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Justine Ball, Legal Director | Peter Dilks, Partner
Live Q&A: Ask the experts: Workplace, property and business leases
In this live session, we will give an overview of the new Code of […]
Michael Hibbs, Partner
Employment & HR: Changing terms and conditions of employment
In this webinar, we will discuss the process of changing terms and conditions of […]
Joanna Deffley, Regional Head | West
Real Estate: Obtaining vacant possession and the impact on land development
In this webinar, we take a look at when to consider vacant possession issues […]
Nicholas Briggs, Partner
Intellectual property: Crown use of compulsory licensing for new inventions
In this webinar, we will look at compulsory licensing and in particular Crown Use, […]
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Produced and presented by our experts across a range of disciplines and sector specialisms, our webinars offer the most up to date guidance and information for life and business.
From organisation, institution and business issues, to personal matters, our experts provide essential, straight to the point information about the subjects that matter most to you.
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Steven Skiba, Legal Director | Tim Speed, Partner
Does your business interruption insurance cover your losses arising from COVID-19?
In this webinar, we explore the aims of the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposed court […]
Jenny Walker, Legal Director
Real Estate: The benefits of overage agreements when buying and selling development land
In the webinar, we cover the basics of what overage is, why we use […]
Anne Tromans, Partner & Head of Wealth | Andrew Wilkinson, Partner | Helen Bowns, Legal Director | Virginia Harvey, Partner
Wills, protecting your wealth and family matters
In this webinar, our team of experts answer some of the common issues we […]
An audience with music maestros – The Leo Twins
We’re excited this week to be hosting our first-ever virtual music concert - with […]
Lucy Haynes, Associate
In this webinar, we look at: Option Period and Option Fees, land assembly, valuation […]
Intellectual Property: The perils of goodwill
In this webinar, Michael Edenborough QC will present an update on the topic […]
Listen now to one of our informative and inspiring SHMA® Talks. Each episode covers a different issue or thought leadership topic aimed to motivate, engage and inspire the leaders of today and tomorrow.
Taking the form of interviews, conversations, panel discussions, live Q&As and debates, you can hear from national and local disruptors, industry experts, entertaining and motivational speakers, as well as Shakespeare Martineau leaders and rising stars.
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SHMA Talks: ‘Sarah Walker-Smith in conversation with… Professor Baback Yazdani’
We interview Professor Baback Yazdani, Dean of Nottingham Business School, to get his expert view on the effects of the pandemic on the business community and the wider implications for the UK economy.
SHMA Talks: 100 Days of lockdown
Our CEO Sarah Walker-Smith, will be in conversation with Professor Baback Yazdani - Dean of Nottingham Business School, and Professor Abhinay Muthoo - Dean of Warwick in London, discussing how COVID-19 has affected businesses and what the future may hold for the UK economy.
SHMA Talks: Maintaining a positive work culture beyond lockdownOur chief marketing and people officer Ben Buckton will be in conversation with Sara Burks - director of Adaptis, and Helen Hay, our head of culture and talent, reflecting on what has been learned over the last 100 days of lockdown about work cultures.
Discussing leadership best practice and real business issues, ‘Shed Life’ is a light-hearted vlog from Sarah Walker-Smith who - since the government announced lockdown in March - has been leading Shakespeare Martineau from her garden shed.
A trained accountant, governor at NTU and member of both the CBI council and Society of Leadership Fellows, Sarah also has a passion for musical theatre and strongly believes in bringing your authentic self to work.
Welcome to the Shed!
Episode 1: Introducing the shed
Find out why Sarah has been self-isolating for so long and get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a modern CEO of a national law firm during lockdown.
Episode 2: Mindset matters - let's eat cake!
Sarah shares her top tips about focussing on what you can control in times of crisis, and discusses how we can all get a bigger slice of cake by working together.
Episode 3: The new abnormal
What is the new abnormal? Sarah introduces the concept of the ‘new abnormal’ calling upon other business leaders to join her in working collaboratively to “be the change that we want to see.” Read the original Open Letter here.
Episode 4: Why leaders can’t hide in the proverbial ‘corner office’
Sarah chats with author Damian Corbet about the power of social media and the importance of leaders showing authenticity, personal values and empathy - as well as discussing his experience of the C-19 crisis.
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Higher education | No more force majeure? A comment on the OIA’s latest update
On 22 June 2020 the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) published an updated […]
Real Estate & Planning
Billions promised to kick start the economy – welcome news for house builders, registered providers, developers and planning authorities
Promises to ‘build build build’ and to put infrastructure, planning and skills at the […]
Corporate & Commercial
Committee on Climate Change – Progress Report to Parliament
For the individual
What rights do grandparents have?
Real Estate & Planning
Waking up the market: Deal complete on £5.7m affordable housing scheme
100 DAYS AFTER LOCKDOWN
Corporate & Commercial
Update: Coronavirus – Temporary Relief for publicly traded companies
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