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The Digital Economy Bill receives Royal Assent: data protection impacts for marketers12 May 2017
Just when we thought the GDPR and Brexit were giving us enough of a challenge in relation to changes in data protection legislation, we introduce you to…..The Digital Economy Act 2017 (the Act) which received Royal Assent on 27th April 2017.
Will you pass the red face test? - Naming and shaming of late payers has now arrived10 May 2017
From 6 April this year, all large UK companies (and limited liability partnerships) are now subject to a new regime which requires them to publish, on a Government website, detailed reports on their supplier payment policies and practices. The Regulations are designed to create public transparency of large businesses’ payment policies and practices, primarily for the benefit of small and medium-sized suppliers.
Helping to shape the Global Driverless Revolution03 May 2017
In this article, we look at the road ahead for autonomous vehicles.
James Gill comments for Real Business: What you should know about naming and shaming of late payers04 April 2017
Head of Lewis Silkin's Commercial and Technology group, James Gill has written an article for Real Business on the latest payment reporting regulations that came into force this month.
More than just a stadium…22 March 2017
However it’s done, whether being rebuilt from scratch (Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Arsenal), expanded (Liverpool) or converted from other uses (West Ham, Manchester City), one thing for certain is that football stadiums are big business. In this article, we explore some of the current projects and highlight some of the hot topics surrounding these cathedrals of the national game.
CMA offers cash for whistleblowers20 March 2017
Top 5 GDPR issues for... retailers15 March 2017
The first in our series of Top 5 tips on GDPR. With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) looming on the horizon, we take a look at some of the key changes of how this legislation will affect retailers from 25 May 2018.