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June 29th 2015

Starting a business can be both challenging and rewarding but it requires careful planning, research and preparation.

A passing off claim is a way of enforcing an intellectual property right explains Paul Gordon in our dispute resolution and litigation department.

Our employment partner, Matthew Clayton and employment solicitor, Asim Khan addressed over 30 business owners, marketers and HR managers keen to learn about the pitfalls and potential legal implications of employees using social media at work, at an event organised by CIM Gloucestershire last Tuesday evening.

A first tier tribunal has upheld a monetary penalty notice for £50,000 for failure to comply with the rules on unsolicited direct marketing calls, as set out in Regulation 21 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended).

Society believes that an offender should be punished for their crime. However, it also recognises that once the punishment has been served, the offender should be rehabilitated back into society having served their “time”.

With immigration a key political issue ahead of the upcoming general election, businesses can often find themselves on the front line of the debate. Therefore, it is vital that they ensure their recruitment processes are in line with statutory requirements.

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