Sky v SkyKick – Opinion Could Have Serious Ramifications For All Trade Marks

On 16th October 2019, Advocate General Tanchev handed down his opinion in the on-going trade mark dispute between Sky (the digital and satellite television broadcaster) and SkyKick, a supplier of...


Struggling Retail Industry Suffers Worst Year On Record

As consumer spending continues to fall, it is vital companies doing business in the retail sector take steps to protect their own position and closely monitor cash flow management. It...


Atone For The Drone – Regulations Around Drones & Their Safe Use

Many people are wary and suspicious of drones. Businesses can become concerned about their privacy and security and there are general concerns about trespass, and safety. There are also public...


Rival Ancestry Companies At Loggerheads In Libel Claim Resulting In £40,000 Damages

Turvey v Finders An Ancestry Company, Finders featured on BBC’s Heir Hunters has agreed to pay their rivals, Anglia Research Services, an Ipswich father and son genealogy firm featured on...


Funding Options For Business Growth

Planning, people and profit are important when it comes to running a successful business. However, one of the biggest issues for a growing business is cash. Growth requires cash whether...


Have You Been Misled In Contract Negotiations?

Contracts, of one sort or another, form the basis of most commercial transactions. Parties to contracts will usually make representations to the other in the course of negotiations. However, if those...


The Privacy Claim Of The Century – Her Royal Highness Meghan Markle Vs. The Mail On Sunday

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has filed a High Court claim against the Mail on Sunday and its proprietors, Associated Newspapers, over the alleged: Misuse of her private information;...


Unjust Enrichment – Does What It Says On The Tin?

What is unjust enrichment? Unjust enrichment occurs when one person benefits financially at the expense of another in very particular circumstances. When it occurs, the law imposes an obligation on...


Director’s Liability For Failure To Pay National Minimum Wage

According to Government figures for 2017/18 there was a shortfall of almost £16million in employees not being paid the national minimum wage in the UK, with over 200,000 people being...


Lloyd v Google – Landmark Judgment In Respect Of Damages In Data Breach Claims

In the recent case of Lloyd v Google LLC, a class action was initiated by Richard Lloyd, a former editor of “Which”, on behalf of four million Apple iPhone users whose...


Contractual Disputes In Sports Contracts – Liverpool FC And New Balance

When entering in to a commercial contract, it must be remembered that if a disagreement arises you may find yourself as party to a claim for breach of contract. That...


Can A Consumer Reject A New Or Used Car?

Rejecting your car under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 When rejecting a new car or used car, many consumers and business of sale are not aware of the operation of...