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September 26th 2012

A recent discrimination claim brought against leading local employer GCHQ underlines the risks to businesses of discrimination in the workplace.

In recent years Parliament and the tribunals have developed a series of ‘bear traps’ which can produce unforeseen liabilities for the unwary employer. Two recent tribunal decisions provide a good illustration of this explains partner Matthew Clayton in our employment team.

Although a business may create intellectual property (IP) during the course of its operations, in reality this IP is created by individuals. 

This order, which came into effect on 11 July, now enables the registrar to send letters and notices of strike off to defunct companies and LLPs by electronic means, including email and text messages.

A High Court case has recently demonstrated that the courts are more willing to uphold restrictive covenants.

 

We have hit our fundraising target for our charity of the year through a series of fundraisers.

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