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23 July 2013

Franchise Agreements

A reminder for franchisors to review their franchise agreements Franchisors should be encouraged to review their franchise agreements in the light of a recent H ... Read more...

11 April 2013

London 2012 Olympic Games: Issues for businesses

The London 2012 Olympic Games will be held between 27 July and 12 August 2012. This checklist highlights some of the issues businesses may need to consider befo ... Read more...

2 April 2013

Directors: Contempt of Court

Director in contempt of court for failing to comply with injunction A recent High Court decision highlights the potential penal consequences for company directo ... Read more...

29 March 2013

Discrimination: Goods and Services

Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation A Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that, if a business is offering services to the public, it must off ... Read more...

27 March 2013

Notice to terminate employment

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that an employer's unambiguous notice of termination can rarely be withdrawn. An employee will be able to take the notice at f ... Read more...

27 March 2013

Budget considerations for SME's

This business briefing highlights the key issues for small and medium-sized enterprises in the 2013 Budget. Simplification of income tax for small businesses Th ... Read more...

23 March 2013

Landlord and Tenant: Break Clauses in Leases

A recent High Court decision will have implications for tenants who are considering exercising a break clause in an existing lease.The court held that a tenant ... Read more...

14 March 2013

Restrictive Covenants in an Employment Contract

A High Court case underlines the importance of careful wording when drafting restrictive covenants, as well as the need for regular review of contractual restri ... Read more...

7 March 2013

The 48-hour Working Week Opt Out

Employers with employees who regularly work overtime, should be made aware of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision on the 48-hour working week opt ... Read more...

28 February 2013

Restrictive Covenants in Franchise Agreements

Franchisors will welcome a High Court decision that applied established employment law principles on restrictive covenants to a business to business relationshi ... Read more...

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