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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 […]

Sparking change: Renewable Energy Expansion Act published for evaluation

By Bernd Rajal, Arian Paul Farahmand Introduction On 16 September 2020 the eagerly awaited draft Renewable Energy Expansion Act (EAG) was published for evaluation. To help achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement 2015, the draft creates new framework conditions for the expansion of renewable energy in Austria. The European Union’s Clean Energy for […]

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Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co appoints Andrew Edginton as operations director

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has appointed a new operations director. Andrew Edginton, finance director for an operating unit at BT Business (BTB), a £3.5bn division of BT, took up his new role at the law firm on 6 October. Reporting directly to Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s chief executive, David Fennell, Edginton has overall […]

Gateley advises cycling and sports retailer Wiggle on long-term lease

Gateley has advised Wiggle, an online cycling and tri-sports retailer, on its commitment to a long-term lease of the Citadel Logistics Centre in Wolverhampton. As one of the largest warehouse spaces in the Midlands, Citadel Logistics Centre will provide Wiggle with excellent access to national and international markets and supply chains via the region’s extensive road, rail […]

Attorney-at-law set to discuss alternative dispute resolution in the banking sector

Eversheds attorney-at-law Lina Aleknaitė-Van der Molen is to give a presentation at an international conference titled ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Business’ on 16 October 2014. The conference is organised by Kazimieras Simonavicius university and the Office of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. The topic of the presentation is ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Banking […]

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EDF Energy launches revamped panel review

EDF Energy has launched its latest panel review and will keep its new roster for three years, replacing its current two-year panel system.  Current UK panel firms Baker & McKenzie, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Pinsent Masons and Squire Sanders are all expected to go up for the review with sources saying the new roster was likely […]

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Latham triumphs in London Metal Exchange Court of Appeal hearing

Latham & Watkins has won a Court of Appeal hearing for the London Metal Exchange (LME) against Marcfarlanes client Rusal, finding that the exchange had acted fairly and lawfully in imposing new requirements for warehouses. The Russian metal giant scored a victory in March 2014 when the High Court ruled that the LME should have […]

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