Auditel have spoken to thousands of UK businesses over the past two decades and almost every one of them, have said that cutting real costs out of their business is difficult. Every possible stakeholder in the organisation defends their cost base and often it’s less risky for the executive to keep some cost in rather than risk the unknown impact of not having the functions that cost provides.
Prior to the pandemic, experts estimated that 5.2% (1.7m) of UK employees worked from home for the majority of time. According to research from CIPD this is expected to rise to 22% (7.2m), post-pandemic (2021) and is only set to rise further and faster into the future.
Up until now, there has been no change to our trading arrangements with the EU. On the 1st of January this will change. While the UK government continues to negotiate with the EU, there are two potential outcomes and while the difference between ‘deal’ and ‘no deal’ may be less dramatic due to the government’s recent planning, all foodservice operators would be well advised to plan for some disruption in January and beyond.
A lot is happening in the energy industry and the coronavirus crisis has not done anything to dampen the enthusiasm for change.
Even before the advent of the Coronavirus, two major factors were already impacting upon the global insurance industry, namely, the beginning of a hardening market and the potential results of Brexit.
Employers need to consider the practicalities and challenges of their employees working from home, including how they can best support remote working and any specific needs of individual employees.
A practical list of issues to consider for lenders and borrowers in respect of acquisition financing for transactions involving a Jersey or Guernsey company.
In this on-demand webinar, Dominic Morris is joined by Phil Schmid, Julia Ashley, Nick Edwards, Tom Lord and Andrew Brown discussing what it takes to run a best of class retirement community. The panel looks at the resident experience, the growing use of technology in meeting residents’ needs and how the sector is embracing the ESG challenge.
Law 223/2020, which came into effect on 5 November 2020, has introduced a series of important changes to the Companies Law 31/1990.
Business Interruption (BI) insurance policies are normally triggered by physical damage/loss. A test case brought by the FCA explored whether such cover could be triggered by non-physical damage/loss linked with COVID-19.
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Dentons has commenced a redundancy consultation affecting lawyers as part of its ongoing shift to virtual working. A number of lawyers and partners within the firm’s real estate practice will now continue to work from home permanently, following the creation of “Arc”, a purely virtual team covering areas such as corporate real estate, real estate […]
Only one lawyer has been promoted to partner in McDermott Will & Emery’s London office in its latest promotions round, with a further 36 getting the nod outside of London. The US firm has made up Amira Shaker in London. Shaker joined McDermott in January 2019 as counsel from Ince & Co, where she had […]
For the first instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions, The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be looking at the trends emerging from the Western Europe shortlist entries.
The first ever ranking of the largest firms in terms of corporate revenues is revealed this week. The Lawyer UK Corporate 50 assesses the market share and bench strength of law firms handling M&A, private equity, venture capital and ECM transactions. The three leading firms have efficiently farmed a public company client base Linklaters tops […]
Kate Staples of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is The Lawyer’s General Counsel of the Year, sponsored by FTI Consulting, for 2020. She wowed the judges, who praised her “passion and commitment to her role.” Said one: “Kate has shown that she takes a fresh view to the role of a regulator, has shown innovation […]
Linklaters has committed to spend between £308m and £445m on lease payments for its new headquarters in coming years, its LLP accounts show. The lease will run for 20 years, a lengthy period of time when considering the revolution in the use of office space brought about by Covid-19. In February, the magic circle firm […]