Shaper: Edward Perry

Edward Perry Edward Perry is the co-founder of COOK, a frozen food company where every dish is prepared by hand from store cupboard ingredients so they look and taste homemade. The oldest of...

Shaper: Edward Perry

Edward Perry Edward Perry is the co-founder of COOK, a frozen food company where every dish is prepared by hand from store cupboard ingredients so they look and taste homemade. The oldest of...

ICO Issues Record Fine to TalkTalk for Personal Data Breach

Earlier this month, it was reported that internet service provider TalkTalk had been issued with a record £400,000 fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to protect personal data from an easily avoidable cyber-attack.

Free WiFi? ECJ assesses liability for copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled that a provider of a WiFi network which is freely open to the public cannot be held liable...

Talk Talk’s Failed Appeal Shows Signs to Come for Data Protection Breaches

Talk Talk Telecom Group PLC (Talk Talk) is set to pay a penalty of £1,000 for its delay in notifying the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of a personal data breach.

Cyber is politics by other means

The release of highly personal information on Simone Biles, Serena and Venus Williams, Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome, amongst other athletes from WADA (Word Anti-Doping Agency), seems to be...

Firms should have the courage to pivot when they’re winning

As politicians enjoy saying, “the time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining”. This is also true of businesses. Pivoting a firm in a crisis might...

Intellectual property strategy should be at the heart of every startup’s plans right from the start

Protecting intellectual property is probably not the first thing that springs to an entrepreneur’s mind during the heady days of founding their business. But it can’t be ignored. In...

Shaper: Logan Naidu

Logan Naidu Logan is the founder and CEO of Dartmouth Partners, an award winning recruitment firm. With a unique “Classroom to Boardroom” business model, Dartmouth identifies future leaders and...

4MLD: stricter UK transparency rules & EU to follow UK’s lead on PSC registers?

The European Commission has proposed Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) amendments and early implementation. As we have discussed in previous blog posts, as of 6 April most UK companies...

Raising finance carefully is more vital than ever post-Brexit

There’s no getting away from it: Brexit has been a shock to the system. Most entrepreneurs – particularly founders of fast-growing firms – wanted the result to go the...