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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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IP rights: Lycatel

Mohammed Malique  Think back to 4 October 2010 at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. The battle over the ownership of Liverpool FC is raging on after owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are awarded a temporary restraining order by a Texas court, ­preventing the club’s sale. While the members of the press […]

Mr Justice Vos

Vos J to oversee claims relating to News of the World phone-hacking scandal

The Chancellor of the High Court Sir Andrew Morritt has assigned Mr Justice Vos to case manage claims relating to phone-hacking enquiries against the Metropolitan Police. Lawyers representing more than a dozen MPs and high-profile figures wrote to Morritt requesting that he assign a judge to case manage the matters to help streamline the court […]

Rex Newman

Wallace

A little under 10 years ago the half-dozen partners of West End firm Wallace were pondering their options. A merger – US or City – was seriously considered. “There was a time when I was flattered by some of the approaches,” admits long-time managing partner Rex Newman. “What we quickly found out was that the […]

IP rights: FT

Tim Bratton News organisations have had to grapple with seismic change since the ­advent of the internet. And none more so than the Financial Times which over the past five years has changed its business model. As one of the first news organisations to restrict access to its web content through metering and make that […]

The defame game

Those good, honest folk who populate the nation’s newsrooms will be throwing their trilbies in the air in triumph this afternoon after the MoJ published its long-awaited draft Defamation Bill (see story). The red tops in particular have had something of a rough ride over the last few months, what with the draconian measures being […]

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