• Dishonesty and how it Affects Your Fitness to Practise

    Dishonesty and how it Affects Your Fitness to Practise

    Earlier last week Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who returned to the UK having contracted Ebola herself, was cleared of all allegations of dishonesty and misconduct. She had been working at an Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone in 2014. The NMC referred her case to a Fitness to Practise hearing ...

  • Apple & The EU: A Fair Ordeal?

    Apple & The EU: A Fair Ordeal?

    Last month one of the largest tech companies in the world, and certainly the biggest in revenue, Apple Inc. was issued with a 13 billion Euro ($14.5 billion) fine from the EU Commission, for unpaid taxes; the largest tax penalty for a US tech company. This logically set in motion a trail of discussions and a...

  • Law Firms Cannot Afford to Ignore the Threat of Cyber Crime

    Law Firms Cannot Afford to Ignore the Threat of Cyber Crime

    Law firms and their clients continue to make national headlines for all the wrong reasons, as both sides are now a prime target for cyber criminals. The increased frequency of attacks like these is truly alarming, not only for clients, but also for the solicitors who can take a huge hit to their reputation in...

  • 5 Things Employers Should Do Following a Work Accident

    5 Things Employers Should Do Following a Work Accident

    Workplaces in the UK are amongst the safest in the world. Figures published by the HSE in 2016 reveal that the UK had the lowest fatality rate per 100,000 employees of all EU member states bar the Netherlands. Health and Safety regulations, many of which have been inherited from the EU, have contributed to...

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‘Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer’

‘Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer’

“The recent amendment to the UK Finance Bill 2016 to include enabling legislation that would require companies to publish a ‘country-by-country report’ (CbCR), showing where ...

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Concerns Growing Among Top 100 Law Firms That Slowdown in M&A Will Damage Profitability

Concerns Growing Among Top 100 Law Firms That Slowdown in M&A Will Damage Profitability

Law firms are increasingly concerned that the current slowdown in M&A activity will damage their profitability, reveals new research by Thomson Reuters Legal business, the worl...

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