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  • Trade Marks - Asset or Liability?

    04 November 2014

    ​When you have an idea that spirals into a commercial or charitable venture, your initial reaction may be to protect your intellectual property in that idea. This may be a patent or a design but in almost every case, you are well advised to consider a trade mark.…

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  • The Review - Autumn 2014

    30 October 2014

    The Review is a quarterly newsletter, keeping you up to date with legal issues affecting you and your family. Read this issue for articles and guides on the following topics: Wills, common law marriage, buying property with someone, trade marks, business partnerships and student lettings. Written by our solicitors, for you.…

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  • A guide to buying property with someone else

    30 October 2014

    Buying property with someone else has many advantages and is of course common with couples, whether married or not. Read our guide on buying property with someone else, which should help you identify which option is best suited for you. …

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  • A Parent's Guide to Student Lettings

    08 October 2014

    If you have a child living away at University or College, you may have put them up in student accommodation. Be sure to read our short, handy guide to make sure you and your child's interests are protected during and after the tenancy.…

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  • Whistleblowing protection extends to “worker” supplied through own company

    23 September 2014

    In a case which will be of interest to Employment Businesses and particularly those specialising in the provision of Health & Safety at Work consultants, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has found individual human being consultants providing services through their own intermediate service limited companies are “workers” for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation.…

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  • HR managers’ authority to bind employer

    23 September 2014

    A number of interesting cases have been decided this summer which bear on common day to day operational issues faced by HR managers and their employers.…

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  • Constructive dismissal – two wrongs can make a right

    23 September 2014

    ​For some years a debate has raged in the Employment Tribunals and Courts whether an employee who has, often unbeknownst to the employer, committed a serious ‘repudiatory’ breach of his or her contract of employment can rely on a later serious breach by the employer to bring a claim of constructive unfair dismissal.…

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