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Changes to Copyright

Some may recall the Queens’ speech at the opening of Parliament, when she announced that the government would do all it could to ensure Britain’s place at the forefront of the digital economy. For many businesses, that means strengthening protection for Intellectual Property rights. The newly...

Uber - Employee Rights and Regulatory Issues

Uber, the taxi app, is facing legal action in the UK over the treatment of its drivers. The GMB union is bringing a case on the basis that Uber does not provide its drivers with basic workers’ rights such as minimum wage, paid holiday or rest breaks. Uber argue that its drivers are not entitled to...

Converting Commercial Property to Residential: How Easy Is It?

When the Government, in 2011, made the initial proposal to permit the conversion of commercial property to residential without the need for a full planning application, it got a mixed response to say the least. It is true that the need for housing is not looking as though it is going to be...

Could Chelsea be exposed to claims over the treatment of team doctor, Eva Carneiro?

Even if you have no interest in football, it would have been difficult to avoid hearing about the recent treatment of Chelsea Football Club’s first team doctor, Eva Carneiro, by the team’s manager, Jose Mourinho. The original incident happened when she was summoned onto the field by the referee to...

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