drew & Napier, Singapore

Name: Gary Pryke Position: Director and head of corporate and finance, Drew & Napier What was your first-ever job? Furniture mover. Or rather mover of just about anything when I worked for a small contractor most of whose jobs came from government departments. It gave us an interesting fly-on-the-wall view of how government departments work […]


Cardiff University follows Welsh Government’s lead in panel revamp

Cardiff-based Hugh James has landed a place on Cardiff University’s revised legal panel alongside Eversheds, Geldards, Morgan Cole and SGH Martineau, which have all been reappointed. The list of names is almost identical to the slimmed-down panel advising the Welsh Government, which re-appointed Eversheds, Geldards, Hugh James and Morgan Cole to its main advisory panel […]

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