OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. As the name suggests, OKRs are a method of setting out objectives and tracking their progress and the resulting impact on broader business goals. OKRs are one of two objective tracking options we support within the Weekly10 platform (SMART goals being the other). Keep reading for a breakdown of […]
In this briefing we talk about what secondment can do for your business, why some employees are apprehensive towards it, and a few tips for keeping secondment staff engaged.
As anyone who’s ever sweated nervously as they rushed to meet a deadline, time management is one of the most important soft skills an employee can have. But if you’re struggling to complete tasks on time, figuring out how to improve can be a real head-scratcher.
Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.
Despite the Government returning to a policy of ‘work from home if you can’, many businesses, shops, factories, classrooms etc are bringing their employees back into the workplace. There are a lot of issues, precautions and caveats to consider, especially for customer-facing businesses.
By Gregory Campbell, Chirag Zaveri In the first year and a half since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, over 275,000 complaints were filed and over £400M in fines issued. Some 70% of surveyed businesses worldwide failed to address requests made from individuals seeking to obtain a copy of their personal data as […]
By Marija Vlajković and Andrea Lazarevska It has been exactly eight months since the Republic of North Macedonia adopted the new Law on Personal Data Protection (“Law“), largely in compliance with the GDPR, entering into force only a few days after it was promulgated. Controllers and processors were afforded 18 months in which to align their […]
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.
By Georgina Massey “Placemaking” certainly was the buzz word at the recent Built Environment South Coast Development Conference. The conference gave an opportunity for key stakeholders in the region to come together to talk about plans for economic growth for the region and reflect on how this will affect our built environment and communities in […]
By Alexandra Bognár, Dániel Gera Pursuant to Government Decree 408/2020 (VIII 30), Hungary closed its borders to non-Hungarian citizens as of 1 September 2020. The new rules abolish the tricolour system of green, yellow and red countries (for further details please see “Travel restrictions are back”) and qualify virtually all countries as red. Rules Hungarian […]
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Ashurst and Reed Smith have acted on JPIMedia Group’s sale of its printing plants to the owner of the Daily Mail. As part of the deal, dmg media has acquired JPIMedia Print Holdings Ltd and its subsidiaries across three print sites – Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. Ashurst acted for regional publisher JPI, […]
Clyde & Co has parted ways with Scottish real estate firm Simpson & Marwick, just five years after the firms merged. The firms merged in October 2015, marking Clydes’ first foray into Scotland. Now Simpson & Marwick has decided to go it alone, with its 26-strong residential property team moving to new offices. Simpson & […]
Ashurst has made 15 partner promotions, six months after it announced this year’s round would be delayed as part of its precautionary Covid-19 measures. Four of the new promotions are based in London, with one partner in global loans, real estate, finance regulatory and dispute resolution apiece. None of the quartet are understood to have […]
Baker McKenzie is debuting a global innovation subsidiary that will collaborate with lawyers across different practices to develop products as part of a large-scale investment in new solutions. The firm is investing more than $2m in a pilot around a new global arm, called Reinvent, that will be led by London IP partner Ben Allgrove, […]
JMW has made 19 redundancies, including seven fee-earners in its property team. The firm said that 19 roles had been redundant, including six Manchester fee-earners in real estate commercial, and one in London. It did not specify which departments the remaining twelve roles were in. Their employment completes on 31st October. JMW said that the […]
The issue of how best to reward partners never goes away What are the biggest quandries for law firm leaders right now? It’s a long list: staff wellbeing, business stability, strides in diversity and client satisfaction, but another never-ending problem is how to keep the partnership happy. Often that involves a complete overhaul of a […]