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Press26 October 2023
The EU published its Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive at the end of 2022. In this article, Rory Campbell and Conal Scullion report on the proposed EU laws fighting back against waste packaging and what they mean for Irish retail businesses.
Laura Ensor and Linda Hynes discuss what the Work Life Balance Act means for Employers in June’s edition of Retail News
Press30 June 2023
Laura Ensor and Linda Hynes report on the introduction of the new Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 and provide some practical advice for employers in the retail sector on the steps they need to take in preparation for the commencement of the Act.
Press31 May 2023
Ali Vaziri writes for Retail News to outline why cyber security is vital for the retail sector. Retailers are a rich source of sensitive data, tempting to cyber criminals and it is no surprise that there have been many high-profile cyber attacks affecting retailers so far in 2023. In this article, Ali discusses protecting your reputation and relationships, credential stuffing and how to detect security incidents.
Boutique hotel trends for 2022: What’s next for the sector? Anthony van Hoffen and Katie Thomas write for Boutique Hotelier
Press09 December 2021
The impact of Covid-19 on the luxury hotel sector has, arguably, been felt stronger than in any other single area of the economy. The sector has been faced with an unparalleled fight for survival – with most hotels having to close their doors to customers for considerable amounts of time throughout the last year and a half.
Phoenix Rising: Key Trends for the Hotel Sector in 2022. Anthony van Hoffen and Katie Thomas write for Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier News
Press07 December 2021
The impact of the pandemic on the hotel and leisure sector was, arguably, felt stronger than in any other single area of the economy. With no ability to pivot their business to ‘online’, and no prospect that ‘working from home’ might provide a temporary solution, the sector was faced with an unprecedented fight for survival.
Lewis Silkin recognised with top rankings in Chambers UK 2022 for Employment, Media and Entertainment: Advertising and Marketing, and Intellectual Property: Law Firms with Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Press21 October 2021
Lewis Silkin’s performance in the sector continues to improve following a strong performance in Legal 500, earning 69 individual and practice rankings – of which 6 are top tier practice rankings and 5 are new entries or improvements.
Lewis Silkin receives tier 1 ranking in Legal 500 UK 2022 for Employment, M&A and Media and Entertainment
Press01 October 2021
Lewis Silkin continues to receive strong recognition in the latest Legal 500 UK guide released yesterday, earning 67 individual lawyer and practice rankings – of which 7 are top tier practice rankings, 3 were new entries and 7 were improvements on last year.
Supreme Court dismisses Times Travel (UK) Ltd’s lawful act economic duress appeal (Pakistan International Airline Corporation v Times Travel (UK) Ltd): Tom Beard comments for Lexis Nexis
Press20 August 2021
The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in favour of dismissing the appeal by Times Travel (UK) Ltd. The judgment sets out the essential elements on the doctrine of lawful act economic duress and what constitutes an illegitimate threat or pressure.
What can we do about an EU customer charging us for Brexit delays? Rebecca Harries writes for The Times
Press05 May 2021
We make goods in the UK and are struggling with delivering our products to Europe on time because of additional costs and delays caused by Brexit. One of our overseas customers is threatening to impose financial penalties on us for the delay. What should we do?
Fertile Ground for Potential Disputes - Dealing with Commercial Contracts During The Second Lockdown: Clive Greenwood writes for Caterer Licensee Hotelier News
Press25 November 2020
Clive Greenwood article for Caterer Licensee Hotelier News discusses the impact of a second English lockdown on supply chain commercial contracts in the hospitality sector.
James Gill and Oliver Watson write for Essential Retail: How to avoid costly mistakes when adopting new retail tech
Press25 November 2019
James Gill and Oliver Watson have written an article for Essential Retail which discusses the new technology and data solutions in the retail world.
Brinsley Dresden & Sophie Jamieson write for Essential Retail: Navigating the ‘child locks’ of online retail
Press09 October 2019
With statistics from Mintel showing that seven out of 10 children spend money online and with children increasingly growing up with the internet, many retailers operating online will undoubtedly have children among their customers. Brinsley Dresden & Sophie Jamieson ask, what is the legal position for eCommerce businesses that transact with youngsters?
Joanna Hunt and James Walters write for Essential Retail: How prepared is the eCommerce sector for the staffing implications of a no-deal Brexit?
Press18 March 2019
Joanna Hunt and James Walters have written an article for Essential Retail which discusses the challenges faced by the eCommerce sector to maintain access to labour in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Press24 October 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, Matthew Rowbotham comments on the Chancellor of the Exchequer suggestion of bringing in a special tax on online businesses coined the "Amazon Tax" in an attempt to rescue brick and mortar retailers in the UK.
Alan Hunt writes for Essential Retail: A prime question: ‘one-day delivery’ guarantees and eCommerce
Press30 August 2018
In an article for Essential retail, Alan Hunt discusses the ASA banning Amazon for promising one-day delivery in its advertising, as it is not delivering on this very promise.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Drum: Tui ad banned by ASA for claiming that summer 'includes October'
Press23 August 2018
In an article for The Drum, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments on the ASA banning Tui advertising summer holiday packages in September and October, as the offers are misleading to customers.
James Gill writes for Essential Retail: Modernising consumer markets: what changes are on the horizon?
Press14 August 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, James Gill discusses the Government’s “Modernising Consumer Markets” Green Paper and the three principles for improving modern consumer markets.
Press07 June 2018
Apparently, some 26 billion devices will be IoT (Internet of Things) connected by 2020, at least according to one estimate. The use of IoT is becoming increasingly ubiquitous - connected devices range from visible fitness and health wearables to less visible IoT devices embedded in fridges, heating systems, vehicles and cloud platforms. In the article, James asks, where next for IoT and GDPR?
Press05 April 2018
In an article for Retail Design World, Sarah Mogford comments on fashion retailers upsizing stores while other sectors explore smaller store formats.
Press09 March 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, Bryony Long discusses the Carphone Warehouse cyber-attack and suggests how retailers can learn from it.