While much of the development of ESG can be attributed to demands by investors and consumers, regulations are emerging to put requirements around companies' stated ESG-reported outcomes.
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February, the Home Office has been increasing its published visa decision waiting times as it prioritises the processing of applications under the Ukraine schemes.
Spinal cord injuries can have devastating effects on people's lives. As well as the large restrictions such injuries place on victims' physical capabilities, it can also put a strain on their finances, familial relationships and ability to work.
With the increase in regulatory and governance requirements for defined contribution schemes, we have seen a significant increase in the volume of transfers to Master Trust arrangements.
Determining employment status for tax purposes to enable the correct payment of income tax and NICs on earnings has resulted in contractors and companies being involved in considerable head scratching.
BCL Solicitors LLP
UK-based CBD companies may feel they have had a rough ride recently as the FSA introduces the new novel food application process, which requires non-medicinal CBD products...
Marks & Clerk
A patentee can bring an action for infringement only once the patent has been granted. The claim need not be restricted to acts committed after grant.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Issuers of standard listed equity shares and Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs) will now be required to satisfy certain previously issued climate-related disclosure requirements ("Requirements").
J A Kemp LLP
Technical Board of Appeal 3.5.07 has now applied the opinion given by the Enlarged Board of Appeal in G 1/19 (discussed in our Briefing here) to the pedestrian simulation application where the referral was made.
Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers
Both humanitarian protection and refugee status are forms of leave in the UK that are granted to applicants who are endangered or otherwise in need.
Ancestry visa is for Commonwealth citizens who are 17 or over at the date of planned arrival in the UK and who are able to prove that one of their grandparents was born in the UK or Islands.
Return on Investment (ROI) is a widely used measure of efficiency or profitability of an investment. Put simply, it identifies which parts of your portfolio are delivering value to your organisation and which are not.
The Innovator visa category is for more experienced businesspeople seeking to establish a business in the UK. Applicants must demonstrate an ‘innovative', ‘viable' and ‘scalable'...
Do you have undiscovered value in your business? Intangible assets like intellectual property can make up a significant proportion of the value of a business, but can be hard to spot and are often hiding in plain sight.
To employ migrant workers on work permits in the UK, employers must first obtain an authorisation from the Home Office called ‘Sponsor licence'...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On May 10, 2022, Prince Charles announced in the Queen's Speech that the Government would bring in new legislation to "strengthen" the UK's financial services industry to ensure that...
CE marking refers to the obligation on manufacturers to affix the letters "CE" to certain products traded in the European Economic Area (EEA). It serves as a declaration that the product...
The Queen's Speech 2022 (the "Speech"), given on 10 May 2022 (available here), details the UK Government's priorities for the year.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of the United Kingdom (UK) announced that citizens of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will be able to apply for an electronic visa waiver to travel to the UK for tourism...
Tag lines like "Just Do It" are nothing more than the entry point to a given company's story. We are of course borrowing the words made famous by Nike.