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  • US Government HR hacked: what if such a data breach happened in the UK?


    10 June 2015

    Steven Lorber has been quoted in an article by Personnel Today. The article examines the impact of data protection breaches in the UK, after data affecting millions of workers was hacked at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the HR department for the US Federal government.

  • ISBA/IPA launch new client/agency framework contracts


    09 June 2015

    ISBA and the IPA are this week launching two new flexible framework contract templates designed as a starting point to help clients and agencies formalise their relationships in an era where services are converging and relationships becoming more multi-functional and complex.

  • The Law of Privacy


    08 June 2015

    The protection of privacy which embodies our law of confidentiality has become increasingly important. Together with the law of defamation, privacy and confidentiality are vital rights for individuals and corporations, especially when well known figures and celebrities attract so much attention.

  • Online content: risks and rewards


    05 June 2015

    With digital content becoming ever more popular and users becoming more sophisticated, all those involved in the online publishing industry need to be aware of the risks that come with the rewards of digital content.

  • Conscience and common sense


    04 June 2015

    Tom Heys has been mentioned on the Economist's Erasmus blog, in an article looking at Islam, the courts and female attire.

  • When councils can charge planning agreement fees and when they cannot


    03 June 2015

    We have written an article for Waste Planning magazine on the requirements for planning applications for waste related schemes.

  • Zero-hours contracts – exclusivity ban now in force

    27 May 2015

    The new government has finally implemented the long-heralded ban on exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts. This has been a hot topic for many months, with all of the major political parties including plans to tackle the widespread use of such contracts in their election manifestos.

  • Zero hours contracts: A godsend for high-flying professionals


    20 May 2015

    Helen Samuel, Senior Lawyer with lewissilkinhouse - our specialist resourcing service - has written an article for City AM on the benefits of zero hours contracts for high-flying professionals.

  • ...a little bit of law - The Private Rented Sector


    19 May 2015

    At its widest, the private rented sector in the UK comprises any property that is privately owned and which is rented to individuals as their principal home.

  • Africa's 'explosive growth' in adspend

    11 May 2015

    Following their attendance at last month's IAA 'Africa Rising' conference in Ghana, Boko Inyundo and Paul Rajput's article on why and how big brands are taking the continent seriously, has been featured by leading advertising industry magazine, Campaign.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Worldwide on acquisition of shopper marketing agency, Vivid Brand

    06 May 2015

    Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe's agency network Publicis Worldwide, one of the leading global creative agency networks, on its acquisition of shopper marketing agency, Vivid Brand, adding to its portfolio of agencies within the Publicis Worldwide network in the UK.

  • Lewis Silkin opens its doors in Hong Kong


    30 April 2015

    First international office will provide employment and global mobility advice for clients across Asia-Pacific. Lewis Silkin today announces the establishment of a new office in Hong Kong to support the rapidly expanding employment and global mobility needs of its clients across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Behind the billboard - regulating health and beauty ads


    29 April 2015

    Brinsley Dresden has been interviewed by LexisNexis for an article on the challenges confronting advertisers in the health and beauty industries.

  • Lewis Silkin advises digital consultancy How Splendid Ltd on sale to Creston plc


    27 April 2015

    Lewis Silkin has advised How Splendid Ltd (‘Splendid’), the digital design and development consultancy, on its sale to Creston plc, the marketing communications group. Founded in 2003 and based in London, Splendid comprises User Experience (“UX”) specialists, designers and developers, delivering work for a variety of multinational, blue-chip clients across the finance, utilities, retail and media sectors.

  • How to Protect your Format


    27 April 2015

    This paper is based on that extensive experience, and sets out a number of practical steps that you can take to make the protection of television formats easier for those that have invested substantial time and money in their creation.

  • The Bribery Act 2010 and its impact on the advertising industry


    27 April 2015

    It has been called the ‘toughest bribery legislation in the world’ and has been rumoured to spell the end for corporate hospitality, media rebates and the client lunch, but what are the real implications of the Bribery Act 2010 for the advertising industry?

  • Tesco said to face possible action after firing staff by mail


    21 April 2015

    Michael Burd has been quoted in an article by Bloomberg which looks at the issues that Tesco Plc is facing after they conducted exit interviews with the executives involved in the accounting scandal by mail, rather than in person.

  • Election 2015: employees’ rights to their opinions


    21 April 2015

    Karen Baxter and Sal Simao, Partner at Ford Harrison - fellow member of the Ius Laboris law firm alliance, have written an article for Personnel Today examining the workplace legislation around taking time off to vote and staking a political allegiance.

  • Résolutions spéciales requises par le Companies Act 2006

    20 April 2015

    Les décisions ci-dessous ne peuvent être passées que par les actionnaires détenant au moins 75% des droits de vote.

  • Faith in the Party


    16 April 2015

    Tom Heys has been quoted in the Economist's Erasmus blog on the intersection of religion and public policy.

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