SMEs who overlook the importance of their intellectual property can put their products at risk of counterfeiting. Here’s how to get ahead of the copycats and protect your brand online.
Insolvency practitioner Gavin Jones discusses the kind of damages that might be claimed from a holding company or its directors in the event of the insolvency of a subsidiary – and the defences that might be available to mitigate these.
With the House of Lords examining the effectiveness of the Bribery Act, Aziz Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli argues that the Act seems unnecessarily hard on SMEs.
How much do you know about holiday entitlement? If the answer is not a lot then you need to swot up as there are certain legal requirements. Specialist employment lawyer Matt Gingell highlights the most important areas to look at.
Litigation funding is going from strength to strength in the UK, after Augusta unveiled a £150 million war chest. However, there is an increasing trend for law firms to float, which gives the company the option of tapping its shareholders to fund litigation cases.
A proposal launched by MPs in parliament for a brand new tribunal should solve the problems that have beset both SMEs and banks involved in retail banking disputes.
Arsenal becoming entangled in a Chinese investment fraud is a high-profile and high-value reminder of the way that particular crime can flourish, says Neil Williams of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli.
Hina Belitz, specialist employment lawyer at Excello Law, talks about Netflix going overboard with its sexual harassment policy.
To close its gender pay gap, the BBC has decreased the wages of some its highest earning employees. SME bosses need to err on the side of caution if they want to do the same.
A company was hired to help construct a mobile game version of Westworld. However, it used copyrighted code – bugs and all – from its previous employer: the creator of Fallout. Let’s just say a lawsuit is now in the pipelines.
The high-profile Pimlico Plumbers case is causing uncertainty for employers and workers. Here, Gareth Bridgland, a consultant at Perrys Chartered Accountants, discusses the issue of workers’ rights in the gig economy today.
Artist Tom Edwards and Tesla founder Elon Musk have locked horns over an image of a farting unicorn. What intellectual property lessons can small businesses learn from the dispute?