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.
Yahoo has this week announced its purchase of Qwiki, the start-up behind an iPhone app that allows users to turn photos, music and videos into short movies automatically. Continue reading
The tough economic climate has raised a multitude of problems for businesses the biggest being raising finance. Continue reading
From Monday 29th July 2013 fees will become payable in the Employment and Employment Appeal Tribunals. Continue reading
Featured in the Queen’s Speech were the following matters relating to employment law and HR:- Continue reading
Google Glass is still a long way from being ready for consumers however it has already attracted the attention of authorities and people for all the wrong reasons.
Britain’s high streets now present a sorry sight, with shops boarded up. We have suffered a “perfect storm” of large retailers moving to out-of-town shopping malls, landlords unwilling to drop rents, councils unwilling to drop rates and car-parking charges, and customers buying more of their goods online.
The pensions world breathed a sigh of relief last month when the European Commission dropped plans to include solvency requirements in its updated Directive on occupational pensions, the so-called “Solvency II”.
The recent publicity on same-sex marriages – now allowed in France and in some states of the USA – has drawn attention to a bizarre anomaly in the British pensions legislation. It concerns the entitlement of a same-sex partner to a spouse’s pension.
The International Trade Commission (ITC) has overturned an earlier decision in which it had decided that Apple did not violate a Samsung Continue reading