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Coronavirus Act: Detaining and isolating children

The new powers to detain and isolate ‘potentially infectious’ people under the Coronavirus Act are alarming enough when applied to adults – but how do they apply to children? John Binns, partner at BCL Solicitors LLP explores here.
ethics of AI development, public policy

The ethics of AI development in public policy

Dr Emma Carmel illustrates the paradoxical realities of ethics in AI development, with recommendations for forming an effective public policy.
cbd quality and compliance, novel food application

Setting global standards for CBD quality and compliance

At Mile High Labs, we share a collective vision for global standards of CBD quality and compliance: Let’s discuss the Novel Food application process for the UK.
workforce changes

COVID-19: The legal risks when making workforce changes

The coronavirus crisis is forcing employers of all sizes across the UK economy to make drastic workforce changes, but with this comes considerable legal risk, as employment solicitor Paida Dube explains.
employment law

Working from home: An employment law perspective

Claire Brook, Employment Law Partner at Aaron & Partners, provides an insight into working from home from an employment law perspective.
uk immigration rules, global talent

UK immigration rules: Has the new policy changed UK migration statistics?

Sophie Barrett-Brown and Joshua Hopkins, Laura Devine Immigration, describe the effect of the new UK immigration rules on how people are actually migrating.
global situation for women, international women's day

International Women’s Day: UN review the global situation for women

Let’s discuss the UN Women report, “Women’s Rights in Review 25 years after Beijing,” which documents how gender equality is functioning on International Women's Day.
the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence

Where will the fourth industrial revolution take us?

Georgia Shriane, Senior Associate at Boyes Turner, illuminates the realities of the fourth industrial revolution: Where is AI due to take us?
probate collusion

The risks of probate collusion for local authorities

Philip Turvey, Executive Director of Anglia Research, explains the risks of collusion local authorities face with cases of probate – and how councillors can clamp down on the issue.
laws on Artificial intelligence, OCR technology

Can we realistically create laws on artificial intelligence?

Chris Rourk, Partner at Jackson Walker, a member of Globalaw, talks us through the realities of attempting to create laws on artificial intelligence.
unexplained wealth orders, BCL solicitors

Unexplained Wealth Orders: Will Zamira Hajiyeva’s appeal open the floodgates?

John Binns, Financial Crime team at BCL Solicitors, discusses the implications of the appeal against Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWO).
what we read online, cambridge analytica

Our actions decide what we read online, algorithms are only a part of it

In light of scandals like Cambridge Analytica, Tor Richardson Golinski, Amelia Harshfield and Advait Deshpande dissect the truths of who decides what we read online.
solitary confinement statistics, mortality

Solitary confinement statistics show increased rate of suicides

New solitary confinement statistics show a very strong risk of unnatural death after inmates are released.
black swans, public administration

Rare organisational failure with severe consequences

Here, Professor Wolfgang Seibel explains how “black swans” in public administration are responsible for disasters like Grenfell.
wellbeing tech, privacy concerns

Privacy concerns must be addressed in wellbeing tech

Wellbeing tech has become a familiar idea in workplaces globally, but what are the privacy concerns underlying this revolution?
UK employment law, Ius laboris

What are the changes for UK employment law in 2020?

In this article, Sean Dempsey and Richard Lister of UK law firm, Lewis Silkin take a look at what’s coming up in UK employment law in 2020.
women activists, WHRD

Women activists face disproportionate violence for work

On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, a report examines activist stories across 21 countries and finds a global failure to protect women activists.
xenophobia at work, brexit referendum

How can you deal with xenophobia at work?

With racist and xenophobic ideas on the rise since the 2016 Brexit referendum, we discuss how you can actually deal with xenophobia at work.
turkish language contract

Can you arbitrate with a Turkish party based on a non-Turkish language contract?

Pelin Baysal and Bilge Kağan Çevik of Turkish law firm Gün + Partners, discuss the impact of non-compliance with Law No 805 that requires contracts executed in Turkey with a Turkish party to be written in the Turkish language on the validity of arbitration agreements.
misuse of drones

UK Police force to tackle the misuse of drones

Under the new Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, UK police officers have been granted the power to tackle the misuse of drones.

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