Most companies will hold confidential and sensitive information on behalf of themselves and their clients.
Two recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decisions have again shown that the Court is willing to interpret legislation covering Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) broadly and to uphold the rights of an insured party to choose their own legal representatives
In a landmark ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) this morning, it has been held that the operators of physical marketplaces in the EU, in which third parties are selling counterfeit products, can be forced to put an end to in…
When Elgar, composed what became known as the ‘Enigma Variations’ over 100 years ago, the variations and the theme of the composition posed an enigma for Elgar’s audience which still survives today.
Andrew McAulay’s insight into Fixed Costs.
I have recently been approached to act for a number of investors who have received pensions advice from a Portugal-based company called Abana Lda which has been passporting its advisory services into the UK.
In our 'TUPE – How to Comply, and TUPE – Service Provision Change, has there been any?' articles in June, we explained the circumstances in which TUPE will apply. Recent press concerning the insolvency of City Link, Austin Reed a…
From 6 April 2017 all UK employers will be required to pay an apprenticeship levy of 0.5% of their gross annual pay bill to HM Revenue & Customs.
We recently hosted a thought-provoking seminar which looked at the growing care and support needs of people living with dementia.
In our TUPE- How to Comply article last month, we explained that TUPE obligations apply on two types of transfer- a transfer of business and a service provision change. A service provision change occurs when there is reassignment or transfer ‘in-ho…
With the north of England’s growing reputation as a leading hub for the creative sector, we have seen a marked uplift in our work advising media agencies about intellectual property (IP) issues around their own brands and their clients’ brands.
With the media sector in the north of England booming, we have seen lots of M&A activity in recent years as larger agencies seek continued growth by acquiring specialist divisions.