Businesses clash over cake trade mark

November 21st, 2017

A small café in a seaside town recently found itself embroiled in a trade mark dispute over a range of fruit scones.

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Charity wants decisive action to tackle maternity discrimination

November 20th, 2017

  A leading charity has said that ministers need to do more to address maternity discrimination, London Employment Lawyers Joelson report.

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Former charity manager loses her Employment Tribunal claim

November 20th, 2017

A woman who was dismissed from her job at a leading charity after posting derogatory comments about Prince George on Facebook has lost her Employment Tribunal claim, London Employment Lawyers Joelson report.

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Developers secure largest West End let in more than 20 years

November 17th, 2017

British Land, one of the biggest property development and investment companies in the UK, has finalised terms on a pre-let office space covering 310,000 sq ft.

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Gambling Commission unveils new five-point gambling strategy

November 17th, 2017

A new five-point plan for “fairer and safer gambling” has been unveiled by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).

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May urges firms to spend more on R&D

November 16th, 2017

British businesses are being urged by the Prime Minister to put more money into research and development (R&D).

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Rider at the centre of sexism row to sue sporting bodies

November 16th, 2017

A cyclist who previously represented Britain at the 2012 Olympics is taking legal action following her removal from the country’s elite programme, London Employment Lawyers Joelson report.

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Small business owner takes on bank in unusual litigation case

November 14th, 2017

Barclays Bank is embroiled in a legal battle with a customer, who has claimed that the institution mis-sold a complex derivatives product.

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Leasehold compensation Bill sees success in Parliament

November 13th, 2017

A new Bill which would introduce a compensation scheme for out-of-pocket leaseholders has been invited back to the House of Commons for a second reading. Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston, introduced the Bill to Parliament this week. He said the leasehold laws protecting homeowners must be overhauled to stifle “rip-off” freeholders and builders, … Continue reading “Leasehold compensation Bill sees success in Parliament”

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New ASA guidance seeks to clear-up common misconceptions about gambling advertising

November 10th, 2017

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has released new guidance clarifying what constitutes ‘an advert’, how ‘freely accessible’ ads are defined and what might have ‘particular appeal’ to under-18s in terms of gambling advertising.

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