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A question of compromise?
December 2012

Employment disputes are often costly, both in monetary terms and the amount of management time taken up. One way to avoid such actions is through the use of compromise agreements. Continue reading...

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Fast track option set to cut IP dispute costs
November 2012

A new small claims track has been introduced to the Patents County Court. This is designed to speed up the court process and make it cheaper and easier, particularly for small and medium sized businesses, to protect their intellectual property (IP) rights. Continue reading...

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Fast track option set to cut IP dispute costs
November 2012

A new small claims track has been introduced to the Patents County Court. This is designed to speed up the court process and make it cheaper and easier, particularly for small and medium sized businesses, to protect their intellectual property (IP) rights. Continue reading...

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Quotas for female board representation rejected
November 2012

Plans to introduce quotas for the number of women on the boards of listed companies across Europe have been rejected in favour of a 40 percent objective. Continue reading...

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Senior staff to spend longer in the UK
November 2012

The government has announced changes to the immigration rules which will enable companies and manufacturers to keep senior highly-skilled employees in the UK for more time. Continue reading...

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Concerns over additional domains
November 2012

Following the decision to increase the number of generic “top-level domains” (TLDs) that are available globally (such as .com, .net and .org), concerns have been raised about how companies will enable third parties to register web addresses at these new domains. Continue reading...

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Government takes action on parental leave
November 2012

The government has announced a new shared system of parental leave, which it believes will help families balance their work and home commitments. Continue reading...

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Expert advice eases employment law headaches
August 2012

Employment prospects for small and medium-sized (SMEs) construction businesses are continuing to deteriorate, according to a new survey from a leading industry body. Continue reading...

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No fault dismissals dismissed in favour of settlements
August 2012

The government has now dropped its proposal to enable micro businesses – which employ less than 10 people – to make compensated no-fault dismissals. Continue reading...

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Proposed punishments for design infringements
August 2012

As part of its consultation on reforming the design rights framework, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is proposing the introduction of criminal sanctions for infringements. Continue reading...