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Osborne ‘considering relaxation of employment protection laws’

24.02.12

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is reported to be considering a relaxation of employment protection legislation in order to stimulate business growth. The Independent suggests that Mr Osborne and the…

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Osborne ‘considering relaxation of employment protection laws’

Government backs single EU patent court

24.02.12

Lady Wilcox, minister at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said this week that the “disunited states of Europe” are falling behind in the race to develop and protect…

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Government backs single EU patent court

Judge concludes Pirate Bay and its users infringe copyright

24.02.12

The High Court of England and Wales has not granted a blocking order, such as exists with Newzbin, but has concluded The Pirate Bay and its users are infringing copyright….

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Judge concludes Pirate Bay and its users infringe copyright

Chisora and Haye Brawl Highlights The Importance Of Reputation Management

21.02.12

Jamie Donald, Amateur Boxer, Manchester As the fallout from the Chisora and Haye press conference brawl continues, the events highlight not only the issue of criminal ramifications but reputation management….

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Chisora and Haye Brawl Highlights The Importance Of Reputation Management

Social networks can’t be forced to filter content, rules top EU court

17.02.12

The European Court of Justice has ruled that social network operators cannot be forced to filter out content such as copyrighted music. The court said the owner of an online…

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Social networks can’t be forced to filter content, rules top EU court

PlayStation® Network accounts to be renamed Sony Entertainment Network accounts

13.02.12

On February 8, 2012, “PlayStation®Network accounts” will be renamed “Sony Entertainment Network accounts” or “SEN accounts”. This change will take effect at the same time as upcoming PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Vita*…

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PlayStation® Network accounts to be renamed Sony Entertainment Network accounts

As Jones Once Said “Don’t Panic”

13.02.12

Ian Hazeldine – Finance Director I remember hearing a statistic that said the probability that a business would experience a disaster in any given year was 4%. That’s once every…

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As Jones Once Said “Don’t Panic”

Legal Aid Bill: The Media Whitewash

09.02.12

Sonya Byrom – Personal Injury Solicitor The current attempt being made by the UK government to limit access to justice for blameless victims of negligence or wronged victims of defamation,…

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Legal Aid Bill: The Media Whitewash

The Legal Aid Bill – Everyone Affected

09.02.12

Michael Forrester – Intellectual Property & Media Associate John Prescott in the Guardian this week focuses upon the affect the Bill will have upon individuals bringing claims against large organisations…

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The Legal Aid Bill – Everyone Affected

Court of Appeal rules fixed share partners are not employees

03.02.12

The Court of Appeal, upholding an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling, has decided that former Lester Aldridge partner Martin Tiffin’s claim for unfair dismissal was not valid, because, as a…

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Court of Appeal rules fixed share partners are not employees

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