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Adapt or Die? How businesses can survive

By Nick McEwen It is not startling that the official government statistics relating to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) record the most significant slump for a considerable time. It should be remembered that the quarterly statistics are actually provisional. Also, the Bank of England has consistently taken a more optimistic view, as reported in the […]

Whistleblowers highlight the firms forcing employees to work whilst on furlough

By Daniel Theron As the measures the government took to assist businesses at the height of the coronavirus crisis are slowly being phased out and furloughed employees are being brought back into the workplace, it has been discovered that approximately six million of the 9.4 million furloughed staff carried on working illegally. Notwithstanding the fact […]

The benefits of mediation

Mediation is increasingly the first choice as a method for resolving disputes. Giambrone’s lawyers in the litigation team have extensive experience of successfully obtaining satisfactory conclusions for our clients in a wide range of contentious matters both for our private clients as well as our commercial clients. The ability to get to the heart of […]

The Brexit transition period ends soon, act now to start your application for dual Italian citizenship

By Elze Obrikyte As the Brexit transition period is rapidly drawing to an end, British citizens will lose the right of trouble-free travel, work and residency in Italy. The increasing possibility of a no-deal Brexit will further cement the obstacles for British citizens. Giambrone’s immigration team strongly recommends commencing your application for dual nationality or […]

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Shoospeak HR podcast – Episode 2: The rise of the cyberbully in the workplace

By Andrew Graham, Amy Leech Our Shoospeak HR podcast considers the recent increase in cyberbullying within the workplace and some of the issues employers are facing as a result. Shoosmiths colleagues Andy Graham, Amy Anderson and Amy Leech discuss the rise of cyberbullying within the workplace and some of the key issues employers are facing […]

New EU address requirement for food and drink labelling after Brexit

By Rachel Turnbull, Francesca Poole What are the changes? The UK Government has recently released guidance confirming a number of requirements for Food Business Operators (FBOs) who wish to export packaged food and beverages to Europe after the end of the BREXIT transition period. FBOs are advised to read this guidance in detail if required. This […]

What is the Schrems 2.0 case about?

By Nick Holland, Sarah Tedstone The case was begun by Max Schrems as a complaint to the Irish data protection authority, the Data Protection Commission (DPC), about Facebook in Ireland sending his personal data to Facebook’s US parent company making it subject to mass covert US surveillance laws. The case dealt with whether two of […]

Investigation against TikTok in Hungary – How the HCA takes on the tech world

By András Nagy The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) has initiated an investigation against TikTok, the popular social media platform. TikTok’s capacity to generate vast amounts of consumer data and shower its users with ads has already sounded several alarm bells as regulators attempt to make sense of the phenomena that is digitalisation. The HCA took […]


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