December 2012 Archive

Changes to international trade mark application processes

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Kate Briggs highlights the recent changes to the trade mark application process in New Zealand and Greece. More …

Child Support Agency - All change again

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The Government has for some time been planning to implement changes to the child maintenance system that is paid through the Child Support Agency (CSA). More …

Comment on Government plans to reduce large-scale collective redundancy consultation period from 90 to 45 days

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The Government has announced plans to reduce the minimum consultation period from 90 to 45 days for redundancies of 100 or more employees. More …

Dealing with bankruptcy after divorce

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Over the last few months we have seen the court have to grapple with the difficult issue of bankruptcy following divorce. More …

The power to suspend an order for possession

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The recent Court of Appeal ruling in Birmingham City Council v Ashton shows that it is not always appropriate to order the suspension of a possession order. More …