Monthly Archives: August 2015

Same Same but Different

Whilst English law has recently caught up with the 21st Century by the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013; a lesser known fact about divorce means that there is still inequality within the law. This issue was … Continue reading

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3 Strikes and you’re out – Trade union reform

In July, the new(ish) Conservative government published the Trade Union Bill, which proposed amendments to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. This is part of the Conservative election pledge to review the laws on trade unions and … Continue reading

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Working Time and the drive to work

A traffic-clogged daily commute to and from our place of work is all too familiar to many of us.  The fact that we aren’t paid for the time wasted in that commute merely rubs salt into the wound.  Can that … Continue reading

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Top 10 Legal Tips for selling your business

Thinking of selling your business? Here are my top 10 tips: Keep focused on the business: while your focus may be somewhat shifted towards engineering the sale of the business, it is advised that you employ a qualified team to … Continue reading

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The (Mouse) Empire Strikes Back

A UK company has been forced to give up seven domain names using the words “Star Wars”, following action by Lucasfilm which is owned by media giant, Disney. Abscissa.com Limited, a fancy dress retailer from Berkshire, registered two of the … Continue reading

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Privacy injunctions – what’s the point?

Back in 2011, the country’s newspapers were awash with reports of privacy ‘super-injunctions’.  The furore reached its peak with the case of Ryan Giggs who successfully obtained and maintained an injunction preventing the publication of a story about his affair … Continue reading

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Miss Piggy’s Prince Turned into a Frog

In SHOCKING news the famous Muppets duo announced on social media via a joint statement that they have taken the decision to separate after decades of on-screen romance. Muppets fans will recall that the pair have spent many years contemplating … Continue reading

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