I think it was Benjamin Franklin who said nothing in the world is certain but death and taxes. Well, for everyone who had to take a crash course in computer literacy during the pandemic (i.e. me), then I’d include stress within that quote. It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, but if little else, it provides a segue into the fraught arena of workplace stress claims for psychiatric injury.
Confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) often get bad press, perceived by many as a way of buying the silence of those privy to the unlawful or unethical acts of others. However, NDAs are entirely legal and, in the world of intellectual property, should be seriously considered as one of the most economic and effective means of protecting intellectual property rights.
Research undertaken by the insolvency and restructuring trade body R3, in Scotland, revealed that the number of insolvency cases (liquidations and receiverships), for the last quarter of 2021, was 164% higher compared to the same period the previous year.