You’ve given your brand a unique moniker, only to receive an official legal letter from a big business that’s taken offence. It’s a nightmare entrepreneurs dread, but company name disputes are seemingly inevitable.
Claire O’Brien, head of IP litigation at law firm Mills & Reeve, uses a recent high-profile case to discuss the best approach to take when you want to protect your brand.
Simon Whitehead, partner at HRC Law, recently hit the £1m turnover mark and has joined our Founders Diaries section to share his growth stories.
Going into business with a family member can be a very rewarding experience, but it doesn't always go to plan. Real Business has a look at five occasions it has blown up in a big fashion.
A boardroom generally contains a group of people with independent views and different skills assembled with a common purpose. Disputes, arguments and fallings out are inevitable.
While many Brits have become disenchanted with politicians in recent years, we nevertheless live in a politicised world and many people feel very strongly about certain things, says HR expert Kate Russell.