May 2018 will see the implementation of GDPR. This new legislation will change businesses’ legal responsibilities in the management of data – and being legally compliant will help you avoid some hefty fines.
Beer brand Heineken has said a second stage look at its purchase of British pub chain Punch Taverns it is a “positive step” towards completion.
France drew attention at the start of the year with its right to disconnect law, which, by its title, suggests all employees have the legal right to switch off from their jobs when they leave work for the day, or are on holiday.
Having first used the Special K brand in 1955, food manufacturing company Kellogg’s is countering a move by Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis to use the term for his own merchandise line.
For those looking to implement GDPR ahead of time, here’s a quick round up of the steps you should be looking to take.
For the government to meet our demands for better healthcare and education, it first has to earn revenue from somewhere. So it pays to know the difference between tax and duty, its primary sources.
The Bob Marley heirs have had their fair share of trademark battles, but their latest trek to court offers an important lesson for smaller companies.
We canvassed the business landscape for opinion on the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats’ manifesto pledges to introduce ethnic pay gap reporting.
We are less than one year away from the EU’s new data protection law, which begs the question of whether businesses are GDPR ready. Sarah Thompson of McGuireWoods summarises where we are now and provides some fast facts.
Legal expert Dan Hyde, partner at Pennington Manches and the founder of CyberCounsel, explains why GDPR compliance is not something that can be ignored by British businesses, just because we’re leaving the EU.
The UK government launched its five year National Cyber Security Strategy in November 2016, investing £1.9bn to protect UK businesses from cyber attacks and make the country the safest place to live and do business online.
Nestlé has long wanted to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat bars, and 17 May marks its latest attempt to stop the competition (Cadbury) from getting a say in the matter.