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May
08
2018

Hannah Mycock-Overell writes for Chartered Institute of Building - BIM's Legal Framework is Still Being Formulated
#Construction #Press

Hannah Mycock-Overell, senior solicitor at Clarkslegal, analyses the legal landscape in light of the recent update to the BIM Protocol and the Winfield-Rock report....

Apr
30
2018

Zafar Kanani comments in the Raconteur on 'Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain?'
#Press #Outsourcing & Supply Chain

Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy....

Apr
26
2018

'The Commonwealth has found its voice' - Michael Sippitt comments on The Malta Business Weekly
#Press #Clarkslegal

Reeling off a slew of new initiatives and agreements announced in the 12-page Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué issued here last Friday, Prime Minister Theresa May told the closing press conference that "in all these ways and more, the Commonwealth has found its voice, we can look forward to a bright future with confidence"....

Apr
24
2018

OASIS Group UK Acquisition Trail Continues
#Corporate #Press

Clarkslegal, led by corporate lawyers Jon Chapman and Esma Kilic, continue to advise OASIS Group on all of their UK acquisitions....

Apr
24
2018

‘Don’t believe the gig economy hype, says Matthew Taylor’ – Monica Atwal comments for Personnel Today
#Employment #Press

The view that full-time employment is in retreat and will be subsumed by the gig economy is not borne out by the facts, Matthew Taylor argued at a recent conference. Cath Everett listened in and gauged reactions to his ideas....

Apr
23
2018

'Expert reveals WHEN Britain's trade with the Commonwealth will BEAT the EU' - Michael Sippitt comments on Express
#Press #Clarkslegal

AN INDIAN expert and broadcaster has revealed how long it will take for Britain's trade with the 52 Commonwealth countries to surpass its trade with the EU - and it will not please Brexiteers....

Apr
20
2018

'Commonwealth FAMILY: Trade expert celebrates Queen’s role in UK’s post Brexit future' - Michael Sippitt comments on Express
#Press #Clarkslegal

COMMONWEALTH leaders dined with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace last night as talk over how to best boost Brexit Britain’s trading future raged. One trade expert told Express.co.uk that the UK is right to pursue "the world outside Europe” and celebrates the Queen’s role in “keeping the door open”....

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....

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