Blogs, News and Articles

Whether you are interested in the articles that we have prepared for our clients and contacts and/or had published in national, professional or specialist trade media, our news releases about developments at the firm or at our clients or a less formal perspective on events from our blogs, the information is here. You might also take a look at our publications section. For further information, please contact Cheryl Sturdy or John North.

Employment Tribunal statistics continue to show a decrease in claims

The Government’s quarterly Employment Tribunal statistics for the period from January to March 2014 have now been released and Continue reading

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UK retailers hold their breath over test case which could cost them millions

Retailers may have to pay millions of pounds in higher wages and back pay to workers if a test case for equal pay is successful.  Continue reading

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European Commission Adopts IP Action Plan

On 1 July the European Commission (EC) adopted an Action Plan to address infringements of commercial scale intellectual property (IP) rights in the European Union (EU) and a Continue reading

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Tech Week Proves a Success

London Technology Week, which ran between June 16th and June 20th, is said to have exceeded all expectations, after visitor numbers Continue reading

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Jewellery & Watch London 2014

Stephen Welfare and Irene Trubbiani (both of Royds IP Unit) were lucky enough to be invited by our client, the British Jewellers Association, Continue reading

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Flexible working for all

The Government’s worst kept employment secret is now in force. All employees with at least 6 months continuous Continue reading

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WE’RE EXCLUSIVE…..NOT ANYMORE WE’RE NOT!

Employers will no longer be able to impose strict conditions which forbid workers on Zero Hours Contracts from seeking outside work opportunities. Continue reading

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Employment Law Update

  • The February update reported on the failed judicial review of Unison against the imposition of Employment Tribunal fees. Continue reading
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Royds expand life sciences department with new hire

City lawyers Royds LLP have continued the expansion of their life sciences department with the appointment of experienced lawyer Dipti Continue reading

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Tech Sector Geared to Boost London’s Growth

This week (June 16th – June 20th) has seen London’s first ever “Technology Week”, which has been designed to showcase the region’s role Continue reading

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