A recent survey from the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has highlighted that the majority of FTSE 350 firms are not regularly taking cyber risks into account in their decision making.
Work parties over the Christmas period have become somewhat of a tradition in the UK but they can be a real headache for employers. Here are some handy tips for avoiding common “work party” pitfalls.
We have written extensively on the issue of mental health recently. It is a subject getting a lot of coverage at the moment. Another previously taboo subject which has moved in the right direction in society, but, clearly, still has some way to go.
The UK Supreme Court Clarifies: No Marshalling Without an Underlying Debt, and Maybe No Marshalling in Any Event
The doctrine of marshaling has existed for centuries and was developed to address inequitable circumstances in which secured parties were unable to realize on their security.
On 20 November 2013, Hogan Lovells hosted a cybersecurity seminar at its London offices, gathering a panel of experts in the field to discuss a subject that has become a growing concern for businesses worldwide.
For the next in our series on mental health in the workplace we take a look at some helpful guidance in ACAS’s booklet, “Promoting Positive Mental Health at Work” (http://www.acas.org.uk/media/pdf/j/2/Promoting-positive-mental-health-at-work-accessible-version.pdf)
Recent statistics from the United Kingdom show a drop in family mediation referrals, which have fallen an average of 26 percent from April to June 2013, compared to the same…
There have been so many green initiatives from the UK government that it can be hard for companies owning or occupying property to work out what is really going to affect them and their bottom line.
Following our post on U.S. lawsuits concerning the ownership of LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, we report on a recent United Kingdom High Court ruling that considered who was entitled to operate four LinkedIn Groups, and other UK cases that have addressed related issues.
Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Rules That the UK “Legal Advice Privilege” Does Not Extend to Tax Advice Rendered by Accountants
In R (on the application of Prudential PLC & Another) v. Special Commisioner of Income Tax & Another,  UKSC 1, a 7 Judge panel of the UK Supreme Court, by 5-2 decision, reflected by a judgment given on 23 January 2013, held that the U.K “legal advice privilege” does not extend to legal advice rendered by someone other than a member of the legal profession unless there is a specific statutory exception enacted into law by the Parliament.