• The GIG Economy

    The GIG Economy

    Daily we are seeing new businesses strategies and models emerging around the globe; some of these are now contributing to what we are calling a GIG economy. This is the overall businesses environment in which organizations and companies outsource labour, via direct or third party contracting for shortterm ind...

  • New Report Reveals Shocking Conditions Among Britain's Places Of Work

    New Report Reveals Shocking Conditions Among Britain's Places Of Work

    Unsafe and unsanitary working conditions are putting the health of millions of British workers in serious danger, according to a new report* by Hayward Baker. Researchers carried out an in-depth study** into the conditions of Britain’s offices, shops, factories, warehouses and building sites - and disco...

  • GDPR & Cybersecurity Post-Brexit

    GDPR & Cybersecurity Post-Brexit

    With the dust settling on the UK’s decision to leave the EU, Blacks Solicitors’ Phil Gorski takes a closer look at the impact this will have on cybersecurity and intellectual property for businesses. How Brexit will affect data protection in the UK? UK businesses have for some time now been thinking...

  • The Glorious Twelfth: What Underwriters Should Be Doing As the Insurance Act Comes Into Force

    The Glorious Twelfth: What Underwriters Should Be Doing As the Insurance Act Comes Into Force

    The Insurance Act 2015 came into force on 12th August 2016. It applies to all contracts of insurance and reinsurance (or variations to current contracts) subject to UK law – covering the laws of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - underwritten on or after that date. It is important to note th...

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Antitrust Experts Warn Against Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Antitrust Experts Warn Against Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

A new legal opinion, written by two former Justice Department officials from the Antitrust Division, argues that a merger between Bayer and Monsanto would violate the Clayton Act, ...

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Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

Responses from over 600 participants from 180 sectors revealed that almost 50% fear the biggest risk post-Brexit is added costs through duties or taxes, followed by customers and s...

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