August 2017 Archive

Success in company names tribunal application

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After noticing that several companies had similar names to their company name, our team took the case to the Company Names Tribunal, here is an overview of the case. More …

Brief Banking Bites newsletter

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Brief Banking Bites. In this edition, we discuss GPDR, Fourth Money Laundering Regulations and the law around witnessing a deed. More …

BBC News: Thousands of UK motorists can drive with over 12 points

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Blake Morgan senior associate and driver defence expert Tim Williamson features in BBC News discussing punishment in such situations, and what motorists need to be aware of if they reach 12 points. More …

The Mirror: How to get your deposit back from a dodgy landlord - and what to do if it does all go wrong

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Our Residential Property expert Mark Scott explains how you can get your deposit back from a landlord and what you need to do if something goes wrong. More …

Charity newsletter - August 2017

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Read our latest newsletter from our charities team here at Blake Morgan. Our newsletter covers charity governance code and new GDPR for charities. More …

The Times Business Clinic: Should our drive from the Batcave take us overseas?

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Blake Morgan partner and Franchising expert Sheilah Mackie features in The Times Business Clinic. More …

Matthew Smith presents Innovation in Policy Award at Cardiff University

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Matthew Smith, partner in our employment team in Cardiff was delighted to be invited to present an award at the Cardiff University Innovation and Impact Awards 2017. More …

The News

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EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

Private Client Issues - August 2017

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Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, this month we look at Wills being brought into the 21st Century, the practical pitfalls of lasting power or attorney and much more. More …