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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 […]


European Food Safety Authority publishes feed additives guidance

On 22 October 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published guidance on the renewal of the authorisation of feed additives. EFSA explains that Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 establishes rules governing the Community authorisation of additives for use in animal nutrition… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link […]

Manches: A tax of the zombies

Today we give you the inside track on the collapse of Manches, a horror story if ever there was one. As we revealed last week, Manches had paid just £90,000 of a £715,000 tax bill, and had a £6.4m overdraft before it went into administration on 14 October. The firm’s financial situation was a mess. […]


Singapore CoA slashes $250m award to $700,000 after Essex Court challenge

Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group has reduced a $250m arbitral award made against it from $250m to $700,000 after a battle in the Singapore Court of Appeal. Essex Court silk Toby Landau QC secured the major victory for the group following a five-year legal battle in Singapore against Malaysia media giant Astro. It is a significant […]

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E-disclosure: Electric avenue

With practitioners singing the praises of search technology and using past cases as guides, confidence is growing in e-disclosure The panel:  Mark Surguy partner, Eversheds Damian Murphy barrister, Enterprise Chambers Paul Epstein QC barrister, Cloisters Chambers How important is the ruling of Mr Justice Birss in Re Atrium Training Services Ltd for future e-disclosure exercises? Mark […]

Final CFTC rules on protection of collateral for uncleared swaps and treatment of portfolio margining account in bankruptcy

Section 724(c) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) by adding section 4s(l) of the CEA, which sets forth certain requirements concerning the rights of a counterparty of a swap dealer (SD) or major swap participant (MSP) with respect to the segregation of […]

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