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Karen Baxter writes for Accountancy Age: Mind the gap: what accountancy firms should be doing ahead of the new gender pay gap reporting rules
Press16 February 2018
With less than two months to go until the deadline for filing gender pay gap reports, thousands of employers have not yet provided their figures. Karen Baxter asks, is your firm ready?
Press14 February 2018
In a report published today on the Home Office’s delivery of Brexit in regards to immigration, the Home Affairs Committee cites Lewis Silkin’s praise for the commitment and hard work of UK Visas and Immigration’s European casework team.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Guardian: Hey Alexa, is it true a TV advert made Amazon Echo order cat food?
Press14 February 2018
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments in an article for The Guardian, which discusses the issues caused by Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, placing orders from TV ads.
Joanna Hunt comments for LexisNexis: Brexit: EU’s draft transitional arrangements put UK in ‘precarious position’
Press13 February 2018
Joanna Hunt comments in an article for LexisNexis, discussing the EU's ability to suspend the UK's benefits during the Brexit transition phase following the UK's departure from the EU.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Techworld: Will the tech sector stand up for immigrants after Brexit?
Press12 February 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments in an article for Techworld, discussing the possible loss of foreign talent in the UK Tech sector, due to Brexit.
Joanna Hunt writes for Lawyer 2B: Are trainee overseas secondments set to become a thing of the past?
Press31 January 2018
Joanna Hunt writes an article for Lawyer 2B, discussing the implications of the changes to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK for non-EU lawyers training or working in UK firms.
Lewis Silkin recognised in the World Trademark Review’s ‘World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2018’
Press29 January 2018
We are delighted to announce that Lewis Silkin has once again been ranked in the silver category of World Trademark Review’s (WTR) ‘World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2018’.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes for FinTech Futures: Immigration in the banking technology industry: a positive story
Press22 January 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes an article for FinTech Futures, discussing the tech sectors heavy reliance on foreign nationals to provide the technical skills required in the workforce. Accordingly, Brexit, and the potential to restrict access to that talent pool, brings additional concerns for employers.
Press19 January 2018
Kathryn Weaver comments in an article for China Daily, discussing the stress and pressure from a more intense working environment across the Asia-Pacific, with particular focus on Hong Kong.
James Gill writes for City A.M.: Tech predictions for 2018: Drones, crypto, and the rise of the robots
Press15 January 2018
In an article for City A.M., James Gill discusses the future of technology in 2018.
Jeremy Summers comments for iNews: Radiohead v Del Rey: how record companies use waveform analysis, forensics and… Shazam to avoid being sued
Press12 January 2018
Jeremy Summers comments in an article for iNews, discussing how to identify copyright infringement in the music industry.
Press11 January 2018
In an article for Television Business International, Iain McDonald argues that the arrival of US tech giants to the battle for sports rights offers a glimpse into the future of television.
James Davies comments for The Guardian: Copyright, defamation, employment: how tech is disrupting every corner of the law
Press10 January 2018
James Davies comments in an article for The Guardian, discussing how the law needs to be at the forefront of change in an ever evolving digitised world.
Press10 January 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Clive Greenwood discusses that while accountancy firms heavily invest in attracting and retaining talent, do they devote sufficient effort to ensuring teams can’t go and play for the opposition?
Press20 December 2017
Alan Hunt and Alicia Mietus, discuss a CJEU ruling impacting manufacturers that could restrict the sales of products through third-party websites, like Amazon and eBay.
Press18 December 2017
Samar Shams writes for HRZone discussing the surprises businesses should be aware of in relation to the prevention of illegal working.
Fergus Payne writes for Accountancy Age: LLPs in Top 50+50: Will LLPs continue to be the preferred set-up?
Press15 December 2017
In an article for Accountancy Age, Fergus Payne discusses why and how do accountancy firms set up or convert to an LLP, and will LLPs continue to be the preferred set-up in the future?
Press14 December 2017
Hannah Price comments in an article for The Times discussing EU employment rights.
Laura Farnsworth spoke to SLOAN! Magazine: Lewis Silkin uses innovative working practices to improve work-life balance for lawyers with children
Press12 December 2017
Laura Farnsworth spoke to SLOAN! Magazine about the challenges faced by those with young families working in the legal sector and what led to the firm establishing rockhopper – our fixed fee HR and employment law service for businesses which allows lawyers to work flexibly from home.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: 'Breakthrough' Brexit deal provides as many questions as answers
Press11 December 2017
Joanna Hunt comments on the deal struck by the UK and EU, as well as the implications of the agreement, in an article for Lexis Nexis.