As expected the First Minister announced that hospitality in the West of Scotland and in some Central and Eastern areas* will enter level 4 of the Protection Levels Framework for a three week period as of 6pm on Friday 20 November 2020 effectively locking down hospitality businesses and non-essential retail.
The winter months will bring unique complications for leisure, food and drink companies trying to comply with the Covid-19 regulations in England & Wales.
In this interview, we discuss the highs and lows of new product innovation with Thom Elliot, co-founder of Pizza Pilgrims.
With the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period fast approaching, we are moving ever closer to significant changes to the UK’s work-based immigration routes.
Any employer who is using, or intending to use, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (‘the Scheme’) must take note of two important new developments.
The onset of the pandemic meant usual working practices for many employees changed almost overnight.
Why do landlords and tenants need to know about Capitol Park Leeds v Global Radio Services?
The simplified lay-off is an exceptional and temporary measure aimed at maintaining jobs in companies in a business crisis, which may choose between reducing normal working periods and/or suspending employment contracts.
This year the Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) Summit was held virtually and included a discussion on “London: a ‘Good Growth’ Recovery” between Natalie Campbell, the recently appointed CEO of Belu Water (the social enterprise company which fulfils the water requirements of the UK’s catering sector, giving most of its profits to WaterAid) and Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London.
Watch our latest on-demand webinar, where our panellists provide some answers as we explore the potential shape and type of recovery for UK Plc.
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This free to watch webinar was part of the Marketing Leadership virtual conference that took place on 11th – 12th November 2020. Complete the form below to access the 40-minute recording of this discussion. The practice of law is not traditionally renowned for keeping pace with society’s changing demands and the new ways of the world. This year we have seen society rapidly evolve and the old model of partner-led law firms is evolving too. We are now witnessing a much wider group of professionals engaging with existing and potential clients. With increased competition the norm, differentiation, gathering feedback and client retention are vitally important for Marketing and BD teams. In this session, the panel highlights the key themes that influence client engagement, including the ability to be able to pivot as a firm, understanding that clients are facing a situation where legal budgets are being scrutinised and GCs are being asked to cut costs, and ultimately that clients do not want content, they want market insights based on what firms are seeing. Fill in the form below to hear KPMG’s director- head of legal operations transformation services Nicola Brooks, White & Case’s global head of strategy & development- private equity Jason Piro, Slaughter and May’s director of business development Michelle Holford and Skadden’s European head of marketing Jeremy Ford discuss these issues and more.
TLT has significantly bolstered its financial services disputes and investigations practice by hiring a 12-strong team from Dentons. The group will join the firm’s London office as part of a strategic push to expand the firm’s offering in dispute resolution, particularly as the UK market awaits a wave of anticipated litigation. Clare Stothard and Steven […]
Research carried out by The Lawyer suggests that the overwhelming majority of the UK’s second 100 law firms took advantage of the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme during the first wave of lockdown this year. Every one of the 39 firms interviewed for the UK 200: The Independents report had used the furlough scheme […]
A complex crime and fraud set has taken the decision to pause pupillage recruitment due to the pandemic. Red Lion Chambers will not be recruiting any pupils for its September 2022 cohort, with its programme re-opening in October 2021 for its 2023 cohort. The set said the pandemic has meant it has had to extend […]
The UK Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has set out a timeline for when it will resume its panel reviews, after they were put on hold earlier this year amid Covid-19. The CCS has confirmed it will issue a tender on the Official Journal of the European Union for its legal services panel in May […]
When Provident Financial was subject to an unsolicited takeover offer from Non-Standard Finance, it called on Clifford Chance to defend. For 14 weeks, the magic circle firm was at the credit provider’s beck and call as it sought to fight off the unwanted approach. The end result – a back down from Non-Standard – made […]