CITB: Construction’s Digital Future “Depends on the People Who Work in the Industry”

In October 2018, the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) produced a new research report detailing a skills plan for the construction industry (“Unlocking Construction’s Digital Future: A skills plan for industry”). The report investigates the role technology could play in the construction sector.

#News - 03/12/2018

Michael Sippitt speaks at Commonwealth HQ in London about future trends in Commonwealth trade

The Commonwealth organised a very stimulating event about future trends in Commonwealth trade at Commonwealth HQ in London on 30 November, addressed by expert panels with diverse professional and international experience.

#News - 03/12/2018

Clarkslegal bolsters its Thames Valley presence with Corporate and Real Estate Partner appointments

Clarkslegal is pleased to announce two new partner appointments to its Thames Valley office.

#News - 13/11/2018

Zafar Kanani comments in the Raconteur on 'Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain?'

Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy.

#News - 30/04/2018

Future of work panel at Commonwealth Forum

At the Commonwealth Business Forum opening in London on Monday, followed by the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government, Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and the Commonwealth Environmental Platform, and a director of the HR consultancy Forbury People Ltd, will be speaking on a panel regarding the Future of Work in the 21st Century.

#News - 16/04/2018

STEP Malta Conference 2018

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and of the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (the CEIP), on 13 April addressed a session of the 2018 STEP conference in Malta, speaking on ethical and green investment. STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning, with over 20,000 members across the world.

#News - 13/04/2018

Influential Women in Tech

Recent statistics show that only 17% of employees in the UK technology sector are women and only one in six school leavers starting a degree in Computer Science in 2016 was female.

#News - 17/01/2018

Driverless Car Industry Switching Up A Gear

In 2016 we foreshadowed Highways England’s intention to trial autonomous vehicles on motorways by the end of 2017, set out in its “Innovation strategy”.

#News - 15/01/2018

Zafar Kanani comments for IDG Connect on 'Is Bitcoin a bubble?'

Released in 2009 as open source software, Bitcoin has quickly become one of the world’s most notable cryptocurrencies and payment systems. The digital currency is so lucrative because it’s decentralised by design, meaning it doesn’t need access to a central bank or administrator.

#News - 21/12/2017

Tennis Champ Andy Murray Invests in Tech Start Ups

British tennis champion Andy Murray has backed two more early stage businesses on crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

#News - 11/12/2017

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