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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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The Lawyer In-House Attitudes Report 2013 — sample

In March this year, The Lawyer, in association with Thomson Reuters Serengeti, surveyed more than 1,000 general counsel and senior lawyers working in business about the seismic changes that are affecting the legal sector. The results of the research were presented exclusively to delegates at the General Counsel Strategy Summit, which took place in Portugal […]

Libya — trademarks update

In an article entitled ‘The IMF releases its latest world economic forecasts — Libya good in short term, but needs reform in long term’, the Libya Herald reported on 16 April 2013 that ‘the IMF confirmed its forecasts on Libya of 20.2 per cent GDP growth in real terms for 2013’. With significant growth in […]

Early tariff review for non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is, as the government likes to boast, the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat. It launched in November 2011 with a scheme that pays industry, business and the public sector for installing certain renewable heat technologies on their properties. The overall aims of the scheme are: to ensure that […]

Italy Restructuring Update – June 2013

The Italian government provisionally approved certain minimal amendments to the rules governing the concordato preventivo proceedings. The amendment will now have to be approved by the Italian Parliament before becoming final. The provisional amendment resizes the recent and relevant amendment of September 2012: the so-called ‘blank filing’ (‘concordato in bianco’), i.e. the possibility for the […]

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