Archive for July, 2016

PINSENT MASONS APPOINTS CORPORATE FINANCE SPECIALIST LOUISE WOLFSON

International law firm Pinsent Masons is strengthening its Corporate practice in London with the appointment of Corporate Finance specialist, Louise Wolfson. Louise joins from Allen & Overy, where she was a partner in the Equity Capital Markets team.   In addition to equity capital markets work, Louise also specialises in public company M&A. Louise became a partner in 2007, having worked at Allen & O...

28 Sep 2:10 PM 0 Read More...

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS NEED NEW WAYS OF WORKING TO BOOST BILLABILITY

A new BT survey of 650 UK professional services executives shows that whilst nine out of ten feel they can reduce office space and at the same time increase productivity through new ways of working, three major barriers stand in their way – the cost of change (50 per cent), senior managers not recognising the business case (49 per cent) and cultural resistance (45 per cent).   The survey findings indicate ...

28 Sep 12:19 PM 0 Read More...

DISTINGUISHED BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS TRADE AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITY ON THE NEW SILK ROAD

Latham & Watkins¹, in partnership with the Dubai International Financial Centre and the Dubai Economic Council, hosted senior level conferences exploring the burgeoning ties between China and the Middle East on the new Silk Road. Held in China’s regulatory and financial capitals, Beijing and Shanghai, the conferences were attended by top executives from multinational and Chinese companies, banks, priva...

28 Sep 12:08 PM 0 Read More...

UK Employers plan to use salary sacrifice to offset cost of auto-enrolment

The new UK automatic enrolment requirement, which will ultimately apply to all UK employers requiring them to enrol their “eligible workers” automatically into a pension scheme and pay a minimum level of contributions, comes into force from 1 October 2012. The DWP has estimated that this new legal requirement, which is being phased in and will initially only apply to larger employers, will cost UK busines...

28 Sep 11:30 AM 0 Read More...

New Licencing and Gaming Partner At Harrison Clark

Leading regional law firm, Harrison Clark, has launched a new Licencing and Regulatory service.   The new team is headed by partner Heath Thomas, who joined the firm this month, and is based at Harrison Clark’s Worcester offices. Heath will cover all three counties in which the firm serves, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire as well as further afield.   Heath specialises in Licensing an...

28 Sep 10:18 AM 0 Read More...