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Going Green: Green energy investment needed to save energy markets

Going Green: Green energy investment needed to save energy markets

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a …

Saving Steel: Cash Injection to Save Hundreds of Jobs at UK Steel Plants

Saving Steel: Cash Injection to Save Hundreds of Jobs at UK Steel Plants

GFG Alliance has promised to inject £50m into …

Oh, food, glorious food: Get used to higher prices

Oh, food, glorious food: Get used to higher prices

Kraft Heinz warns consumers that rising food prices …

A Tax Revolution: incorporation of minimum 15% corporate tax

A Tax Revolution: incorporation of minimum 15% corporate tax

136 countries agreed to impose a minimum corporate …

Keeping connected: How aspiring lawyers can effectively network remotely

Keeping connected: How aspiring lawyers can effectively network remotely

Networking is vital for anyone wanting to break …

A Data Deep Mine: Mishcon de Reya takes on Deepmind

A Data Deep Mine: Mishcon de Reya takes on Deepmind

Law firm Mischon De Reya leads a class-action …

Selling English Law Abroad: The UK jurisdiction fights for emerging sectors

Selling English Law Abroad: The UK jurisdiction fights for emerging sectors

As globalisation and digitisation allow businesses more choice …

Facebook’s Façade: Controversial policies come to light following whistleblower leaks

Facebook’s Façade: Controversial policies come to light following whistleblower leaks

Frances Haugen, former Facebook employee, accuses the company …

Pandora’s Box: The world’s rich and powerful exposed by leak

Pandora’s Box: The world’s rich and powerful exposed by leak

The world’s most rich and powerful, including government …

Lights out for Bulb? OVO plans takeover bid

Lights out for Bulb? OVO plans takeover bid

Ovo Energy is making plans to make a …

Saving Christmas?: Transport bosses call for Covid restriction easing

Saving Christmas?: Transport bosses call for Covid restriction easing

Transport groups are calling for the removal of …

Benefits of Paralegalling before your Training Contract

Benefits of Paralegalling before your Training Contract

Gaining paralegal experience can help with not just …

So long, Fur-well!: Furlough Scheme comes to an end

So long, Fur-well!: Furlough Scheme comes to an end

The UK’s £70bn Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) …

Well that was quick: Deliveroo takes its first step into rapid grocery deliveries

Well that was quick: Deliveroo takes its first step into rapid grocery deliveries

Deliveroo, in partnership with Britain’s 4th largest supermarket …

Bye Bye Business Rates: Labour pledges to do away with business rates if elected

Bye Bye Business Rates: Labour pledges to do away with business rates if elected

The shadow chancellor, Rachel Reeves, has said that …

Not Grant Thornton’s FINEst work: the accountancy firm receives a £4m fine

Not Grant Thornton’s FINEst work: the accountancy firm receives a £4m fine

The accountancy firm Grant Thornton has received a …

Lightning Strike: The European Commission proposes standardisation of USB chargers

Lightning Strike: The European Commission proposes standardisation of USB chargers

The European Commission (EC) has launched a proposal …

The Great Debt of China: Evergrande on the brink of collapse?

The Great Debt of China: Evergrande on the brink of collapse?

Chinese company Evergrande owes $300bn in debt. The …

No Energy: The Domino Effect hitting the UK’s Energy Industry

No Energy: The Domino Effect hitting the UK’s Energy Industry

The UK’s energy industry is under threat as …

The Inns of court: What are they and why are they important?

The Inns of court: What are they and why are they important?

Possessing deep historical importance within the legal profession, …

Exploitation or Capitalism? Big Tech just gets bigger

Exploitation or Capitalism? Big Tech just gets bigger

“Big Tech” companies such as Apple, Facebook, Google, …

Risky Business: Recent surge in interest in altcoins thought to be unsustainable

Risky Business: Recent surge in interest in altcoins thought to be unsustainable

Some experts believe the recent surge in investment …

10 Top Tips for Law Firm Applications

10 Top Tips for Law Firm Applications

Applying for law firms can be a daunting …

Ireland fails to enforce EU data privacy law: A watchdog or lapdog?

Ireland fails to enforce EU data privacy law: A watchdog or lapdog?

A recent report shows that Ireland’s data protection …

Dry October: UK Government temporarily suspends competition law to combat fuel shortages

Dry October: UK Government temporarily suspends competition law to combat fuel shortages

The UK Government has suspended competition law for …

What is a “dividend”?

What is a “dividend”?

A dividend is the distribution of profits by …

Not so easyJet: Low-cost carrier turns down takeover bid

Not so easyJet: Low-cost carrier turns down takeover bid

European low-cost airline EasyJet has turned down a …

How law firms test your commercial awareness throughout the application process

How law firms test your commercial awareness throughout the application process

Commercial awareness is a buzzword that never ceases …

BT Sport’s time is short: DAZN eyes takeover

BT Sport’s time is short: DAZN eyes takeover

The sports streaming service, DAZN, is in advanced …

Humanitarian Crisis: Airbnb to provide a safety zone for Afghan refugees

Humanitarian Crisis: Airbnb to provide a safety zone for Afghan refugees

Through their nonprofit, Airbnb is providing temporary housing …

To beer or not to beer? Wetherspoons runs low on several beer brands

To beer or not to beer? Wetherspoons runs low on several beer brands

Wetherspoons has announced that several of its pubs …

My Landlord Lloyds: Banks become landlords in new “build to rent” sector

My Landlord Lloyds: Banks become landlords in new “build to rent” sector

Lloyds Bank has announced its plans to buy …

What is “administration”?

What is “administration”?

Administration as we know it today started out …

To Three or not to Three?: Ofcom provisionally approves the return of BBC Three to broadcast television

To Three or not to Three?: Ofcom provisionally approves the return of BBC Three to broadcast television

The media regulator Ofcom has given provisional approval …

A Commercial Awareness Morning Routine

A Commercial Awareness Morning Routine

Being commercially aware is key to succeeding in …

Egg-citing: Fertility-related benefits to be offered to Clifford Chance and Cooley employees

Egg-citing: Fertility-related benefits to be offered to Clifford Chance and Cooley employees

Law firms Clifford Chance and Cooley will offer …

LittleLaw Looks At… The Legal Framework for Deepfakes

LittleLaw Looks At… The Legal Framework for Deepfakes

Coinciding with the democratisation of technology (the rapid …

Food Fiasco: M&S warns of Brexit food crisis

Food Fiasco: M&S warns of Brexit food crisis

Marks & Spencer have warned that the incoming …

Should universities teach commercial awareness as part of the legal curriculum?

Should universities teach commercial awareness as part of the legal curriculum?

Commercial awareness essentially underpins all business, whether identifying …

New Beginnings: Is the UK government doing enough to ensure safety for vulnerable Afghans?

New Beginnings: Is the UK government doing enough to ensure safety for vulnerable Afghans?

As the Taliban take over in Afghanistan, thousands …

Suit Up: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over release of Black Widow

Suit Up: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over release of Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson, best known for portraying one of …

Setting the Tone for Music Copyright: Eurovision loser wins copyright case

Setting the Tone for Music Copyright: Eurovision loser wins copyright case

Eurovision 2021 contestant James Newman has won a …

Tesla in trouble (again): Autopilot hopes far from reality as investigation launches

Tesla in trouble (again): Autopilot hopes far from reality as investigation launches

Investigations have commenced into both Tesla’s driver-assistance system …

Chicken Run: Nando’s shuts restaurants after running short of supplies

Chicken Run: Nando’s shuts restaurants after running short of supplies

The South African chain Nando’s, famous for its …

Training Contract: Expectations v Realities

Training Contract: Expectations v Realities

Everyone wants a training contract. From the glamour …

What is a “legal fiction”?

What is a “legal fiction”?

The term “legal fiction” can be traced all …

Take the bait: or Nevermind?

Take the bait: or Nevermind?

Spencer Elden, the man who appeared as the …

What’s in the bag of a law student?

What’s in the bag of a law student?

Whether it’s for a day of motivating yourself …

A Test of Integrity: CMA tells Covid test providers to “get on the right side of the law”

A Test of Integrity: CMA tells Covid test providers to “get on the right side of the law”

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have threatened …

What is a “dark pool”?

What is a “dark pool”?

In 2017, according to the CFA Institute, 40% …

Diversity deficit: US stock exchange Nasdaq sets diversity rules for listed companies

Diversity deficit: US stock exchange Nasdaq sets diversity rules for listed companies

The US’ second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, will be …

CODE RED: The commercial response to the climate crisis

CODE RED: The commercial response to the climate crisis

Legal and business action is urgent now, more …

Giphy Game Over for Facebook: CMA toughens up over merger

Giphy Game Over for Facebook: CMA toughens up over merger

Facebook purchased Giphy for $400m in 2020. The …

What is the “Stock Connect”?

What is the “Stock Connect”?

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect was launched in …

Safety first or an Orwellian move?: Apple to scan American iPhones for child abuse imagery

Safety first or an Orwellian move?: Apple to scan American iPhones for child abuse imagery

Apple’s soon-to-be-launched software – which detects child …

What is (legal) “frustration”?

What is (legal) “frustration”?

Frustration is a contract law doctrine that was …

Running From Home: The IOC investigates Olympic sprinter’s allegations

Running From Home: The IOC investigates Olympic sprinter’s allegations

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating a …

You’ve been pinged: “Pingdemic” deals yet another blow for the hospitality sector

You’ve been pinged: “Pingdemic” deals yet another blow for the hospitality sector

The number of people being “pinged” by the …

What is “beta”?

What is “beta”?

Beta refers to a numeric coefficient that measures …

Health or wealth?: Vaccines for the EU suffer price increases

Health or wealth?: Vaccines for the EU suffer price increases

Two major Covid-19 vaccine providers, Pfizer and Moderna, …

3 habits you can build to improve your commercial awareness

3 habits you can build to improve your commercial awareness

At this point, the importance of commercial awareness …

Slater and Gordon: Battling against cost chasing claims in the personal injury sector

Slater and Gordon: Battling against cost chasing claims in the personal injury sector

Slater and Gordon have expressed increasing concern over …

Make Rights not War: Working Status of French Army on Standby Reconsidered

Make Rights not War: Working Status of French Army on Standby Reconsidered

The Court of Justice of the European Union …

Storm Clouds Brewing: BrewDog hit by £13m loss despite craft beer boom

Storm Clouds Brewing: BrewDog hit by £13m loss despite craft beer boom

Scottish brewer and bar operator BrewDog has reported …

Reddit’s got Readies: “The Front Page of the Internet” Triples in Value

Reddit’s got Readies: “The Front Page of the Internet” Triples in Value

Social media platform Reddit has seen its value …

House Price Rise and Fall: Experts explore the possibility of a post-pandemic crash

House Price Rise and Fall: Experts explore the possibility of a post-pandemic crash

Throughout the pandemic, UK house prices have skyrocketed. …

Netflix and Game: it’s not game over yet as streaming giant moves into gaming

Netflix and Game: it’s not game over yet as streaming giant moves into gaming

As the subscription rate begins to slow down, …

Triple Threat: Trump sues Google, Twitter and Facebook alleging ‘censorship’

Triple Threat: Trump sues Google, Twitter and Facebook alleging ‘censorship’

Former US president Donald Trump has announced that …

To mandate or not to mandate: Should companies be able to mandate vaccinations?

To mandate or not to mandate: Should companies be able to mandate vaccinations?

With COVID restrictions easing, and many people going …

Three’s a Crowd: UK introducing three laws that could threaten human rights

Three’s a Crowd: UK introducing three laws that could threaten human rights

UN humanitarian and environmental expert, David Boyd, has …

Press Pause: Antitrust lawsuit seeks to interrupt Google Play Store monopoly
Private Equity’s latest target: Morrisons goes Private

Private Equity’s latest target: Morrisons goes Private

In light of private equity’s descent upon corporate …

What is a “class action lawsuit”?

What is a “class action lawsuit”?

Sometimes, an individual can be wronged by another …

The Great British Job Crisis: UK experiences worst labour shortage in years

The Great British Job Crisis: UK experiences worst labour shortage in years

As the UK experiences its worst labour shortage …

Right to Repair rules change: Is this the end for the broken garden fridge?

Right to Repair rules change: Is this the end for the broken garden fridge?

New right to repair rules introduced on Thursday …

3 ways to demonstrate your commercial awareness in training contract applications

3 ways to demonstrate your commercial awareness in training contract applications

As any budding solicitor seeking vacation schemes or …

Go Green to Make Green: UK Government announces Green Savings Bond

Go Green to Make Green: UK Government announces Green Savings Bond

The Green Savings Bond is a new savings …

Exponential Close: Lloyds to close more branches as banks go digital

Exponential Close: Lloyds to close more branches as banks go digital

Lloyds Banking Group is to close another 44 …

Collective or cartel? Danish media companies band together to tackle tech giants

Collective or cartel? Danish media companies band together to tackle tech giants

The representatives of 29 Danish media companies gathered …