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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 […]

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NCB IPO is awakening Saudi business from slumber, says Eversheds

M Anum Saleem, a mergers and acquisitions expert at Eversheds, has commented on NCB’s initial public offering (IPO): ‘Each time a new company such as NCB comes to the IPO market, I always ask the question: is the IPO just a way for company founders and initial investors to cash out, or does it offer […]

UK construction industry is taking action to continue growth, says Eversheds

Michael Conroy-Harris, construction expert at Eversheds, has commented on the latest construction PMI figures. He said: ‘Figures like this take a moment to read but an age to interpret. It’s great that construction activity is holding up, but we do need to look beyond that and it’s good to see that performance is more balanced […]

Austria firms

Austria – Out of the darkness

Regulators are ramping up the pressure in the aftermath of recession, leaving firms to compete for compliance and restructuring work As Austrian firms pull out of the worst of the recession they are having to adjust to a new climate, with changing leverage and headcount. Austria-headquartered Wolf Theiss tops the table for revenue for 2013, […]

Matt Byrne

The irony of real estate

Just two weeks to go until The Lawyer Management (TLM) conference and awards on 22 October and here’s some news for those planning to attend the evening’s festivities – comedian Ed Byrne can now be revealed as the host. Cue a collective ‘yay”. One of Byrne’s most famous routines is his ripping apart of Alanis […]

Manchester

BLP unveils process-mapping scheme

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has launched a new branch of its efficiency programme launched in March specifically targeting project management and legal process improvement (LPI). The Streamline scheme is headed by BLP head of process improvement Cathy Mattis and consists of workshops overseen by lawyers and attended by clients, intended to break down projects into […]

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