Property fund managers did not adequately plan for stressed market conditions, says FCA

July 21st, 2017

Authorised Fund Managers (AFMs) did not adequately plan, or have clear policies or procedures for valuing their property portfolios under stressed market conditions, the market watchdog has said.

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BBC under fire over ‘gender pay discrimination’

July 20th, 2017

The BBC could face a series of legal challenges in coming weeks, after an overview of how much the broadcaster pays its top workers and stars revealed a significant ‘gender pay gap’, Joelson’s Employment Solicitors in London can report.

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Employers need to support staff who experience mental health issues

July 19th, 2017

The story of a company CEO who congratulated an employee that openly asked to take sick leave for mental health reasons has gone viral on the internet, Joelson’s London Employment Law Solicitors can report.

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IPO rules in London trademark dispute

July 18th, 2017

An iconic music venue in London has won a legal battle with a fashion outfit which had sought to trademark the Electric Ballroom name.

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Google’s Android app store to relax ban on real-money gambling apps

July 17th, 2017

Leading tech giant Google will be relaxing its longstanding ban on real-money gambling apps in coming weeks, according to reports.

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Increasing number of overseas investors pumping money into London property market

July 14th, 2017

The latest research appears to suggest that an increasing number of overseas investors are pumping money into London’s property market in the wake of recent falls in the value of sterling.

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Senior manager sacked after ‘controversial Facebook comment’ challenges charity at Employment Tribunal

July 13th, 2017

A UK woman who was reportedly sacked over a controversial comment she posted on Facebook is challenging her ex-employer at an Employment Tribunal, Joelson’s London Employment Lawyers can report. Ms Angela Gibbins, who worked as a senior manager at prominent charity The British Council, was suspended from her position and later dismissed following a Facebook … Continue reading “Senior manager sacked after ‘controversial Facebook comment’ challenges charity at Employment Tribunal”

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App could make all the difference in the war against counterfeit goods

July 11th, 2017

A smartphone app designed by UK academics could prove a potent weapon in the fight against counterfeit clothing.

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Liverpool City Council seeks views on proposed SCIP

July 10th, 2017

A UK City Council has opened a consultation on a proposed Special Cumulative Impact Policy (SCIP) which, if introduced, could have far-reaching implications for future licence applications in the affected area.

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UK commercial property top investment in global survey

July 7th, 2017

The UK continues to be the most attractive commercial property market to invest in, a new survey has suggested.

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