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The importance of copyright licences

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A Copyright licence is required to show copyrighted material such as films and TV programmes in public. Make sure your company is covered by the correct licence to avoid costly legal proceedings. More …

Deferred Prosecution Agreements: whose bargain?

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Tesco PLC has announced that its subsidiary, Tesco Stores Limited, has in principle reached a Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding historic false accounting practices. More …

Landlords' consent: when can landlords refuse for fear of enfranchisement?

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A recent case has updated the law on refusing consent (to assign, sublet, change use etc) on the basis that the tenant might acquire the freehold: it will be harder to do so in some modern leases. And the judgment also shows surveyor witnesses how not to deal with a trial… More …

Blake Morgan's employment team welcome protection for NHS whistleblowers

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NHS whistleblowers will be entitled to compensation if they are stopped from getting new jobs in the health service because of their disclosures. More …

Who really owns your name – Ben Evans published in the CITMA Review

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Ben Evans comments on a case where a partner in a firm of solicitors sought to prevent her former firm from continuing to use her name, both as part of the firm's name and also as part of a profile for her on their website. More …