239 articles over 48 pages
05 September 2012
How employers can protect themselves against unfair dismissal claims when selecting employees for redundancy from a pool has been highlighted in a recent case. Peter Jones in our Employment Team explains.
28 August 2012
A recent UK decision and the forthcoming European Court of Human Rights hearings on dress codes underline the importance to employers of getting their dress code policies right. Lawyers in our Employment Team consider the issues, and how employers can protect themselves against costly claims.
21 August 2012
Liverpool Football Club manager Brendan Rodgers has made recent headlines concerning restrictive covenants made with Swansea City. The issue highlights the importance of ensuring that restrictions in contracts are enforceable. William Walsh from the Employment Team considers how employers can use restrictions to protect their businesses.
20 August 2012
From April 2013, businesses in the UK holding (or in some limited circumstances, licensing) patents and other similar related rights will be able to enjoy a reduced 10% corporation tax rate on profits attributable to their exploitation. James Arneill, of our Commercial Team, considers the new Patent Box regime and how you may take advantage.
17 August 2012
The High Court in the recent case of Toth v Emirates (Nominet UK as intervener) struck out an appeal relating to an abusive domain name registration. Cassandra McCarthy of our Commercial Disputes Team looks at why this is positive news for trade mark owners.