Shaper: Melissa Morris

Melissa Morris Melissa Morris began her career at Lehman Brothers, where she was a Capital Markets Reporter (2005-2006). She was later an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at...

Shaper: Melissa Morris

Melissa Morris Melissa Morris began her career at Lehman Brothers, where she was a Capital Markets Reporter (2005-2006). She was later an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at...

UK fraud hotspots revealed

Following a Freedom of Information request submitted to Action Fraud UK, Which? has published a map revealing the UK’s fraud hotspots.  The analysis reveals that instances of reported fraud...

What the Queen’s speech means for employers

After a slight delay, the Queen’s speech yesterday set out what we can expect in the way of new legislation over the next two years.  Although it was brief...

Multiple drinks can Community design registration held invalid

The EU General Court has upheld a decision that a Community registered design featuring three sizes of drinks can, registered by Ball Beverage Packaging, is invalid on the basis...

Women on boards – measuring progress

In a recent report, “Women in the boardroom – A global perspective”, Deloitte has tracked the efforts of 64 countries to promote gender diversity in the boardroom. Unsurprisingly, women...

Shaper: Cleo Rocos

Cleo Rocos Cleo Rocos was born in Rio de Janeiro and started her professional career in television where she co-starred The Kenny Everett Show. She also co-starred in a...

Out of rithm

Price-bot wars The idea that today’s cartelists are as likely to be found hiding behind computer screens as in smoke filled rooms is a hot topic. This is due...

Credit for pleading guilty

A revised definitive guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea now applies in any case where the first hearing is on or after 1 June 2017.

Court condemns Director’s Secret Profits

Clegg v The Estate and Personal Representatives of Pache and others [2017] EWCA Civ 256 (11 May 2017) (Bailii). The Court of Appeal has recently considered a claim against...

Data reporting by employers – a new trend?

Hot on the heels of the new gender pay reporting obligations introduced last month, the Conservative Party manifesto which was launched last week (and which we blogged about here)...