Research commissioned by Citrus HR found that small business owners would take on more staff if employment law was made simpler – with few saying they had adequate knowledge of the subject.
Unlike the ancient tomes of law that regulate more traditional forms of trade, a lot of laws for business on digital platforms are relatively recent and as such are more frequently side-lined by companies with eyes on the prize.
The dissolution of a business partnership can easily become rancorous – especially when run with your ex. Kirwans senior associate Paul Hunt gives advice to those who have decided to keep working together after a divorce.
Tesco has received £39m from MasterCard in the first of an expected wave of settlements over interchange fee lawsuits filed by UK retailers.
Gravity Payments CEO and co-founder Dan Price announced in April that he would be giving up 90 per cent of his pay to set a new minimum wage for employees. Now, his brother is suing him.
Is your workplace equipped to handle an emergency? Defibshop identifies the key points to consider when looking after the health and safety of your employees.
Online piracy has long been an issue in the UK, but the government has started implementing tougher sentences for those who break the law. To build a clearer picture of online streaming and downloading trends, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) conducted a survey – and the results are out.
The Data Protection Act 1998 was enacted to bring British law into line with the EU data protection directive of 1995. Since then, the rate at which technology has advanced has been astronomical, resulting in a surge of innovative ways in which businesses can commercially exploit personal data.
With the help of entrepreneur James Dyson, the government has set out plans for virtual markers on intellectual property, which would mean that infringers cannot claim that they did not known a particular design was protected.
Sainsbury's is facing legal action from four female shopfloor workers who claim they are paid less than men positioned in roles of the same value.
Nominet has ruled that a Berkshire-based fancy dress shop has until 21 July to hand over its Star Wars domain names to Disney after it lost a legal battle.
Religious discrimination legislation has been in place in the UK since 2003. However, a survey by the Equality and Human Right Commission revealed that these laws are confusing workers and employers alike – so we collected a sample of cases to explain the basics.