Charles Russell Speechlys showcase the best of British emerging luxury at second event
Designed to support and introduce the best emerging, entrepreneurial British brands, products displayed on the night spanned from high end womenswear to handcrafted men’s loafers, and luxurious sleepwear to futuristic ice cream. The brands in attendance included: Beatrice Jenkins, Berkshire Blend, Duke & Dexter, Freddie's Flowers, Hesper Fox, Land Chocolate, Little Moons, PleeseCakes, Sarah Haran, Shackleton, The Fold, Tinct, Whistle + Bango and Xeco.
Guests were able to talk to the brands’ founders and representatives at length, learning about their development and growth, as well as sampling their products.
Jason Saiban writes for Food Manufacture on the food industry's climate change challenge
The key challenge will be how the environmental targets are actually met.
Olivia Crane writes for The Grocer on the importance of robust data protection policies for checkout-less stores
The ‘personal data footprint’ created by this type of service and technology isn’t something that should be overlooked.
Consumers’ unwitting assumptions: A [wh]iskey business in brand competition
Olivia and Anna look at the Liverpool Gin Distillery Ltd v Sazerac Brands LLC case and the question of 'indirect confusion'
Charles Russell Speechlys advises on the sale of No.1 Lounges Ltd to SwissportALD
SwissportALD will run nine No.1 Lounge properties at the UK’s London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Birmingham airports.
eCommerce and the Post-Brexit State of Play
Key UK and EU legislation governing how online platforms deal with consumers and their business users.
Michael Powner and Laurence Whymark write for The Caterer on the implications of the new tipping laws on the hospitality industry
Operators will soon have to pass on tips to staff without deductions.
Anna Sowerby writes for The Fashion Law on the new collaborative approach being taken by luxury brands and online platforms to fight fakes
Online platforms are now under pressure to be more proactive in their approach to tackling the ever-escalating issue of counterfeit goods.
Sarah Morley quoted by Estates Gazette on the implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in TFS Stores v Designer Retail Outlet
Perfume retailer The Fragrance Shop lost a legal dispute with the Designer Retail Outlet and other large shopping centre owners.
Building Back Better: Future Gazing
What’s next for the hospitality industry post-pandemic?
Building Back Better: Re-examining your proposition
Why hospitality businesses should re-examine their proposition now
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Fudco Partnership on sale to Exponent-backed Vibrant Foods
Fudco is a family-owned business selling South Asian ethnic foods in UK and Europe.
InvestAfrica: Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021
The discussion examined the strategies investors and financial institutions can implement to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.
Doing Business Responsibly: Food & Beverage
A return to growth will be a priority post-pandemic for F&B businesses, and doing business responsibly could help you to achieve it
Charles Russell Speechlys advises TDR Capital LLP and the Issa brothers on the real estate aspects of ASDA acquisition
TDR Capital LLP and the Issa brothers have completed their acquisition of a majority stake in ASDA from Walmart.
David Haines and Ingrid Saffin write for Caterer Licensee on the end of the rent moratorium
With the rent moratorium due to end on 31 March, David and Ingrid emphasise the importance of communication with landlords.
Manoj Vaghela quoted by the Daily Mirror, The Caterer and Insurance Business UK on the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling in the FCA business interruption insurance case
Can contract clauses change the world? We think they can!
With the UK’s services centric economy, the F&B sector can play its part in moving towards a sustainable low to zero carbon economy.
Charles Russell Speechlys In Guildford Advises Vegan Cosmetic Company, BYBI On $7 Million Series A Funding Round
Charles Russell Speechlys in Guildford has advised vegan cosmetics company, the Clean Beauty Co Ltd on its $7million Series A Funding Round.
IP in a Pod: Social Media
What IP issues surround the use and protection of hashtags, memes, GIFs and stickers?
Focus Antitrust - 25 November 2020
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.