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A word about sustainability

It is perhaps better to consider Sustainability in business as a continuum. What does this mean?

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 in ediscovery

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. […]

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Gateley creates East Midlands planning team

Gateley Plc has increased its offering in the region by establishing a new planning team that will be based in its Nottingham office. Robert Waite joins the firm from Freeths LLP, where he spent eight years as partner. Since qualifying more than 20 years ago with Mills & Reeve, Robert has also worked for Wilbraham […]

Walker Morris expands specialist corporate expertise with senior appointment

Lateral hire Daniel O’Gorman joins Walker Morris as corporate partner to boost M&A and capital markets offering Law firm Walker Morris has expanded its corporate group with the appointment of new partner Daniel O’Gorman to enhance its service offering. He joins from DWF where he was national head of the equity capital markets group.  He […]

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Weil Gotshal strengthens Bridgepoint ties in Polish deal

Weil Gotshal & Manges’ London office is building on its relationship with private equity house Bridgepoint, working with its Polish counterparts on the acquisition of retailer Smyk. The transaction concerns Bridgepoint’s €247m (£188m) acquisition of children’s clothes and toys retailer Smyk from Warsaw stock-exchange listed Empik Media & Fashion, represented by Clifford Chance. Weil Gotshal corporate partner […]

No5’s Mohamed establishes Shropshire Council’s five-year supply of housing

Hashi Mohamed, acting on behalf of Shropshire Council, was successful in helping to uphold the local authority’s decision to refuse a proposal for the erection of up to 125 dwellings. The inquiry which was held over 4 days in October 2015 was an appeal brought by Morris Homes (Midlands) limited against the decision of the […]

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