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Aug 13

Patents – The Basics

Some people may think that once you have obtained patent protection for your product, you need do nothing further to protect your rights against infringement or to claim damages from...

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Aug 13

Patents – The Basics

Some people may think that once you have obtained patent protection for your product, you need do nothing further to protect your rights against infringement or to claim damages from...

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Aug 13

TUPE – Post-Transfer Obligations and Collective Agreements

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that Article 3 of the European Acquired Rights Directive, which is transposed into UK law by the Transfer of...

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Aug 13

TUPE – Post-Transfer Obligations and Collective Agreements

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that Article 3 of the European Acquired Rights Directive, which is transposed into UK law by the Transfer of...

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Aug 13

In Brief: Advice on Occupational Asthma

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a website dedicated to advice on how to reduce occupational asthma. This is aimed at employers and is part of the HSE’s ongoing...

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Aug 13

Health and Safety – Working With Display Screen Equipment

Many workers spend a large part of their day looking at a computer screen, laptop or touch screen. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 specifically deal with...

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Aug 13

Health and Safety – Working With Display Screen Equipment

Many workers spend a large part of their day looking at a computer screen, laptop or touch screen. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 specifically deal with...

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Aug 13

Bring Your Own Device – Data Contollers' Obligations

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) requires data controllers to take appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or...

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Aug 13

Bring Your Own Device – Data Contollers' Obligations

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) requires data controllers to take appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or...

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Aug 13

E-Commerce Law – Compliance Guide

The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations introduced specific legislation to underpin e-commerce. If your business has an Internet presence then you need to make sure that you are not falling...

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Aug 13

HMRC – Overnight and Subsistence Expenses

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are well known for their dislike of claiming expenses without complete documentation but the reality, as every businessperson knows, is that maintaining complete and accurate documentation...

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Aug 13

HMRC – Overnight and Subsistence Expenses

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are well known for their dislike of claiming expenses without complete documentation but the reality, as every businessperson knows, is that maintaining complete and accurate documentation...

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Aug 13

Company Disclosure Rules – The Basics

The Companies (Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2008 set out the the requirements as to where and when company trading names, names of directors etc. need to be shown. The Statutory Instrument...

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Aug 13

Company Disclosure Rules – The Basics

The Companies (Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2008 set out the the requirements as to where and when company trading names, names of directors etc. need to be shown. The Statutory Instrument...

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Aug 13

Employee Fraud: Warning Signs

Employee fraud was a boom area even before the recession started.  ‘Targeted’ frauds, often backed by organised criminals, are also becoming more common. In these cases, an employee (often using...

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Aug 13

Employee Fraud: Warning Signs

Employee fraud was a boom area even before the recession started.  ‘Targeted’ frauds, often backed by organised criminals, are also becoming more common. In these cases, an employee (often using...

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Aug 13

Tenants' Right to Buy

The right of secure tenants to buy their homes was established under the Housing Act 1980. The original rules have subsequently been amended, however, mainly owing to a growing number...

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Aug 13

Mortgage Exit Administration Charges – Consumer Redress

When you ask for a redemption statement from your mortgage lender, it can come as an unpleasant surprise to see an additional charge termed ‘mortgage exit administration fee’ (MEAF), which,...

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Aug 13

Zero-hours Contracts, Zero Liability?

Condemned by the press as draconian and employer-biased, zero-hours contracts (ZHCs) offer no guarantee of work and may prevent the worker from working elsewhere. Rumour has it they offer no...

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