Archive for April 2021

Intellectual Property Readiness Checklist

There are many different considerations for businesses with regards to intellectual property, including registered and unregistered rights and various strategies such as anti-counterfeiting. gunnercooke Partner Rosie Burbidge has created a comprehensive checklist for IP readiness, so you can ensure your brand is prepared for every eventuality when it comes to trademark disputes.

The Great Comeback: top 5 books on mindset

From the principles of agile management and leading through crisis, to remote leadership and finding meaning in both work and life, we have collated our Comeback Mindset reading recommendations. Remember – the comeback is always better than the setback. Happy reading! The age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done […]

Lessons from Great Comebacks: Marvel Comics – the superhero of the Comeback world

Every great superhero story features a ‘darkest hour’, and for Marvel Comics, that came in the Winter of 1996. The company had grown throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s – with heroes like The Amazing Spiderman and The Fantastic Four as prized possessions in many homes. But more and more, the comics were becoming collector’s […]

A look at Climate Change, Sustainability and Fashion

A webinar hosted by TMA Europe and gunnercooke The Panellists Rashmi Dube – gunnercooke Partner in Corporate Governance & Litigation Clare Press – Presenter, the Wardrobe Crisis podcast, Producer & Co-Presenter of the UN’s Ethical Fashion podcast Marina Bradford – Sustainability consultant & founder of Bemari, a B-Corp certified impact & circularity consultancy Andrew Griffiths – Director, Community & […]

Event – Harnessing the power of data: inside and outside the Boardroom

SIGN UP HERE. COVID-19 has set off the largest wave of digital and analytics transformation in history! The pandemic has accelerated digitization, e-commerce adoption, and a shift to remote working by 5-10 years. Businesses have post lockdown, moved to the use of remote collaboration tools (such as videoconferencing) and set up online customer interactions, made investment in […]

5 Tips for bouncing back with UK Hospitality

As the hospitality industry opens its doors for the first time this year, gunnercooke would like to wish everyone in the sector good luck.  We are a proud partner of UK Hospitality, the leading trade association supporting hospitality businesses across the UK.  In support of our clients and UK Hospitality members, our Partners have shared […]

Event – Beyond Brexit: An Immigration Perspective

10am – 11am | Tuesday 11th May | Zoom SIGN UP HERE Immigration remains a hot topic in policy making and since the start of 2021, the changes due to Brexit have become evident. But they don’t need to be impossible to face.  The United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union therefore […]

Event – Landlord and Tenant: From Surviving to Thriving

10am – 11am | Wednesday 5th May | Zoom SIGN UP HERE After a turbulent year in hospitality and retail, many businesses in this sector are looking at the temporary measures they used to survive and considering whether they turn them into permanent changes to thrive.  They are now facing many questions on how to […]

The Great Comeback – Disclosure Pilot Scheme 2.0

With the extension of the Disclosure Pilot Scheme (“DPS”) until 31 December 2021 came amendments to the scheme to address feedback received from practitioners by the Disclosure Working Group (DWG).  Governed by Practice Direction 51U (PD 51U), the DPS has been operating in the Business and Property Courts since 1 January 2019 and was introduced […]

Smart Works helps 315 unemployed women through pandemic and joins the gunnercooke foundation to support its endeavours

Smart Works Greater Manchester charity has successfully helped hundreds of unemployed women despite the challenges of the pandemic, benefitting from joining the gunnercooke foundation support network during last year. Smart Works help unemployed women to ‘get the clothes, get the confidence, get the job’, relieving the financial hardship of unemployment through the promotion of economic […]

The Great Comeback Series – Bouncing Back to Happiness (or are we?)

Probably. But that depends on your perspective. And happiness, like all things in life except death and taxes, is a matter of degree. Those of us who have operated in the distressed business environment for over 30 years have heard it said many times before: you are very soon going to be so busy. But it has […]