May 2017 Archive

Employment Partner Sarah Peacock selected as a member of Reward 100

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Blake Morgan partner and employment expert Sarah Peacock has been selected as a member of The Reward 100 for 2017. More …

How to mitigate the impact of everyday workplace annoyances

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Research from Samsung highlighted that seemingly minor workplace annoyances can cause severe distractions leading to loss of productivity and even loss of staff. More …

GDPR guidelines

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ePrivacy regulations

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Limitation on when a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators can be filed

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On 11 April 2017, Judgment was handed down in the matter of JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Ltd v Davis Haulage Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 267. This case clarified a few issues relating to when it is (and is not) appropriate to file a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators (NOIA). More …

Dog fight over Zuma trademark

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This case involved the use of the word ZUMA as a company name. More …

When does notice of termination take effect?

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Sometimes the exact date of termination of employment has significant implications for payments, statutory rights or pension entitlements. When will notice validly take effect? More …

Company Secretarial Update

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We review what has been introduced and what more may be to come in the Company Secretarial sector. More …

The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill slips through the election net

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The Act amends the current groundless threats provisions in legislation relating to patents, UK trade marks, EU trade marks, UK registered designs, UK design rights and Community designs. More …

Professional Regulatory - April 2017

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Welcome to our latest update on all the relevant case law and important news in the Professional Disciplinary legal sector. More …