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6 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News, Opinion

Charities asked their view on proposed legal changes

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The Law Commission recently published Technical Issues in Charity Law – a formidable wedge of paper that could see several significant changes to current laws.

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5 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

London officially named the capital of European tech

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London has become the de-facto leader in the European tech industry, new research suggests. Data compiled by EY found that 1,000 “international tech investment projects” chose to base themselves in the city between 2005 and 2014. This was more than …

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3 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News, Opinion

London law firm welcomes new partner to the Corporate team

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London-based solicitors Royds have appointed a new partner to its Corporate and Commercial department, as they continue to strengthen their commercial services in the City.

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29 July 2015 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

City solicitors consider data protection issues for health apps

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Royds solicitor Thomas Bjorn has written an article for a leading publication about an important data protection issue facing many in the life sciences industry.

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24 July 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Copying material for private use may now be unlawful

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The private use exception which most of us thought legitimate and long overdue to bring the legislation up to date with modern reality may not survive following a recent High Court judgement.

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29 May 2015 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

City law firm sponsors life sciences event

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A major life sciences event, co-sponsored by Royds, took place in London last month.

From Brewer’s Yeast to Personalised Medicine was organised by the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with companies such as Royds – whose corporate commercial team work closely with clients in the sector.

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15 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Initiative charts the growth of the UK’s tech firms

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The Prime Minister and Chancellor recently welcomed the launch of Tech Nation, the first comprehensive analysis of the UK’s digital technology ‘clusters’.

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Middle market firms are driving job creation

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Medium-sized companies play a far larger role in Britain’s economy than previously realised.

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13 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Event organised to celebrate Tech City’s talent

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A two-week festival – celebrating the ingenuity and enterprise of Tech City – will be taking place in London next month.

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

London tech sector attracts record US investment

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American investors are investing more money in London-based technology companies than ever before, according to figures revealed by the Mayor of London during a recent trade mission to New York.

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20 February 2015 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News, Opinion

Charity Commission releases latest figures

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Almost 5000 new charities were registered last year, according to figures from the Charity Commission. The regulator revealed that a total of 4,863 organisations were added to the register and 4,332 were removed; in an average month, the number of …

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Lobbying laws have a “chilling effect” on charities

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A crossbench peer has warned that charities have been frightened into curtailing public work by a new lobbying law. Lord Harries, the former Bishop of Oxford, said that good causes were worried that their activities might be in breach of …

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