Charity Disputes – The Alternative Dispute Resolution Options Available

In a recent blog, we discussed the duties of charitable trustees in respect of litigation. One of the duties referred to in the blog was: “unless time constraints for bringing...


Appeals Process In The FCA’s Business Interruption Insurance Test Case

Yesterday (Monday 28th September), marked the deadline for all parties involved in the initial proceedings of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) business interruption insurance test case to file a ‘leapfrog...


Bad Faith Trade Mark Applications – Banksy’s ‘Flower Thrower’ Trade Mark Declared Invalid By EU Intellectual Property Office

Artist, vandal, activist, philanthropist or provocateur – whatever your thoughts on Banksy, his ability to get people talking is second to none. Whether stencilling art onto public property, building dystopian...


New Coronavirus Laws Regarding Self-Isolation Come Into Force

New Covid-19 regulations have come into force in England today which set out mandatory self-isolation periods. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020, apply to those who have: Received...


Will John’s Campaign’s Judicial Review Action Succeed?

A charity based in Essex, John’s Campaign, has started a judicial review action against the UK Government as they seek to challenge coronavirus restrictions, which prevent visits from the relatives...


New Job Support Scheme Announced & Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grant (SEISS) Extended

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new Job Support Scheme which will replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) (also known as the furlough scheme) when it ends on 31st October....


Insolvency Measures Extended To Help Charities

Further to our blog published on 25th August 2020 talking about the impact of Covid-19 on charities and their ability to hold general meetings, vital measures in the Corporate Insolvency...


What Do This Week’s New Coronavirus Measures Mean For Employees?

Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the Government has rolled out measures in an attempt to combat the spread of the virus, which includes employees returning to working from home...


Using Intellectual Property Rights To Protect Software – Copyright

Integral to the day to day functioning of many businesses, software should be treated as a valuable asset. If a business utilises software that has been created for it or...


Flexible Working Arrangements For Fathers Post-Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has obviously had a significant impact on working patterns, with many employees having to work from home, changing to work compressed and/or flexible hours to fit around...


Government Confirms That Employees Should Return To Working From Home If They Can

Due to the rise in Covid-19 cases, the Government has rolled out measures in an attempt to combat the spread of the virus, which includes employees returning to working from home, if...


Advice On Covid-19 Testing, Self-Isolating & Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

With a rising R number for England, a number of new restrictions being put in place, the rule of six coming into effect and further measures likely, many businesses and...


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