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Proposed changes to employee-shareholder proposals
December 2012

In his Autumn Statement, the Chancellor George Osborne confirmed that the government is legislating to introduce a new employee-shareholder status, with a number of amendments to the original proposals under consideration. Continue reading...

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AstraZeneca patent-abuse appeal fails
December 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled against AstraZeneca in its appeal against a €52.5 million fine for abusing its position as a market leader. Continue reading...

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Employment relationships begin before work commences
December 2012

Employers should take note of a recent decision at the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). Continue reading...

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Red tape costs to be cut faster
December 2012

The costs of red tape on business will be slashed at twice the present rate from early next year. Continue reading...

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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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