Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • “But will anyone like me?”

    In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more business opportunities than the average.
    99% of people dread this vital activity. Why?

  • Rule of law

    The rule of law is seen as the foundation of a civilised society, writes Jane Croft. It is crucial in fostering an environment in which business can flourish.

  • International Expansion: An alternative to going it alone…

    Here is an opinion piece by Lewis Cohen, Partner in our Intellectual Property department, published by BCL Legal. This article looks at many of the key issues to consider for businesses thinking about international expansion through franchising…

  • Mishcon Thinks: Conflict Clinics

    Mishcon Thinks, a new series of films brought to you by Mishcon de Reya, explores some of the topics affecting our clients, our business and the social, political and economic landscape at large. In this film Sandra Davis, Partner and Head of Family, is in conversation with broadcaster Katie Derham on the impact of parental… Read more

  • The Newsroom Model: 21st Century Advertisers

    In February of this year a blog featured on the Harvard Business Review Network posited ‘Advertisers Should Act More Like Newsrooms’. Authors Baba Shetty, Newsweek CEO, and Jerry Wind, Professor of The Wharton School, cited the quick-fire responsiveness of brands such as Oreo and Audi during the Superbowl. The former tweeted a ‘You can still… Read more

  • Henning Berg wins on penalties against Blackburn Rovers

    In the case of Henning Berg v Blackburn Rovers Football Club, the High Court determined that a contractual payment due as compensation on early termination of a fixed term contract was enforceable. Blackburn Rovers terminated the three year fixed term contract of their manager, Henning Berg, in December 2012, after just 57 days in the… Read more

  • Shaper: Brent Hoberman

    Brent Hoberman is the co-founder of, and PROfounders Capital. Follow Brent on Twitter @brenthoberman