What do Snoop Dogg, Donald Trump and Nike Have in Common?

August 14, 2018

ANSWER: all of them have recently been involved in some juicy examples of trademark litigation. Since trademarks are typically one of a company’s most valuable assets, brand owners frequently go to great lengths to protect them. Trademarks potentially give everlasting monopoly rights, so a great deal is at stake in these often fierce and protracted battles. Here’s a roundup o...

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How is the ICO Handling GDPR Data Breaches?

August 3, 2018

And so, another high-profile data breach hits the headlines. The Dixons data breach In June this year, it was announced that Dixons Carphone (owners of Currys, PC World, Carphone Warehouse and Dixons) had suffered a data breach affecting 1.2 million individuals when their processing systems were infiltrated by hackers. The breach occ...

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Business Law | How LawBite Works

July 27, 2018

My name’s Alla Fairbrother and I am one of the LawBrief lawyers who work through the LawBite platform, you can see my full LawBrief profile here. Having worked as an in-house lawyer in a few different sectors and with many legal advice providers, I can say the LawBite platform offers a refreshingly different approach to providing quality business legal a...

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Coming and Going: Working with Temporary Workers (Part 2)

June 26, 2018

Following on from our post last week which focused on agency workers and apprenticeships, here we discuss the use of interns and zero hour contracts. Interns No legal definition of an intern exists, although certain elements tend to characterise the arrangement. Internships prov...

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Coming and Going: Working with Temporary Workers (Part 1)

June 21, 2018

Temporary working relationships are valuable resource for new and expanding small businesses. They help businesses expand incrementally without adding greatly to the coast and complexity of running the organisation at times of fluctuation and great change. You can find that the regulatory environment concerning funding, corporate governance and so on is complicated enough, without triggering the need to comply with numerous...

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Monthly Rolling Tenancy Agreements | What Should Landlords Consider?

January 23, 2018

Monthly rolling tenancy agreements of commercial premises could be an attractive option for Landlords if they wish to test the water with regard to the marketability, popularity and demand of their property. It is also a good option if you are unsure of the business and financial credentials of a proposed tenant. However, there is a lack of certainty in...

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