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Apr
17
2018

‘Data is fast becoming more valuable than gold’ – Monica Atwal writes for City AM
#Data Protection #Press

Data is the new gold, but we do not value this precious commodity, giving our data away too freely....

Apr
16
2018

Future of work panel at Commonwealth Forum
#Clarkslegal #Press

At the Commonwealth Business Forum opening in London on Monday, followed by the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government, Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and the Commonwealth Environmental Platform, and a director of the HR consultancy Forbury People Ltd, will be speaking on a panel regarding the Future of Work in the 21st Century....

Apr
13
2018

STEP Malta Conference 2018
#Environment #Press

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and of the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (the CEIP), on 13 April addressed a session of the 2018 STEP conference in Malta, speaking on ethical and green investment. STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning, with over 20,000 members across the world....

Mar
27
2018

Helen Beech comments in the Telegraph on ‘Technology is the new business language, how fluent are you?’
#Employment #Press

Business leaders must understand the enabling power of technology and get the right people on board in order to stay ahead of the game...

Mar
20
2018
Feb
20
2018

‘Oxfam Scandal: Children's Watchdog Urges Toughest Criminal Checks on Charity Shop Supervisors’ - Michael Hibberd comments for HuffPost UK
#Employment #Press

The Children’s Commissioner has said everyone supervising children in Britain’s charity shops should undergo a full criminal record check, after HuffPost UK established thousands of volunteers are failing to do so....

Feb
02
2018

‘UK businesses seek opportunities in China after Brexit’- Michael Sippitt comments on CNBC
#Commercial #Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May brought along a 50-strong business delegation to China. Deals worth an estimated $12 billion are expected to be signed. As the terms of a Brexit remain uncertain, United Kingdom businesses are looking to tap into the Chinese market, more so than ever....

Jan
26
2018

Monica Atwal comments in Metro on ‘What should you do if you’re sexually harassed at work?’
#Employment #Press

The last 12 months have seen a monumental cultural change, particularly for women. With the #MeToo movement, people are able to call out sexual abuse and harassment in ways that wouldn’t previously have been possible....

Jan
11
2018

Michael Sippitt writes for World Finance on 'Trade threats and opportunities ahead'
#Press

Despite the amount of geo-political upheaval; the business reality is that economic growth remains robust. The future may appear littered with threats, but opportunities remain plentiful...

Jan
08
2018

Michael Sippitt writes for City A.M. on ‘The glass is full of opportunity when it comes to global trade’
#Supply Chain Governance #Press

Despite President Trump’s America First philosophy, the UK’s bumbling (though still unclear) exit from the EU, or any number of other “glass half empty” stories that dominate the news, the reality for business generally is that life goes on and deals can and must be done....

Jan
01
2018

Monica Atwal comments in Metro on ‘What happens if your job makes you take a drugs test and you fail?’
#Employment #Press

It’s the morning after the night before, and you’ve done something that really wasn’t a good idea. And it just so happens that today is the one day in your career that your boss has decided to randomly drug test some of the workers....

Dec
21
2017

Zafar Kanani comments for IDG Connect on 'Is Bitcoin a bubble?'
#Commercial #Press

Released in 2009 as open source software, Bitcoin has quickly become one of the world’s most notable cryptocurrencies and payment systems. The digital currency is so lucrative because it’s decentralised by design, meaning it doesn’t need access to a central bank or administrator....

Dec
11
2017

Monica Atwal speaks to the Daily Star ‘No job is safe’ Expert says robots will spark GLOBAL migration and unemployment crisis
#Employment #Press

EVERY job in the world is under threat from being stolen by a robot in a pattern that could spark a migration crisis, a leading expert has warned....

Dec
07
2017

Monica Atwal comments on the harassment backlash against women in the workplace
#Employment #Supply Chain Governance #Press

Facebook's CEO Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to speak out about harassment in the workplace towards women. ...

Nov
30
2017

Monica Atwal comments in the Raconteur on 'Want to know how much colleagues are paid?'
#Employment #Press

Whether or not individuals’ pay should be made public is a matter of controversy. Here are the arguments for and against...

Nov
27
2017

Clarkslegal to move to new Reading offices in 2018
#Clarkslegal #Press

Clarkslegal LLP, the long established full service commercial law firm, is to move its Reading office early next year to Thames Tower, a landmark building directly opposite the newly rebuilt £8million Reading station. Thames Tower offers award winning exceptional offices to modern businesses requiring innovative, high specification, design led office space that supports Clarkslegal’s requirements for innovative, agile and flexible working....

Nov
10
2017

Michael Sippitt comments for the International Business Times on Uber loses UK legal appeal against drivers' rights
#Employment #Press

Taxi-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal on Friday (10 November) against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers rather than self-employed....

Nov
01
2017

Zafar Kanani writes for Finance Digest on What are investor syndicates and how can they work for you?
#Clarkslegal #Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups #Press

Angel investing is by its nature a risky endeavour. Every investor naturally has an overarching goal to minimise risk and maximise returns. In the context of angel investing, ensuring that the relevant elements needed to achieve this are in place is easier said than done. ...

Oct
24
2017

Clarkslegal's Michael Sippitt chairs panel discussion at TAG Alliances Conference
#Clarkslegal #Press

Clarkslegal partner Michael Sippitt chaired a discussion at meeting in Quebec City of the TAG Alliances,...

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