The compensation culture may have just received its greatest support to date, following the Supreme Court ruling to axe employment tribunal fees.
The Supreme Court has dished out justice in terms of the tribunal fees staff have had to pay to bring a claim forward – and bosses need to be made aware of it.
Brexit creates significant political, economic, legislative and market uncertainty. However, the need for assurance is essential to long-term commercial contracts.
It is neither unlawful nor unusual for employers to gather and hold information about their employee’s medical condition. However, once obtained, bosses must act responsibly and with caution.
The long awaited Taylor Report is here. Led by Matthew Taylor (Chief executive of the Royal Society of the Arts), it was commissioned by the prime minister last October to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business.
Former investment banker Jeff Blue recently took Mike Ashley to the High Court over the non-payment of £14m, which he alleges was part of a verbal agreement promising him money in exchange for doubling the share price of Sports Direct to £8 within three years.
While conceived and issued in Europe, GDPR cannot be ignored by UK businesses. And given its complex nature. it’s best to ensure data compliance earlier rather than later. But some bosses still aren’t sure which regulations they’re subject to.
You’ve given your brand a unique moniker, only to receive an official legal letter from a big business that’s taken offence. It’s a nightmare entrepreneurs dread, but company name disputes are seemingly inevitable.
In most cases verbal agreements are deemed legally binding. But is it still considered valid after a two hour drinking session? It’s something Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley is about to find out.
It’s common for companies, particularly those in London’s financial services, to record business calls. But is it all completely legal? MiFID II is coming.
Brands are increasingly using non-traditional trademarks as identifiers, with hand gestures being the latest trend. But KISS bassist and singer Gene Simmons courted controversy when he tried jumping on this particular band wagon.
In a highly competitive market, brands are facing a growing challenge from online counterfeiting, with fake goods affecting bottom line, reputation and customer trust.