To celebrate International Women’s day on the 8th March we wanted to champion some of our many female founders so, this month, we caught up with Meeta Gournay, the co-founder of Three Spirit Drinks, a functional, healthier alternative to booze. Made entirely by plants, the drinks’ ingredients are chosen to give you genuine feelings of bliss alongside a great taste.
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.
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’.
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.
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.