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Michael Evans

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose 2560 1707 Michael Evans

Since the inception of Byfield 15 years ago, a lot has changed within the legal industry. This includes the nature of the crises lawyers and firms face. Conduct and culture…

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Bad Culture Set to Become a Regulatory as Well as a Reputational Issue for Firms in 2022

Bad Culture Set to Become a Regulatory as Well as a Reputational Issue for Firms in 2022 612 366 Michael Evans

Conduct issues have been at the heart of the legal sector’s biggest reputational and regulatory issues in recent years. Everyone is familiar with a handful of #metoo incidents that went…

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Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles

Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles

Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles 2560 1709 Michael Evans

This morning, the news broke that a family-run farm has won its legal battle against Oatly, the multimillion-pound producers of plant-based milk, after they were accused of trademark infringement. Oatly…

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Green Practise

Green and Pleasant Law; How UK Law Firms Can Embrace Green Practise

Green and Pleasant Law; How UK Law Firms Can Embrace Green Practise 1600 550 Michael Evans

As floods devastate Asia and Europe, and the US suffers oppressive heatwaves, Byfield’s Senior Content Executive Tobias Sansome asks the question: what can legal firms do in the fight against…

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Space Law

Space; the Final (Legal) Frontier

Space; the Final (Legal) Frontier 2560 1709 Michael Evans

As commercial interest sparks a ‘Second Space Race’, our Senior Content Executive Tobias Sansome looks at the pre-existing legislation on space, and questions whether it is fit for purpose in…

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The Dividing Line: Social Media, Employee Policies and Reputation Management

The Dividing Line: Social Media, Employee Policies and Reputation Management 1280 905 Michael Evans

As reputation management and public persona become increasingly tied to social media presence, many are beginning to consider implementing a company-wide social media policy. We reached out to our readers…

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The Sleeping Giant – Wikipedia

The Sleeping Giant – Wikipedia 2560 1709 Michael Evans

The media is glutted with cautionary tales of firms that have dabbled in the ethically dubious waters of Wikipedia edits. Wikipedia has previously expressed dissatisfaction with the use of the…

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Bears Fighting Alligators: How to Pick Your Social Media Battlefield

Bears Fighting Alligators: How to Pick Your Social Media Battlefield 2560 1437 Michael Evans

James L Barksdale, a pioneering executive – and endless source of aphorisms – who operated during the late 90s digital boom, famously quipped that “in a fight between a bear and…

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How to Avoid a Reputation Crisis When Presenting to Your Employees

How to Avoid a Reputation Crisis When Presenting to Your Employees 2560 1707 Michael Evans

In the light of recent allegations against KPMG’s Bill Michael, Account Executive Dina Hudson breaks down the value of authenticity, vs the need for tact. KPMG’s Bill Michael threw himself…

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Exclusivity vs. Utility: The Argument Around Clubhouse

Exclusivity vs. Utility: The Argument Around Clubhouse 2560 1920 Michael Evans

Have you begun to think about how you’d integrate Clubhouse into your #communications strategy? Yes                              …

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