Flexible Working – What has changed?

lexible working isn’t a new concept.  However, from 4 April 2024 the law has changed in an attempt to simplify the process for both employees and employers. What was the position before 4 April 2024? What is the position now? ACAS Code of Practice on requests for Flexible Working The non statutory ACAS Code of Practice states that: “Business […]

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Drone Regulations in India

This article seeks to discuss and provide an overview of the regulation pertaining to operating drones in India. At the outset, new rules governing the operation of drones were published by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India on 26th August 2021 (and subsequently amended by the Drone (Amendment) Rules, 2022 on 15th […]

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Fee Negotiations: Creating a win-win

IR Global’s Trusted Partner, Bignon de Keyser, invites you to join them for an online workshop on fee negotiations. Leaving money on the table every time your firm agrees a fee with clients or sends a bill?  Get guidance & support from experienced experts – helping you and your lawyers improve their fee rates and […]

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Planning ahead for the best outcome

Business owners must consider the tax implications of key business decisions to avoid pitfalls and realise the full benefits, advises Kerri O’Connell For many successful business owners, tax planning and wealth management will be inextricably linked, requiring a careful approach to future considerations at a relatively early stage in the development of their business. Read […]

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Navigating Stamp Duty: Your Essential Guide

Following the spring budget announcement on the 6th March 2024, the chancellor announced that from 1st June 2024, Multiple Dwellings Relief will be abolished, unless you exchanged on or before the 6th March 2024 in which case you can still claim the relief. What is Multiple Dwelling Relief: Multiple Dwellings Relief is currently available where […]

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Probate Fee Avoidance: The Potential Benefits and Challenges of Using Multiple Wills

By Tadhg Bradford and Zachary Murphy-Rogers You may be familiar with the term “probate”. Probate is the process through which the BC Supreme Court issues a grant of probate, which is legal confirmation of the validity of a Will and the Executor’s authority under it. Under the probate process, the Executor of a Will must disclose all the […]

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New Antitrust Cases and Statements of Interests About Algorithmic Collusion

We recently wrote about the Federal Trade Commission’s blog post explaining how relying on a common algorithm to determine your pricing decisions might violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act. The FTC has Algorithmic Price-Fixing in its Antitrust Crosshairs It was just a matter of time until the first cases would hit the courts. That’s why during […]

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GBP/USD strikes 22-month high amid European political uncertainty

The euro tumbled on Monday amid heightened political and policy uncertainty in the EU, following the European elections. Meanwhile, the pound is struggling to attract support this morning with GBP/EUR subdued at €1.1809 and GBP/USD muted at $1.2718. GBP/CAD is flat at CA$1.7497, while GBP/AUD and GBP/NZD hold steady at AU$1.9251 and NZ$2.0755, respectively. Coming […]

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Case Studies: Real World Impact of Interim Managers with AI Expertise

Digital transformation is a strategic imperative for organizations seeking to thrive in the digital age. AI plays a central role in this transformation by enabling automation, enhancing customer experiences, and driving innovation. Interim managers with AI experience are uniquely positioned to lead AI-driven digital transformation efforts, guiding organizations through the complexities of integrating new technologies.

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Seven-figure settlement for passenger who suffered life-threatening injuries in Suffolk road traffic accident

Seven-figure settlement for passenger who suffered life-threatening injuries in Suffolk road traffic accident Ellisons Solicitors represented a claimant who was left with multiple serious injuries following a road traffic accident in Suffolk, helping them to recover a seven-figure sum in compensation. Our client was a front seat passenger of a car which was involved in […]

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Protecting Art and History: The Journey of Marc Massaro’s Sculpture in New Haven

Artist Marc Massaro and his partner Lauren Mangan in front of Marc’s work Indicando la via al futuro (Pointing the Way to the Future) in Wooster Square, New Haven, Connecticut. In the heart of New Haven, Wooster Square has long been a symbol of the city’s rich cultural tapestry. Recently, it witnessed the addition of a […]

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Penalties Under The Corporate Transparency Act (“Cta”)

There are two types of penalties (civil and criminal) for each violation of the CTA. Any “person” (e.g., an individual or other entity) who willfully fails to file complete and accurate reports, or fails to provide updated reports, will face penalties of up to $10,000 (accruing at $500 per day that the violation is continuing) […]

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