The UK is currently in a period of national mourning following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. It is due to come to an end on 19 September, when the Queen is laid to rest at a state funeral.
There is little more disheartening for a bid writer or other procurement specialist, after investing time and energy into preparing the best possible bid to win a public contract, than receiving a letter politely explaining that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion but hoping that you will, all the same, bid for future contracts when the opportunity arises.
As many businesses were beginning to return to normality after the COVID-19 pandemic, they are now facing a new challenge in supporting staff through the cost of living crisis.
When is senior executive is offered a ‘without prejudice’ severance package through a settlement agreement the primary focus of both parties is usually on the money. What is a reasonable (or sufficiently attractive) sum to pay to the executive in order to quickly resolve whatever destabilising situation has arisen?
Recently we have advised a number of clients on the acquisition of business, assets and undertakings from Administrators.
Is now the time to switch formal work attire for a more relaxed and flexible workplace dress code?
The new Scale-up visa route launched on 22 August 2022 with the aim of helping the UK’s top growing businesses to employ top talent across the globe in professions including scientists, engineers, programmers, software developers, research/development professionals, and other similar roles who currently form part of the shortage of professionals in the UK.
There have been many developments relating to how data flows are governed, ranging from the standard contractual clauses (SCCs) to the notable Schrems II decision; following this, the UK was deemed an ‘adequate’ country by the EU in respect of personal data transfers.