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Business Shapers

Sharing and celebrating the knowledge, innovation and creativity that is shaping the business world

Recent posts by Business Shapers

Now & Next: Altruism

What does philanthropy look like today? Between billionaires giving away more than ever before and the creative ways encouraging the rest of us to give money, how altruistic is this new age of giving? [...]


Corporate - 4 weeks ago

Invented or hidden – what was the real reason for dismissal?

In the landmark ruling of Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti, the Supreme Court has determined that in circumstances where an employee is dismissed for a reason invented by a manager that the decision-maker unwittingly goes on to adopt, the reason for the dismissal is the hidden reason, not the invented reason. Facts of the case [...]


Employment - 2 months ago

Fraud Insights: What are “ordinary living expenses” under a freezing order?

In Vneshprombank v Bedzhamov and ors [2019] EWCA Civ 1992, the Court of Appeal has recently offered guidance on the level of spending a respondent will be allowed under a worldwide freezing order. A freezing order was granted against Mr Bedzhamov in late March 2019. As is customary, Mr Bedzhamov was permitted to spend a sum [...]


Fraud - 3 months ago

Now & Next: Democracy

Democracy provides the framework for our modern, western world. What impact will falling trust in politicians have on the world of business? How should companies navigate political upheaval? Expert advisors can help translate the uncertainty of the future. [...]


Dispute Resolution - 5 months ago

Fraud Insights: Worldwide freezing order continued despite allegations of delay

A recent decision of the High Court in PJSC National Bank Trust and PJSC Otkritie Bank Financial Corporation v Boris Mints and others [2019] EWHC 2061 (Comm) found that it was appropriate to continue a worldwide freezing order in circumstances where there was a good arguable case that the Defendants had used complex structures and methods, involving [...]


Fraud - 6 months ago

The Best of the ‘Best of Guest’ 2018

Before we kick off 2019, we wanted to share our pick of this year’s wisest words and most memorable quotes from our brilliant Business Shapers. These are the successful entrepreneurs and business people who have been interviewed by Mishcon de Reya’s Partner & Director of Business Development, Elliot Moss, on our ‘Jazz Shapers’ programme on [...]


Jazz Shapers - 1 year ago

HMRC Employer Bulletin: navigating what constitutes a National Minimum Wage breach

HMRC have released their bi-monthly Employer Bulletin which is intended to give employers the latest information on topics and issues that may affect them. [...]


Employment - 1 year ago

Island of AI: Singapore emerges at the new tech frontier

In a recent ranking of the most cited artificial intelligence research papers, which was studded with the likes of MIT and Google, a perhaps surprising name stood out: Nanyang Technological University. In fact, the Singapore university ranked second in the top ten only to Microsoft. [...]


Cyber, Data, Technology - 1 year ago

Now & Next

Data with Destiny – in partnership with The Economist [...]


Data - 1 year ago

MDR Brand Management

Building commercial value for brand owners. [...]


Corporate, Intellectual Property - 1 year ago

How Mishcon de Reya jazzed up its marketing

Partner and Director of Business Development Elliot Moss was interviewed by FirstWord on our partnership with Jazz FM. [...]


Jazz Shapers - 1 year ago

Risk is good

Discover what you can do with disruption [...]


Corporate - 2 years ago