Legal innovation after Covid

The legal industry doesn’t stand out for embracing ground-breaking change. Indeed, when compared to other professional services organisations, law firms have historically been more riskaverse and less eager to adopt technology and other innovations that change how legal work is conducted.

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Risk management for law firms

Senior Development Underwriter, Sharon Glynn, hosts Senior Risk Management Consultant, Paul Smith, and they discuss pertinent risk management trends and forecasts within the sector in this podcast.

Law firms can take the lead on green initiatives

Why do we need to be worried about climate change? Already the environment has changed, in some instances apparently irrevocably.  Individually, consumers are taking action to address their personal impact.  In 2019, the focus was on governments to drive and shape sustainability agendas; now the focus is on businesses, and law firms are not immune.  […]

Culture risks of working from home

In this article, Sharon Glynn, Senior Development Underwriter at Travelers considers the risks of failing to ensure the continuity of culture during this period of sustained home working. The swift development of the Covid-19 pandemic has plunged us all into a life of home working. Law firms, not typically known for agility, have suddenly found […]

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The future of destination high streets

The presumed correlation between the pandemic and large store closures on Oxford Street isn’t necessarily accurate. The holistic cost of prime retail space – particularly department stores and major flagship outlets – was already making people question the return on investment. The pandemic has hastened that change, and the vacancies that are likely to appear […]

Food & Drink update – March 2021

Contents Restricting the promotion of HFSS products Can setting up in Ireland help unblock Brexit-linked disruption to trade? Could carbon labelling become mandatory? Has the incidence of food fraud increased during the pandemic? ASA ruling on McDonald’s advert featuring HFSS products Will the new immigration policy cause problems in the food supply chain? Nutrition Label […]

Women, business and the law 2021

Amidst a global pandemic that threatens progress toward gender equality, Women, Business and the Law 2021 identifies barriers to women’s economic participation and encourages reform of discriminatory laws. This year, the study also includes important findings on government responses to the COVID-19 crisis and pilot research related to childcare and women’s access to justice.

Was the Budget green enough?

Was this Budget green tinted rather than green focused? The mix of fuel duty freezes with what some commentators consider diluted green infrastructure investment doesn’t quite square up to the green rhetoric.

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