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Ignition Team support Euromoney initiative Teach First

We were delighted to be invited by Euromoney Plc to contribute to their TeachFirst legal work experience programme last week, which enabled students from diverse backgrounds interested in a legal career the opportunity of one week’s virtual work experience with their in-house legal team.

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Uber loses Supreme Court appeal

On Friday 19 February 2021 the judgment in the final instalment of Uber’s legal battle was handed down, with the Supreme Court unanimously dismissing the ride-hailing app’s appeal. The Supreme Court’s decision was long-awaited and will have implications for the gig-economy and status of ‘workers’.

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Cryptocurrency: Recent legal developments in the UK

Across our practice for some time now we have been helping clients deal with issues relating to block chain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. It is surprising to think that bitcoin came into being over 11 years ago now and since then, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in general have been advancing at a breakneck pace.

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Igniting the Spark

Igniting The Spark with reboxed

This month we caught up with Phil Kemish at reboxed. reboxed is a sustainability-focused refurbished and pre-owned tech brand based in Brixton, south London. Its mission? To rehome 100 million devices by 2030.

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The Impact of Brexit on the Workforce Webinar: Recording

On the 26th January we held a webinar to discuss employment law issues arising from the UK’s departure from the European Union. Ignition Consultants Polly Jeanneret, Jemima Coleman and Nicky Cranfield were joined by immigration specialist Kim Vowden. Below we have a video recording for those of you who couldn’t make it on the day.

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How to avoid disputes in both Commercial and Employee Relationships

The life of building a start-up business is intense. You’ve come up with a concept and an idea and invested in developing it into a marketable opportunity. The relationships you develop with your staff and external parties both in the early stages, and then once the business is up and running, are vital to its success.

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Enforcement of judgments in Europe post Brexit

If you are forced to initiate litigation against a party and ultimately obtain a judgment in your favour, sometimes you have to take steps to enforce that judgment. Following our departure from the European Union, the enforcement of cross-border judgments has now become more complex.

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