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20 February 2013

Social media: guidelines on prosecution of offences issued

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has issued interim guidelines for use by the Criminal Prosecution Service (CPS) when considering whether to bring char ... Read more...

13 February 2013

Employment Status: Volunteers

Volunteers without contracts not protected under discrimination law A recent Supreme Court decision will be welcomed by charities and other voluntary sector org ... Read more...

6 February 2013

Dismissal and PILON

Dismissing an employee: PILON clauses The Supreme Court has confirmed the approach that a business should take when making a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) t ... Read more...

21 January 2013

Compromise Agreements: Indemnities

A high profile Court of Appeal decision underlines the need for businesses to ensure that any compromise agreements they enter into are carefully drafted. The c ... Read more...

21 December 2012

Unfair Prejudice

A Court of Appeal judgment has highlighted the importance of the unfair prejudice remedy as a means of encouraging proper corporate behaviour in the management ... Read more...

19 December 2012

O'Neill Patient Radio Advert

O'Neill Patient's christmas advert on Imagine Fm O'Neill Patient Solicitors have once again joined forces with 'Imagine Fm'  to raise awareness of all that Haze ... Read more...

14 December 2012

Squatters Rights

Advice on dealing with squatters in your home - Housing - Department for Communities and Local Government There are an estimated 20,000 squatters in the UK. The ... Read more...

11 December 2012

Employment: Post Termination Restrictions

Two recent High Court decisions underline the importance for businesses of reviewing the restrictive covenants in an employee's contract when they are promoted ... Read more...

5 November 2012

Director's Duties: Copyright Infringement

A warning to Directors A case in the Scottish Court of Session highlights the importance for directors of not having too close a personal involvement in a compa ... Read more...

1 November 2012

A review of The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (HFEA) 2008 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (HFEA) 2008 received Royal Assent on 13th November 2008 and am ... Read more...

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