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Retail Therapy, is brought to you by RPC's Retail team, to keep you updated on the latest legal developments affecting the retail sector.

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New year, new strategy – what to expect in a post-pandemic retail landscape

Topic: Retail Therapy 04.03.2021 Read more
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What if my CEO asks me about…. whether employees need to be vaccinated before coming back to our premises

Topic: Retail Therapy 25.02.2021 Read more
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Retail Compass Spring edition 2021

Topic: Retail Therapy 12.02.2021 Read more
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Dry January? No/lo drinks to start 2021

Topic: Retail Therapy 26.01.2021 Read more
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What if the CEO asks me about... protecting our supply chain?

Topic: Retail Therapy 13.01.2021 Read more
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Buy Now Pay…after Christmas? The ASA's new guidance on BNPL advertising

Topic: Retail Therapy 22.12.2020 Read more
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What if the CEO asks me about… the latest online customer solutions?

Topic: Retail Therapy 01.12.2020 Read more
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Data and the trust barometer – the new frontline of retail

Topic: Retail Therapy

Published by Oliver Bray, Senior Partner and more.

The inventor of the world wide web has a startup. Sir Tim Berners Lee's company Inrupt has launched Solid, a platform for giving consumers control over their data. Solid keeps user data in a secure locker, or pod, and access can be granted or revoked as needed.

30.11.2020 Read more
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Tiers for [GDPR] fears

Topic: Retail Therapy 26.11.2020 Read more
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Furlough, Act Now to Avoid the Knock

Topic: Retail Therapy

Published by Kelly Thomson, Partner and more.

As we leave behind the curious summer of 2020, both HMRC and the SFO are readying themselves for the new term. First order of business: combatting corporate misuse of furlough and Covid-19 bail-out funds. According to official statistics released on 18 September, furloughing of staff in the wholesale and retail sector peaked on 24 April at 1.85 million employees - by 31 July, initial figures show 789,000 retail jobs furloughed– a decrease of more than a half since the peak for the sector. Some furloughed employees in the wholesale and retail sector have been returning to work as lockdown restrictions eased, others have, sadly, faced redundancy. As the furlough scheme winds down to a close next month, some employers may be faced with HMRC insisting that their furlough claims amounted to a misuse of – or even fraud against - the scheme.

23.09.2020 Read more